After his first official win as a head coach in his first game leading the Lakers, Luke Walton hesitated when asked if the win felt good.
“Ummm,” Walton began after the 120-114 victory over the Houston Rockets at Staples Center, his mind already racing to the things he wanted to see corrected.
Then he conceded. “It feels good,” Walton said. “It feels really good. The guys really fought tonight.
“A big part of what we're trying to do here is develop this identity, this culture, we keep using the word, and learning how to win games is part of figuring out who we are, and it's a skill at this level.