On Friday night the
Obviously the season hasn't gone as hoped for the Lakers, who sit at the bottom of the 15-team Western Conference. Injuries have derailed what initially was a promising season.
Nonetheless, the Lakers have excelled in one area in particular -- three-point shooting.
Through 59 games, the Lakers are tied for third overall in the
The Blazers (9.5 threes made a game) have a slight edge over the Lakers (9.4), but both hit more shots from beyond the arc than the Spurs (8.0) and Pelicans (6.1).
In just five games with the Lakers since coming over via trade from the
Offense, in general, hasn't been a major issue for the Laker this season. The team is 14th overall in scoring at 101.1 points a game.
Where the Lakers have truly struggled is on the defensive side of the ball, yielding an average of 106.5 points a game. Only the 15-43