Right from the start of the game, something was different about Lakers forward
Ingram was aggressive, he was making the right decisions and his shot was falling.
By the end of the Lakers’ 132-130 win over the
"Kind of me trying to find a rhythm," Ingram said. "Knowing that I can put the ball in the hole. Taking advantage of some of my matchups. Just trying to think about the defensive game first before I think about the offensive game. I think tonight was a good night for me rhythm wise."
The game marked a bounce-back game for several players and Ingram was one of them. He made only three of 15 shots in the Lakers' season opener and finished with 12 points.
"Just continuing to try to get those shots," Ingram said. "Go back and look at the stuff that I could have did better tonight. I think I could have did better closing out the full court. It's another confidence booster to keep taking those shots and even when I'm missing them keep taking them."
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be back with the Lakers for Sunday’s game against the
The guard came to the Lakers in free agency on a one-year deal worth $18 million. He will be the Lakers' starting shooting guard once he returns to the lineup.
One unexpected casualty of Caldwell-Pope’s two-game suspension has been
The Lakers can keep only 12 players active for game days and
Zubac, who started 11 games for the Lakers last season, was inactive for the Lakers' first two games.
The Lakers made veteran forward Luol Deng inactive one night after he was part of their starting lineup. Last season, his first with the Lakers, Deng didn't play after Feb. 26. … Josh Hart saw his first regular-season game action for the Lakers on Friday night. He was inactive during Thursday's season opener because of bursitis in his left Achilles tendon.