Lakers Rain Down 22 Three-Pointers to Crush Shorthanded Grizzlies
In their latest victory, Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers had D’Angelo Russell scoring the highest points of the night with 24, and Anthony Davis making 19 points, claiming 11 rebounds and performing six blocked shots. LeBron James scored 16 points and secured nine rebounds in only 23 minutes of play. These impressive scores led the Lakers to a 134-107 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. The win was the third consecutive victory for the team.
During the match, D’Angelo shot 6 shots from beyond the three-point line. Austin Reaves also produced 16 points for the team, contributing to the impressive shooting performance of the Lakers. Rui Hachimura, who scored 23 points, also played an extraordinary game.
Los Angeles has been experiencing shooting struggles in recent games, but it made an astounding 58% of its shots against the Grizz. Both LeBron and Anthony made most of their presence felt as they drew defenses, creating ample space for their teammates to take advantage of the opportunities. The Lakers continued their dominance as they outrebounded Memphis 54-33 and made 62.9% of their 3-pointers.
The game saw a few players leaving the court due to injuries. Marcus Smart of the Grizzlies left the court in the first quarter with a left ankle injury, and Luke Kennard missed the second half with left knee soreness. However, the Lakers impressively nailed 22 three-pointers, tying a franchise record.
The Lakers improved their home record to 5-0 and their tournament play record to 2-0 with this win. The impressive offensive display and their dominance on the court indicate a strong showing from the Los Angeles Lakers this season.