Lakers' were hot from behind the arc, as they defeated the Bucks 113-106
Los Angeles- LA hit 50% of their three pointers to defeat Milwaukee 113-106.
LeBron James got his team rolling when they were struggling to hit shoots in the first half. It seemed like James had something to prove and finished the half with 17 points. Outside of James, the Lakers could not buy a bucket to save their lives until late into the second quarter.
Anthony Davis started to come to life and scored 10 points in the quarter to spark a run.They shot 8% from the field, but their three point shooting kept them in the game.as they hit 10 of 20 shots from behind the arc. LA went on a 14-6 run to close out the half with a 63-57 lead over the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Lakers built up a double digit lead in the third, but the lead started to slip, as they got a little sloppy on the defensive side. LA got caught sleeping on boards, as well as closing air space on Milwaukee shooters. The Bucks took advantage and cut the lead to four with two minutes left in the third quarter.
In the fourth quarter, LA built a wall around Giannis Antetokounmpo and forced him to put the ball in his teammates hand, which caused the Bucks to turn the ball over. Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell Pope, and Montrezl Harrell contributed to a wn over the Bucks.
James finished the game with 34 points, 8 assists, and 6 rebounds.