Spurs point guard
The Lakers kept close with a 19-point effort in the first half from forward
The Lakers shot 42.9% from the field and 34.6% from three-point range while turning the ball over a reasonable 12 times, despite playing with just one true point guard in
Marshall finished with 10 points but only three assists. The Lakers had just 19 assists on 39 baskets.
The Spurs finished with an efficient night, making 52.6% of their shots from the field and 44.4% from three-point range while also committing 12 turnovers.
The Lakers are 22-45 after losing their third in a row. They'll host the
San Antonio (51-16) will travel to Sacramento to play the
The Spurs gained control in the third quarter, but were not able to put away the Lakers.
The Spurs are shooting 50% from the field and 45% from three-point range through three quarters. Point guard
The Lakers have made 48.6% of their shots from the field and 36.8% from long range to stay within five.
The Lakers outscored the Spurs, 13-5, early in the second quarter, to take a 42-40 lead.
The Lakers are shooting only 35.7% from the field but have held the Spurs to the same percentage (35.7%) in the second quarter. San Antonio is shooting 46.2% for the game after converting 58.3% of their shots in the first quarter.
Lakers power forward
The Lakers took a two-point lead on a
San Antonio responded with 11 consecutive points.
The Lakers managed to fight their way back from a double-digit deficit, led by eight points from
The Spurs shot 58.3% from the field and 62.5% from three-point range, led by
The Lakers shot 46.4% from the field.
The Lakers (22-44) were handled easily by the Spurs (50-16) on Friday in San Antonio. On Wednesday, the teams will play again at
The Spurs still have the best record in the
The Lakers are playing without
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