The Lakers (2-10) lost their second consecutive game Friday night, falling to the Toronto Raptors (8-6).
Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 102-91 loss at Staples Center.
1. If the goal is to win games, the Lakers are obviously not achieving that this season. When looking at the bigger picture — player development — the Lakers got strong performances out of Julius Randle, Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell.
The Lakers outscored the Raptors by 15 points during Randle's 30 minutes of play. The second-year forward finished with a double-double of 18 points on six-of-nine shooting with 12...