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NBA: Stephen Curry Outshines LeBron James As Warriors Pip Lakers - In Pics

Stephen Curry scored 31 points upon return as the Golden State Warriors overcame LeBron James’ 40 points and 13 rebounds in a 128-121 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Curry was 12 of 24 from the field and had six rebounds and five assists in 31 minutes after missing three games due to a sprained right ankle. Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Jonathan Kuminga had 23 and Draymond Green added six points, 12 rebounds and 13 assists after he missed the last game due to back soreness. D’Angelo Russell tallied 23 points and 13 assists for the Lakers, who played the final three quarters without Anthony Davis, who suffered an eye injury.

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dunks during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James reacts after a shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) defends against Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after a shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) defends against Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Golden State Warriors forward Jonathan Kuminga (00) shoots against Los Angeles Lakers guard Max Christie (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles.

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NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Golden State Warriors Photo: AP/Ashley Landis

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) and Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles.

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