Here are five takeaways from last night's 111-102 victory.
1. The Clippers were shorthanded, missing starters Blake Griffin and Chris Paul.
2. In the second quarter,
"I think it just gave me a little more motivation the rest of the game to be even more aggressive with my playmaking," he said.
Ingram finished the game with 10 points and six rebounds. One basket came on a coast-to-coast play when he scored a driving layup and was fouled. On another play, Ingram leaped toward the basket for a putback dunk on one of Jordan Clarkson's misses.
"That's what we see out of Brandon," Coach Luke Walton said. "That's what we know he can be."
3. Walton noted before the game that it seemed as though
4. Although the Lakers had backup center
5. Luol Deng had another double-double, with 13 points and 12 rebounds. Deng is also the first person Ingram mentioned when he was asked who in the locker room serves as the leader that rallies the Lakers when they hit tough stretches.