With a win on Tuesday, the Lakers now have their longest winning streak in years. Four years to be exact. And they’ll have to go back another year to find a longer winning streak than five games.
There are a few asterisks that come with these five wins the Lakers have had. They are facing a lot of teams that aren’t motivated to win. But they are playing better and building momentum for themselves.
Here are five takeaways from the Lakers’ 108-96 win over the New Orleans Pelicans.
1. This winning streak started against the Memphis Grizzlies, and the Lakers seemed to...