The Lakers were beaten soundly by the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night, losing their 10th game in a row, 101-82.
Second-year forward Julius Randle didn't pull any punches on his team's poor performance.
"They just played harder than us," Randle said of the Hornets. "They came in today with a better mindset than us, and they just outplayed us. Not only execution-wise, defensive-wise, but I think they just played with more energy."
The Lakers shot poorly, hitting just 33.8% from the field, and they didn't make up for their offensive issues with a greater effort defensively.
"That's the thing, we didn't make shots but we let them do...