The Lakers (2-14) lost their sixth straight game on Sunday night, falling to the Indiana Pacers (11-5). Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 107-103 loss at Staples Center.
1. The Lakers' first quarter was particularly bad, with the team missing 18 of 20 shots (10.0%).
In addition to Kobe Bryant's one-of-eight performance (two points), Jordan Clarkson hit one of three. Julius Randle, Roy Hibbert, D'Angelo Russell, Metta World Peace, Nick Young and Larry Nance Jr. combined to miss all nine of their attempts.
Meanwhile, the Pacers shot 50.0% (12-24) from the floor, converting four of nine three-pointers (44.4%)
Despite the start, the Lakers still...