32 Points Exploded…LAL, Memphis thrash, Pajuk’s 5th consecutive win

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 136-124 in the 2023-2024 NBA regular league away game at the Memphis FedEx Forum in Tennessee on the 28th (Korea time).

The Lakers (41 wins and 32 losses), ranking ninth in the Western Conference, have continued their five-game winning streak. While LeBron James (23 points, 14 rebounds, 12 assists) performed a triple-double for the fourth time this season, Rui Hachimura (32 points, 10 rebounds, two blocks) and DeAngelo Russell (23 points, two rebounds, four assists) also contributed.

On the other hand, Memphis (24-49), ranked 13th in the Western Conference, failed to win its second consecutive game. Desmond Bain (26 points, 4 rebounds, 16 assists) and Jake LaRavia (25 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists) struggled, but failed to overcome the power gap.

The Lakers took a narrow lead in a close game. Hachimura’s mid-range shot divided the rim, and James and Russell’s support shots were also released. Spencer Dinwiddie scored eight points at the end of the quarter to boost his momentum. At the end of the first quarter, the score was 37-36, with the Lakers ahead.

The atmosphere of the Lakers continued in the second quarter. Taurin Prince scored under the basket and Russell also scored outside the box. Hachimura continued to display a hot shot sense by posting seven consecutive points. James also scored more points, and the Lakers finished the first half 69-61.

There were no crises in the third quarter as well. Three-pointers by Hachimura and Russell cut through the rim in succession, showing off their strong performance. Dinwiddie, James, and Prince also scored. However, it was regrettable that the quarter ended. He allowed Memphis to chase after him, allowing consecutive three-pointers to Bain and Laravia. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 102-92 with the Lakers leading.

The Lakers lost focus in the last minute of the third quarter, but regained their concentration in the fourth quarter. Hachimura’s scoring streak didn’t stop, and Austin Reeves showed off his presence. Dinwiddie’s 3-pointer sealed the game, and he maintained his concentration until the end to maintain the win. 토토사이트

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