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The Los Angeles Lakers went into Dallas on the high of a 2 game winning streak and looking to sweep their 3 game road trip, but Monte Ellis, Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks had other plans. The Mavericks shot a blistering 18 for 35 from 3 for 51 percent which was just too much to overcome for the Lakers who were only 5 for 13. The 39 point disparity from deep for the Mavs was the difference in their 140-106 victory over the Lakers Friday night. Continue reading
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Wesley Johnson has not had many highlights this season for the Los Angeles Lakers but that changed on Wednesday night when he scored 5 points in the deciding final minute of the game which pushed the Lakers over the top to a narrow upset 98-92 victory over the Houson Rockets. Continue reading
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Nick Young returned to action on Tuesday and it seemed to spark the Lakers in their 114-109 win over the Hawks in Atlanta. Continue reading
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The Golden State Warriors completely bum rushed the Los Angeles Lakers from the outset and at one point were up by as many as 38 on Sunday night.
Steph Curry scored 30 points and fellow Splash Brother, Klay Thompson, scored 18 points, in route to a 136-115 victory over the Lakers at Staples Center. Continue reading
The Lakers were within 11 points going into the 4th quarter but then the Spurs put the game out of reach in the 4th by going up by as many as 22 points. The Spurs were able to make up shooting a sub par 41 percent on the night by knocking down 10 for 23 three-point shots, on their way to 93 to 80 victory the Lakers. Continue reading
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The Los Angeles Lakers knew full well how good the New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony Davis was before Wednesday night’s matchup as he averaged 25 points, 10.7 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and shot 62.2 percent from the field in 3 games versus the Lakers last season. If they didn’t, they were reminded as Davis went off again on the Lakers, scoring 25 efficient points on 12 for 16 from the field; he was all over the floor defensively as well, getting 6 blocks and numerous more that he altered or deterred.
The final score of 109-102 is a bit misleading as the Pelicans took control of the game in the 3rd quarter and early in the 4th, getting up by as many as 23 points. Continue reading