Lakers prove Groundhog Day is real, fall behind 3-0 to Nuggets with another loss

In a movie scene that has played over and over again, the Lakers started fast and finished slow as they fell to the Nuggets in Game 3 on Thursday, 112-105, falling behind 3-0 in the series. LA’s superstar duo once again came out strong. Anthony Davis ended the game with 33 points, 15 rebounds and three assists. LeBron James pitched in with 26 points with six rebounds, nine assists, two steals and one block. Austin Reaves was the only other Laker to reach double figures in scoring, though he fi

Lakers collapse in fourth quarter, lose on buzzer beater to Nuggets

In the most crushing loss to the Nuggets yet, the Lakers watched a 20-point second-half lead crumble as they fell to Denver in Game 2 on Monday on a Jamal Murray buzzer-beater, 101-99, falling behind 2-0 in the series. Anthony Davis put the Lakers on his back, scoring 32 points with 11 rebounds, two assists, a steal and a block. D’Angelo Russell, who has constantly struggled against the Nuggets, finally came to play, scoring 23 points and going 7-11 from behind the arc.

Lakers survive Pelicans rally, secure No. 7 seed with play-in win

The Lakers outlasted a frantic Pelicans comeback and a back-and-forth fourth quarter to secure a second-straight win in New Orleans and earn the No. 7 seed, 110-106. LeBron James had another epic night, scoring 23 points with nine rebounds, nine assists, three steals and two blocks. It was a slow night for Anthony Davis, who scored 20 points on 6-16 shooting and grabbed 15 rebounds, though he did knock down a pair of clutch free throws late.

Lakers devour Pelicans, capture eighth seed with blowout victory

The Lakers manhandled New Orleans on Sunday, 124-108, to secure the eighth seed and a rematch against the Pelicans in the play-in game. LA’s superstar duo dominated in all aspects of this game yet again. LeBron was an assist-giving machine, dishing out 17 and scoring 28 points with 11 rebounds and five steals. The Pelicans had no answer for Anthony Davis who scored 30 points with 11 rebounds and three assists.

Lakers five-game winning streak snapped by Pacers

All good things must come to an end and the Lakers' win streak did just that on Friday in Indiana. The Pacers earned a 109-90 victory, snapping the Lakers' string of five straight wins. After missing the last game, Anthony Davis returned Friday night and scored 24 points with 15 rebounds and three assists. LeBron James had a dunk fest in the first half and ended the game with 16 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists.

Lakers end two-game losing streak with dominant win over the Hawks

After losing a much-needed game on Saturday, the Lakers bounced back Monday night with a great win against the Atlanta Hawks, 136-105. The starting five for LA has been an offensive threat ever since they were put together and they once again all scored in double digits. D’Angelo Russell knocked down five threes to tie Nick Van Exel for the most threes in a season in franchise history. He finished with 27 points and 10 assists.
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