In the past 10 games, the Lakers ranked sixth in the league in offensive points and shot 33.8%, fifth in the league. Therefore, it can be said that they should make some upward return is an understatement, but even with this in mind, the explosion of the distance between them and the Sacramento King is incredible.
The Lakers hit 17 three-pointers last Friday, shooting a staggering 51.5% from beyond the three-point line, and defeated the Kings 115-94. This is their second-highest field goal percentage this season, and it is also the three-thirds they have created in a game.
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His highest record last season? 25… against these kings. There may be something in this theory.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is also worth mentioning. The team’s starting shooting guard was frustrated by his shooting difficulties and indecision during the season, but tonight is the return of Bubble KCP. Caldwell-Pope flies up and down the court during the transition, rushing to corners with confidence, chasing three-pointers instead of grabbing them reluctantly, this is a predator , In the poor defense of the Kings eat meat. When he shot 4-7 from the depths, he ended the night with 13 points and was far more influential than the activity indicated by his body line.
With this victory, the Lakers now lead 31-18 this season, and despite their recent decline without LeBron James and Anthony Davis, they still remain fourth in the Western Conference. Regardless of whether the Heat or not, this team is continuing to fight, which is what everyone can ask for in this period of time. This is enough to show their mental resilience. Even if they do not revolve around two stars, they are not always beautiful, and their efforts are worthy of the team’s appreciation.
Now they will return to Los Angeles for the second game of this seven-game “road” trip. They will play the Clippers at Staples Center on Sunday. The team will rest on Saturday, when Andre Drummond (toe), Wesley Matthews (Wesley Matthews) (who left Friday’s game due to a neck injury) are imminent, Other teams will continue to recover.
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