Tuesday night was a rough one for the Los Angeles Lakers, as the Los Angeles Clippers mopped the Crypto.com Arena floor with them, 133-115.
It was an embarrassing loss, as the Clippers shot lights-out from 3-point range, and although LeBron James went into volcano mode with 46 points and nine 3-pointers, almost none of his teammates played up to their standards.
But things could have a very different look and feel for the Purple and Gold when they host the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday.
Anthony Davis, who suffered a stress injury in his right foot on Dec. 16, is expected to return to game action, although he will reportedly be on a minutes restriction.
In addition, the newest member of the Lakers, forward Rui Hachimura, who was acquired from the Washington Wizards on Monday, could make his debut.
It cannot come a moment too soon, as Tuesday’s loss dropped the Lakers to 13th place in the Western Conference. They’re now 1.5 games behind the Golden State Warriors for the 10th spot and 2.5 games behind the sixth-place Dallas Mavericks.
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Publish date : 2023-01-25 08:38:27
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