We broke down some of the more intriguing numbers from LAL’s 115-89 loss vs. Golden State in their sixth preseason game in Shanghai:
Percent field goals for Golden State with 63 of their 115 points coming in the second half. L.A.’s starting unit kept the game close in the first 24 minutes, but the Warriors used a hot shooting performance – particularly in the third quarter – from the floor to put the game out of reach.
Points for Klay Thompson on 10 of 14 field goals and 5 of 6 three-pointers. Thompson keyed a 16-4 Warriors run to end the third quarter with three straight triples during a minute-and-a-half stretch. In three preseason games vs. the Lakers, he averaged 21.3 points on 53 percent shooting and 45.4 percent on three’s.
Combined minutes for Shawne Williams and Wes Johnson, both of whom started alongside Pau Gasol in the frontcourt in the first half and second half, respectively. This was a new starting lineup combination in the preseason for coach Mike D’Antoni as he opted to play small throughout much of the game. Johnson scored five points and five rebounds in his first action since the team’s second preseason game (foot).
Three-pointers made for the Warriors out of 26 attempts, a 57.7 percent clip. Thompson led the way with five triples, followed by Draymond Green’s four (as a rookie, Green shot just 21 percent on three’s in the regular season) and Kent Bazemore’s three.
Assists for Andre Igoudala, six coming in the third quarter when Golden State turned a four-point halftime deficit into a 12-point lead. Igoudala scored just four points, but grabbed seven rebounds and recorded five steals.
Steals for Jordan Farmar, to go along with nine points and four rebounds, in 23 minutes off the bench. Farmar returned to action for the first time since the preseason opener (calf).