FRESNO David Lee scored 19 points and Klay Thompson 18 to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 110-83 on Sunday night in an exhibition opener for both teams.
Lee scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds in the third quarter, when the Warriors outscored the Lakers 37-10 to turn a nine-point halftime deficit into an 86-66 lead.
Kobe Bryant, Metta World Peace and Jordan Hill scored 10 points apiece for the Lakers, who were without center Dwight Howard (back). Steve Nash had five points and three assists in his Lakers debut.
None of the Lakers' projected starters played in the second half.
Rookie Harrison Barnes and Carl Landry scored 13 points apiece for Golden State.
The Warriors were without starters Andrew Bogut (foot) and Stephen Curry (ankle), though both dressed.
In other preseason games:
Hawks 92, Heat 79 Josh Smith scored 21 points, Lou Williams added 18, and Atlanta beat visiting Miami.
Chris Bosh finished with 22 points, and LeBron James had 10 for the defending NBA-champion Heat, which played without Dwyane Wade as the star guard recovers from surgery on his left knee.
Ray Allen, making his Miami debut, had 10 points and five assists in 27 minutes.
Wade is expected to travel with the Heat for a seven-day trip to China that will include exhibition games against the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday and Sunday.
James had six rebounds and a game-high six assists in 24 minutes.
Celtics 105, Emporio Armani Milano 75 In Milan, Italy, Rajon Rondo scored all 17 of his points in the first quarter and added six assists to lead Boston over Emporio Armani Milano, two days after the NBA team opened its European tour with a loss in Turkey.
Jeff Green also had 17 points off the bench for Boston.
Green missed all of last season after a physical exam revealed an aortic aneurysm. He underwent surgery and became a free agent before re-signing with the Celtics in August.
Hornets 85, Magic 80 Brian Roberts scored 17 points to help New Orleans beat Orlando before a crowd of 18,133 at Mexico City Arena. Mexico-born Gustavo Ayon added 12 points.
Bobcats 100, Wizards 88 Gerald Henderson scored 19 points and host Charlotte held off a late rally to beat Washington.