Thompson had just signed a contract extension worth $70 million.
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Klay Thompson scored a career-high 41 points in his first game since signing a contract extension, teaming with backcourt star Stephen Curry to lead the Golden State Warriors past the winless Los Angeles Lakers 127-104 Saturday.Curry added 31 points and 10 assists, and the Warriors withstood Kobe Bryant's big plays to thrill a blue-shirt wearing sellout crowd of 19,596 in the team's home opener.Atlanta's Jeff Teague scored 25 points and Al Horford added 20 in the Hawks' 102-92 win in the home opener against the Indiana Pacers.Rookie point guard Elfrid Payton had 16 points and nine assists.Chris Bosh had 30 points and eight rebounds for the Miami Heat, which downed the Philadelphia 76ers 114-96 for their second straight win.
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