The 32-year-old finished the game with 26 points and scored a three-pointer with more than a minute left on the clock to reverse his side’s 14-point loss in the final quarter.
The Warriors, who had struggled in the first half, managed to hang onto LeBron James’ buzzer despite saving the game for the Lakers.
“We maintained our composition,” he said after the game according to ESPN. The second unit was amazing in both parts.
“We got some momentum in the second half to give us a chance and we had to go down the stretch.”
The Lakers looked dominant early in the game and took a 19-point lead in the first quarter.
But the Warriors came back in the second half, ending a five-match winning streak for the Lakers.
James, who completed 19 points, felt that his team was working hard.
“I think we had some tough breaks, some tough calls against us in the second half slowed down our pace,” he said after the game. “We could not return to a rhythm.”
Durant and Harden shine for the Nets
Elsewhere in the NBA, the Brooklyn Nets snagged the Milwaukee Bucks 125–123 in the thriller.
Kevin Durant, who finished on 30 points, scored a late three-pointer to seal the win for his team.
Nets new star man, James Harden, was also in impressive form and finished with 34 points, becoming the first player in Nets history to score 30 points in his first two matches.
“He gets a lot of attention,” said Nets coach Steve Nash, speaking about the impact of the All-Star eight times.
“Any way you slice it, he makes us a better team to be sure, and he’s incredible at reading the game with the ball in his hands. It’s a luxury, and we get him in real shape And he ‘will be even better. “