The Golden State Warriors have put the Los Angeles Lakers to sleep on Thursday night, 108-90. The Lakers played James and most of their good players due to injuries and load management without LeBron. In the meantime, the reigning back-to-back champions played mercilessly.
DeMarcus Cousins led the Warriors with 21 points and 10 rebounds, surpassing former Warriors Center JaVale McGee. Quinn Cook rose 18 points from the bench, while Kevin Durant scored 15 points.
DeMarcus Cousins has 20-point / 10-rebound games in a row and thus four such games this season.
̵1; Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) April 5, 2019
What if I told you that Steph Curry had only 5 points in the first half and the Warriors had 12 turnovers have committed, but the Lakers have blown out at half-time come out?
The champions jumped out on this fallen version of the Lakers with a cruel savagery that I have not seen since "Shark Week". The lead of the Dubs doubled in the first quarter, without Curry scoring a single point.
END OF Q1: The Lakers, who are out of the field 6: 29 (20.7 percent), face 39-12 and 0 for 10 of three. Durant (11 points) almost trumped the Lakers.
– Connor Letourneau (@Con_Chron) April 5, 2019
In the second quarter, the Lakers showed a little pride, but the dubs were not too worried.
Lakers play like their G-League team, while the Warriors play like a well-oiled machine #bars
– Logan Murdock (@loganmmurdock) [5April19023] April 5, 2019
Durant led The dubs stole 13 points after two quarters, while Quinn Cook raised another 12 on the bench and DeMarcus's cousins 10 own.