Without their veteran All-Star, the Lakers were flat against the Grizzlies, most visibly on the defensive end.
The Lakers gave up 67 first-half points to the Grizzlies -- a team that averages 98.6 points a game and is without
In the Lakers' loss Wednesday in Memphis, they gave up at least 30 points in every quarter. That streak extended to six Friday, until the third period, when the Grizzlies scored only 23.
P.J. Hairston scored 21, while Mike Conley added 17,
The Grizzlies shot 50.6% from the field, 40.6% from three-point range (13-32) and 86.7% from the line (13-15).
The Lakers made 41.0%, 21.7% (5-23) and 66.7% (26-39), respectively.
D'Angelo Russell was the game's leading scorer with 22, getting to the line 12 times for eight points. Julius Randle scored 17 and Lou Williams 13.
The Grizzlies led by as many as 29 points.
The Lakers (11-49) are off until Tuesday, when they will host the