The Lakers love the Eastern Conference. And the
1. The Lakers play only 26 more games against the East. Too bad for them. They're now 4-0 against the East, with previous victories against Toronto, Charlotte and Atlanta.
2. It’s rough to envision where the Lakers would be without
3. If the Lakers are playing Detroit, they’re probably going to win. (Notable exceptions: 2004
4. The Lakers made some three-pointers! The Lakers made some three-pointers! They actually made 10 of 17 from behind the arc (58.8%), definitely improving their numbers for three-pointers made per game (5.5) and three-point accuracy (31.4%).