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Five takeaways from Lakers' preseason loss to Warriors
Five takeaways from Lakers' preseason loss to Warriors

The score almost said it all: Golden State 116, Lakers 75. It was just as ugly as it would indicate, the Lakers trailing by 26 after the first quarter and 40 after the third. Here are five things to take away from their second-largest exhibition loss since the team began keeping pre-season records in 1982. 1. The Lakers’ defense was horrifyingly poor. They didn’t hustle back in transition. Loafed below the arc as Golden State teed up three-pointer after three-pointer. Somehow gave up two four-point plays in one quarter. Just … bad. 2. The Lakers’ offense was also horrifyingly poor. Didn’t crack the 50-point plateau until 5:06 remained in the third...

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