Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors spoil Kobe’s farewell in Oakland, 116-98

Los Angeles Lakers' Julius Randle, right, and Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes (40) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 26 points, with his first eight baskets coming on 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-98 Thursday night in what was likely Kobe Bryant’s last game in Oakland.

Bryant had eight points, six rebounds and three assists in 28 minutes. It was the Lakers’ final regular-season visit to Oracle Arena, and Bryant plans to retire after the season.

Curry put the Warriors ahead 84-70 on a one-handed breakaway dunk off a long pass from Andre Iguodala in the closing seconds of the third quarter for his first score inside the 3-point line. The reigning NBA MVP made eight 3s for the eighth time this season and the 18th time in his career — most in NBA history.

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