The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers, 83-72, within the NBA 2K23 Summer League at Thomas & Mack Center on Tuesday.
There have been five ties and eight lead changes in those close-fought battle, with neither team leading by greater than 12 points. The Lakers finished the sport on a 19-7 run across the closing seven minutes, completing a 21-10 fourth-quarter comeback win. The Lakers ended up shooting 43 percent from the sector while holding the Clippers to 35 percent shooting. As well as, the Lakers out-rebounded the Clippers, 44-34, while outscoring them within the paint, 38-28. Additionally they outscored the Clips in fastbreak points, 18-7.
The Lakers’ (1-2) top two scorers got here off the bench, with Mason Jones leading the team with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Javante McCoy totaled 14 points and three boards. Sacha Killeya-Jones led the starters with 11 points, eight rebounds, two assists and two blocks, while Nate Pierre-Louis provided 10 points and 7 rebounds.
The Clippers (1-1) were led by Brandon Boston Jr., tallying 15 points and nine rebounds. Jay Scrubb generated 15 points and three boards. Jason Preston accrued seven points, three rebounds and 4 assists, while Cameron Reynolds led the bench with eight points, three rebounds and two steals.
On deck for the Clippers is a matchup with the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. As for the Lakers, they’re off until Friday once they face the Recent Orleans Pelicans.