Steph Curry scores 33 as Golden State Warriors open title defense with win over Los Angeles Lakers; LeBron James scores 31

The 2022-23 NBA season began Tuesday night as the Golden State Warriors received their 2021-22 championship rings and raised another banner before beating the Los Angeles Lakers 123-109. Stephen Curry had 33 points in the win, despite an off-shooting night from 3-point range (4 of 13). For the Lakers, LeBron James began his pursuit of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's all-time scoring record by notching 31 points. Here's a recap of all the action from opening night.

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