The second game of the doubles game of the opening night 2021-22 didn’t disappoint as the Golden State Warriors roared home and celebrated a 121-114 comeback win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Led by a 21-point, 10-assist, 10-rebound triple double from Steph Curry, who led six players in double digits, the Lakers remain winless on opening night in the LeBron James era.
Sporting News will follow live scoring updates and highlights from Lakers vs. Warriors on Tuesday night. Below are the full results of the 2021 NBA Opening Night game.
Lakers vs. Warriors Score
|NBA opening night||Q1||Q2||Q3||Q4||final|
Lakers vs. Warriors Live Updates, Highlights from the NBA Opening Night
(All times east)
FINAL: Warriors 121, Lakers 114
12:45 p.m. – That’s a wrap, the Warriors beat the Lakers in the second half with 68-55 and open their season with a W!
12:36 pm – The Warriors’ ball movement creates a lot of problems for the Lakers as they create one open shot at a time. Andrew Wiggins buries the triple to extend the lead to nine points.
You have 30 assists on 41 field goals scored.
12:31 pm – The Lakers leave points on the table at the free throw line. You’ve now missed five of the last six on the line. Warriors lead 112-103.
12:30 pm – Bijielica comes out BIG for the Warriors. He has up to 15 points, 11 rebounds and four assists four minutes from time.
12:24 p.m. – Nemanja Bjielica is called to a Flagrant 1 after she catches LeBron James in the head. He goes 1 of 2 on the line and the Lakers get the ball back. Avery Bradley is training the triple and the game is back to four points 100-96 .
12:22 p.m. – With his fourth triple of the night, LeBron James climbed to 12th place on the all-time 3-pointer list.
12:20 p.m. – Make this a 24-6 run for the Warriors!
12:15 pm – Dubs’ banking unit takes over! The non-curry group made it to a 15-5 run to get one 98-90 lead , their greatest game.
12:10 p.m. – Here comes Steph! Nine minutes before the end, the Dubs take the lead. There is a big finish on the opening evening.
Late third quarter: Lakers 85, Warriors 83
The Warriors hold on and, thanks to a 9-1 run at the end of the third, they are only two points behind in fourth place.
00:03 am – It was a tough night shooting the ball for Steph Curry, who was under constant pressure from the Lakers defense and sent several bodies in his way. He has 16 points, 10 assists, and seven boards at 4-out-of-18 out of the field and 1-out of-7 out of depth. Jordan Poole is the only other Warriors player in double digits with 13 points.
12:00 noon – Carmelo Anthony’s pump fake on the free-throw line leads to a violation. Let’s call this some early-season rust.
11:55 pm – A horror for Steph Curry, who slipped and apparently injured his ankle. After a quick tape job, he’s back outside on the floor.
11:50 pm – Year 19 … LeBron can still fly!
AD and LeBron are now with a combined 49 points on 21 of 35 off the field.
11:43 pm – The LeBron x AD connection is already in mid-season form. LeBron with the nifty touch pass for the layup caps, a 7-0 run for the Lakers as they manage it 68-61.
11:35 pm –And the game is tied! Jordan Poole buries his first triple of the game to make it through 61-61.
Halftime: Lakers 59, Warriors 53
The Lakers led with up to 10 points, with AD (20 points) and LeBron (18 points) remaining on the gas. Despite the Lakers domination inside, the Warriors refuse to leave and their banking unit of Andre Iguodala, Nemanja Bjielica and Damion Lee gives them precious minutes. The trio put together 20 points at halftime.
11:10 p.m. –The Warriors have no answer for Anthony Davis, who sets everything in motion! He leads the Lakers with 20 points in 9-of-16 shooting.
10:56 pm –There it is ,Russell Westbrook gets his first Bucket of the Game with a layup. He is 1 of 5 off the field.Lakers lead 48-43in the middle of the second.
10:50 p.m.– The king still has to miss! He is up to 14 points.
End of first quarter: Lakers 34, Warriors 32
The Lakers go into break two points clear, with Anthony Davis and LeBron James making up 24 of the team’s 34 points.
Davis tops all scorers with 14 points while LeBron has 10. Curry leads the Warriors with eight points in 2-of-8 shooting.
10:40 p.m.– A quick five-point hallway from Steph Curry helps cut the gap to just two points as the Warriors begin to find their rhythm at the end of the quarter.
10:35 pm –It was a slow start for Steph Curry, who went 1 to 7 off the field to start this game.
10:30 p.m. –The home crowd welcomes the new laker Carmelo Anthony and the 2020 champion Rajon Rondo in the STAPLES Center.
10:27 pm –LeBron is sending it away. The Lakers explode on a 10-0 run to reach 17:12 in the middle of the period.
10:24 pm –The Lakers ‘economies of scale are already being felt as LeBron and AD overwhelm the Warriors’ greats in color.
10:15 p.m. –And we’re at the STAPLES Center, and LeBron James finds DeAndre Jordan for the long-distance praise!
After a brilliant preseason, Jordan Poole starts as shooting guard for the Dubs.
The Warriors starters for tonight’s opener: Steph Curry, Jordan Poole, Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, Kevon Looney.
– Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) October 19, 2021
The Lakers go BIG to start the season on the Davis-Jordan Front.
Lakers starters for the opening night against GSW: Westbrook, Bazemore, LeBron, AD and Jordan.
– Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) October 20, 2021
Curry just makes it out of the logo!
Westbrook breaks free before opening night!
Carmelo Anthony is ready to make his official Lakers debut.
Warriors Schedule 2021-22
|Oct 19||at Lakers||22 O `clock||TNT|
|Oct 21||vs. Clipper||22 O `clock||TNT|
|Oct. 24||at Kings||21 clock||–|
|Oct. 26||at thunder||8 p.m.||–|
|Oct 28||against grizzlies||22 O `clock||–|
|Oct 30||against thunder||8:30 p.m.||–|
|November 3rd||against hornets||22 O `clock||ESPN|
|November 5th||against pelicans||22 O `clock||ESPN|
|November 7th||against missiles||8:30 p.m.||–|
|November 8th||against hawks||22 O `clock||–|
(All times east)
Lakers Schedule 2021-22
|Oct 19||against warriors||22 O `clock||TNT|
|Oct. 22||against suns||22 O `clock||ESPN|
|Oct. 24||against grizzlies||9:30 p.m.||–|
|Oct. 26||at Spurs||8:30 p.m.||–|
|Oct. 27||at thunder||8 p.m.||–|
|Oct 29||against cavaliers||10:30 p.m.||–|
|Oct 31||against missiles||10:30 p.m.||–|
|November 2||against missiles||10:30 p.m.||–|
|November 4th||against thunder||10:30 p.m.||–|
|November 6th||at Trailblazer||10:30 p.m.||NBA television|
(All times east)