The Lakers suffered a defeat after a close match with Sacramento.
The Los Angeles Lakers lost 111-116 in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season Sacramento Kings held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California on the 19th (Korean time).
LeBron James (32 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists) struggled, and Russell Westbrook (19 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists) did his part, but the last shot was not enough. The Lakers, who went 20-25, maintained 13th place in the Western Conference.
The Lakers took the lead early in the game. James and Troy Brown Jr. scored back-to-back, while Dennis Schroeder hit a long-range shot. Also, following Westbrook’s layup, Wenyan Gabriel and Kendrick Nunn also scored like Altoran to lead 39-28.
However, in the second quarter, Harrison Barnes, Malik Monk, and De’Aaron Pax allowed runs to pursue. The Lakers countered with Westbrook and Gabriel’s offense, but gave up points to Keegan Murray and Pax. At the end of the quarter, Rion Holmes also conceded and the first half ended with a 60-61 reversal.
Even in the second half, the Lakers struggled. The score opened as Kevin Herder and Barnes scored one after another. James scored from both the inside and outside and gave strength, but it was not enough alone. Barnes and Herder hit 3-pointers, and Murray dunked. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 82-90, still Sacramento’s lead. 헤라카지노
By the 4th quarter, the Lakers had their strength. Nunn and Juan Toscano-Anderson attacked, and Westbrook’s outer gun broke the rim one after another. Afterwards, Pax conceded, but Schroeder and Westbrook scored to turn it around 101-100.
But the goddess of victory was not on the Lakers’ side. After hitting a 3-pointer by Herder, Parks broke through and took the lead again. The Lakers caught up again with goals from Gabriel and James, but that was it. He knelt down in Sacramento, giving Barnes a decisive scoring foul.
Meanwhile, in Sacramento, Pax (31 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists) led the victory with a one-man show, and Herder (18 points, 3 rebounds, 8 assists) and Barnes (20 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists) also contributed. With this victory, he ran 5 consecutive wins (25 wins, 18 losses).