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NBA scores: Warriors beat Nets, Kings top Magic on busy Friday

There were 12 games on the NBA schedule Friday night after just two on Thursday. Both the Warriors and Kings were victorious over Eastern Conference opponents on Friday.


The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings both won on Friday night after getting a day of rest on Thursday.

DeMarcus Cousins recorded a double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds as the Kings beat the Orlando Magic, 91-82.

The Warriors improved to 12-7 on the season after beating the Brooklyn Nets, 109-102, on Friday. David Lee led the way for the Warriors, scoring 30 points and grabbing 15 rebounds in the win.

The league's biggest matchup on Friday was a Western Conference Final rematch between the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder. The Lakers fell in a hole, giving up 41 points in the second quarter and could not fight back from it, losing 114-108. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 36 points while Russel Westbrook added 33 points. Kobe Bryant had 35 points for the Lakers.

In the Eastern Conference on Friday, the Philadelphia 76ers knocked off the Boston Celtics, 95-94, in overtime. Evan Turner led the Sixers with 26 points while also grabbing 10 rebounds. Rajon Rondo recorded a triple-double with 16 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds in the loss.

Thursday night was not as busy with only two games on the schedule. The New York Knicks rolled to a 112-92 victory over the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks edged the Phoenix Suns, 97-94.

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