The NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t break the nightmare of the “LA Derby” despite LeBron James’ great success.
The Lakers lost 115-133 in the 2022-2023 season NBA regular league home game against the LA Clippers held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California on the 25th (Korean time).
As a result, the Lakers suffered the humiliation of losing all 10 recent confrontations with the Clippers.
The Clippers, who beat their rivals and won 3 straight wins, rose to 5th place in the Western Conference (26-24), and the Lakers, who ended their 2-game winning streak, fell one notch to 13th in the West (22-26).
On this day, James scored 46 points (8 rebounds and 7 assists), including 9, his most 3-point shot in a game, and set a new record for the first time in the NBA by scoring more than 40 points against all 30 clubs, but he was defeated by the team. couldn’t laugh
In the Clippers, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard’s ‘one-two punch’ scored 27 points and 9 rebounds, respectively, and Norman Powell also added 22 points to dominate the Lakers, which James held out.
The Lakers, who were drawn 54-77 in the first half, struggled to close the gap in the second half.
Centered on James, Troy Brown Jr. and Thomas Bryant also accumulated scores to make it 82-98.
The Lakers then tightened the reins of the chase in the 4th quarter.헤라카지노도메인
James accumulated points both inside and outside, and with Russell Westbrook’s 3-point play and James’ 3-pointer, they caught up to 103-113 in the middle of the quarter.
However, the Clippers did not give up the atmosphere, and Leonard ran away again with a free throw following a layup.
Here, Reggie Jackson’s 3-point shot and Leonard’s dunk tipped the pendulum.
The Lakers, who foresaw defeat, raised the white flag by inviting key players such as James and Westbrook to the bench with 5 minutes and 7 minutes left in the game.
The Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 99-98 thanks to a triple-double by Nicola Jokic, who returned, and maintained their lead in the West (34-14).
Jokic, who missed the previous two games due to a hamstring injury, returned on this day and recorded 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, signaling his good health.
In particular, he also succeeded in a floater that decided the game 16.9 seconds before the end of the game when the team trailed 97-98.
Along with Yokichi, Jeomalmori contributed to Denver’s victory with 25 points and 7 assists.
New Orleans, who lost 5 games in a row, was in 4th place in the West (26-22).