The LA Lakers will hit the road in a back to back as they face the Golden St Warriors in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night.
Start time from Golden St is set for 10:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.
The NBA point spread from this contest has the home side Golden St Warriors favored by –12 1/2 points with a total of 202 1/2 points.
The teams went head to head four times a season ago with the Lakers winning three of the four games with each club covering the spread once home and away.
The Lakers are 1-0 on this young season after a 116-103 home victory on Tuesday night to the LA Clippers as a +9 ½ point underdog. The game went over the total of 202 ½ points. The Lakers were down four after three quarters then outscored the Clippers 41-24 in the final period.
The Lakers shot 45.2% from the field but were hot from three sinking 14 of 29 from beyond the arc. They crushed the Clippers on the glass by a 12 more rebounds. Xavier Henry came off the bench to lead the Lakers with 22 points and six rebounds on 8 of 13 shooting. LA used much of its roster as ten of their players played 18 or more minutes. Pau Gasol contributed with 15 points and 13 boards in the opener.
Golden St finished off the 2012-13 season with a record of 47-35 and were the sixth seed in the Western conference. The Warriors upset the Denver Nuggets in six games in the opening round. In the Western conference semifinals the Warriors were eliminated by the San Antonio Spurs in six games as Golden St loses game six 84-82 as a +2 ½ point home underdog on May 16th. The team loses backup guard Jarrett Jack in free agency. The core of the team remains in Klay Thompson, David Lee and Stephen Curry. They are hoping for a healthy season from center Andrew Bogut who is an important part of their defense.