The Los Angeles Lakers pulled within six points, after crawling back from a 23-point deficit to the Sacramento Kings, only to lose 106-98 on Tuesday night. Lou Williams led L.A. for the second consecutive game with 17 points off the bench, while the entire bench unit outscored the starters with 53 of their 98 points.
Julius Randle recorded his 29th double-double of the season with 14 points and 11 rebounds, and D’Angelo Russell also poured in 14 points, and tied a career-high with four steals.
After the game, Russell assesses his defensive progress since guarding Rajon Rondo at the beginning of the season. Robert Sacre provides big minutes off the bench and Scott talks about the catch-22 of which lineup will finish games.
Lakers Come Up Short, D’Angelo On Guarding Rondo
Byron Scott Uncertain If Nick Young Will Return To Starting Lineup
Robert Sacre Provides Big Minutes Off The Bench
Julius Randle Records 29th Double-Double