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Lakers beat Warriors, 105-102, in overtime

October 22, 2010 | 10:03 pm

Kobebryant_300 The Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors, 105-102, in overtime Friday night in Ontario at Citizens Business Bank Arena in the final exhibition game for both teams.

Kobe Bryant, who didn't play in Thursday night's game against the Warriors in San Diego so he could rest the right knee he had surgery on this summer, played 35 minutes and finished with 22 points on six-for-19 shooting.

Guard Monta Ellis scored 41 points to lead Golden State, which was playing without point guard Stephen Curry, who sprained an ankle on Thursday night. Reggie Williams added 27 points for the Warriors.

Shannon Brown, who finished with 18 points, hit a three-pointer in overtime to give the Lakers a lead they would not relinquish. Ron Artest made two key baskets in the overtime.

Derek Fisher finished with 13 points and Pau Gasol added 12 in the victory. Lamar Odom did not play because of a sore left thumb and tight back, Theo Ratliff sat out with a swollen left knee and Luke Walton played only 4 1/2 minutes because he re-aggravated a right hamstring injury.

The Lakers, who needed a 9-0 run in the final minutes of the game to force overtime, finished the exhibition season with a 4-4 record.

They open the regular season Tuesday night at Staples Center against the Houston Rockets.

-- Broderick Turner

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant pulls up for a jumper over Warriors forward Vladimir Radmanovic in the first half of Friday night's exhibition game in Ontario. Credit: Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press


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