Warriors

Warriors

In possession of a two-game lead over the Nuggets with five games remaining in the regular season, the Warriors can start looking ahead of the playoffs.

That means resting some of their regulars. And that will start Thursday against the Lakers.

Backup guard Shaun Livingston and reserve center Andrew Bogut won't play against Los Angeles, the team announced Wednesday night.

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Livingston scored two points in 15 minutes against the Nuggets on Tuesday, while Bogut scored four points in four minutes.

The Warriors face the Lakers in Los Angeles on Thursday, and come home to face the Cavaliers on Friday. You can expect more players to rest against Cleveland.