The final box score from the Lakers’ pulsating 111-109 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night shows Nick Young with zero steals. Don’t believe it. It’s a lie. Or, as Lakers Coach Luke Walton said, taking it one step further, “It’s absolute BS.”
It doesn’t count as a steal when you swipe a pass intended for your own teammate, but that’s exactly what Young did before rising up from behind the three-point line to drill the game-winning jump shot with five seconds remaining.
“That play was designed for someone else,” Young said.
Oklahoma City staged a furious fourth-quarter rally, erasing all of a 14-point...