The Los Angeles Lakers are currently on a roll. They started their current road trip with a win over the Washington Wizards in D.C. The Lakers defeated the Wizards 130-119 to earn their tenth win of the season. The Lakers now sit at 10-12 overall. They are inching ever so closely back at the .500 mark after starting the season very slowly.
Anthony Davis led the way for the Lakers in D.C. Davis scored 55 points on 22-for-30 shooting. Davis knocked down 2-for-3 from behind the three-point line. Davis also knocked down 9-for-9 from the free-throw line. He grabbed 17 rebounds and dished out an assist as well. Davis spoke postgame regarding the Laker’s turnaround as of late.
“Our team is locked in right now,” Davis said. “Very focused on both sides of the ball. Overall, we’re just trying to make up ground.”
LeBron James scored 29 points on 12-for-26 shooting from the field. James knocked down 2-for-7 from behind the three-point line. James grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists. James spoke postgame regarding the Lakers’ great play as of late.
“We never tipped over the glass when things weren’t going well,” James said. “We just continued to work. It continued to get better. Understood that we’re a new team being put together. New coaching staff, new system. We had to figure out some things. We haven’t done anything. We want to continue to work.”
More Lakers Contributions
- Lonnie Walker scored 20 points and grabbed two rebounds
- Russell Westbrook scored six points, grabbed seven rebounds, and dished out 15 assists.
The Lakers will be traveling to Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, 12/6 to face the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game will tip-off at 7:30 pm Eastern from the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. the game will air on TNT.