The Lakers, who upped their record to 11-7, also snapped a seven-game skid against the Jazz. The under is 4-0 in the last four Los Angeles games overall. One of the best European players in the league is playing at a really high level, and so far he posted 19.8 points per match and 11.1 rebounds, having.551% from the field.
Coming into Wednesday night's game, the Cavs had an issue with turnovers. Entering Sunday's action, they ranked fifth in the league in this category with 13.8 per game, fitting considering they coughed it up 14 times against the Lakers.
The Nuggets have played 7 games during the last two weeks. It is understandable that they are scrutinized and picked apart more than other sequences in the game.
One of the aforementioned Nuggets injuries was to guard Gary Harris, who sat out against the Thunder with a sore ankle.
Orlando Magic won 108-104 against the Los Angeles Lakers, beating it in eight days. Luckily for the Lakers, they no longer have to face the Magic this season (unless, of course, the teams should meet in the NBA Finals). Mirroring Sunday's basketball match, the Los Angeles Lakers was giving an awesome performance because after one quarter, the team was holding a 31-15 lead.
Brandon Ingram scored 24 points while the Lakers struggled in their first game back from an Eastern Conference road trip, committing 24 turnovers and managing just 10 assists all night.
But, instead of driving to the basket or attempting a short jumper, James sent the ball out to a wide open Kentavious Caldwell-Pope behind the three-point line.
In the latest loss, Orlando gave up 12 offensive rebounds that resulted in 23 second-chance points.
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The Lakers and their opponents' final score has beaten the Over/Under 2 times, while falling under 4 times. "I think Lonzo's been good, Kuzma's been good".
LeBron James has not just maintained his incredible standard of play, but by ESPN's real plus/minus he's increased his defensive rating 0.57 since last season (-0.68). He's averaged 13.2 PTS, 6.5 REB, 0.9 AST, 1 STL, 2.8 BLK and 1.5 TO on the season.