Los Angeles Lakers @ Golden State Warriors
Regular season records: Los Angeles 43-39, Golden State 44-38
Current series standings: Golden State 0, Los Angeles 0
How to watch
- When: Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Pursuit Center — San Francisco, California
- TV: TNT
- To follow: CBS Sports App
What to know
On Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors will battle it out against the Los Angeles Lakers in a Western Conference playoff game at 10 PM ET at Chase Center. After coming in as an underdog in a win, the Warriors will walk in as the favorite.
The Warriors earned some postseason bragging rights after a successful performance on Sunday. They took down Sacramento 120-100.
Stephen Curry went supernova for the Warriors, earning 50 points along with 6 assists and 8 rebounds.
Meanwhile, you can’t lose the game if you win every quarter, which was exactly the strategy of the Lakers against the Grizzlies on Friday. Los Angeles really took it to Memphis for a full 4 quarters, pulling off a 125-85 win at home. The game was nearly over at the end of the third, with the Lakers building a 33-point lead.
The Lakers made it a team effort, putting up 33 assists (they ranked 15th in the regular season). They are 11-2 if they passed the ball that well.
The first-to-four series between the Warriors and the Lakers begins on Tuesday. Check back on CBS Sports to see who will be wrong-footing their playoff series.
Golden State is a 4.5 point favorite against Los Angeles, according to the latest NBA odds.
The over/under is set at 228 points.
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