After two blowout losses, the Lakers faced an opponent less daunting on Sunday night.
The Detroit Pistons hadn’t been playing defense especially well lately, and they were in the bottom half of the league offensively. The Lakers had several opportunities late in the game, but couldn’t capitalize.
Here are five takeaways from Sunday’s game.
1. The starters struggled to score, with D’Angelo Russell the only one who reached double figures. The Lakers are at their best when they have several players in double digits. Interestingly, the best...