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Jordan Clarkson scores 23 points, helps D-Fenders improve to 4-10
Jordan Clarkson scores 23 points, helps D-Fenders improve to 4-10

Lakers rookie guard Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points on Thursday night, helping the D-Fenders improve to 4-10 with a 122-120 victory over the Sioux Falls Skyforce (5-7). Clarkson, who has struggled to crack the Lakers' rotation, got a valuable chance to play with the team's NBA Development league affiliate. In 38 minutes, Clarkson shot 10-of-20 from the field, while collecting seven assists and seven rebounds -- catching fire for a third-quarter stretch with 12 points. Through four appearances with the D-Fenders, Clarkson is averaging 19.5 points, seven assists and 4.8 rebounds a game. The 46th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft was sent to the D-League after practicing...

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