Warriors fall to Lakers 103-100, get 1 more chance to make playoffs

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(KRON) – The Golden State Warriors fell three points shy of securing a spot in the NBA Playoffs.

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Warriors with a final score of 103-100.

The Dubs will have one more chance to advance as the 8th and final playoff spot in a game later this week against the Memphis Grizzlies. 

1st half

The Warriors lead the Lakers 55 to 42 after Curry hit a three before the half.

Curry led the scoreboard for the Dubs with 15 points. He also had four rebounds and two assists at the half.

Juan Toscano-Anderson had eight points off the bench, along with five rebounds.

LeBron James and Anthony Davis shot a combined 15.8% (3-19) in the 1st half, their worst FG % in a half since becoming teammates, according to ESPN Stats Info.

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LOS ANGELES (KRON) — The Los Angeles Lakers host the Golden State Warriors Wednesday to compete for the seventh seed in the Western Conference Playoffs.

The starting five for the Warriors are: Andrew Wiggins, Draymond Green, Kevon Looney, Kent Bazemore and Steph Curry.

Meanwhile, the starting lineup for the Lakers consists of: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Dennis Schröder.

The winner will advance straight to the NBA Playoffs as the seventh overall seed.

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