The LA Lakers (hereinafter referred to as the Lakers) defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder (hereinafter referred to as Oklahoma City) on a single bridge.
The Lakers won the NBA 2022-23 season regular league home game at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, USA on the afternoon of the 25th (Korean time), 116-111, by 5 points.
The Lakers, who finally reached a 50% win rate, had Anthony Davis with 37 points and 14 rebounds, Dennis Schroeder with 21 points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists, and Ronnie Walker IV with 20 points and 8 rebounds.
Oklahoma City, who fell into a losing streak while playing back-to-back games in LA, had Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Josh Giedy each score 27 points, but the team lost.
The Lakers, who had previously lost to Oklahoma City on the day LeBron broke his career scoring record, took advantage in paint scoring and bench lineup battles. Oklahoma City also took advantage of the fast-breaking situation to score a chase.안전놀이터
The Lakers brought the flow starting with Troy Brown Jr.’s 3-point shot in a tight situation until the middle of the first quarter. The Lakers, who easily accumulated points as Schroeder played a two-man game well with his teammates, took a 41-25, 16-point lead with Malik Beasley and Ronnie Walker making 3-pointers.
However, Oklahoma City’s counterattack, which began in the second quarter, was fierce. Oklahoma City, who started chasing with Jeremiah Robinson Earle scoring 7 points in a row, succeeded in narrowing the score to around 10 points thanks to Gidi’s stable reading. In addition, Gilgeous-Alexander also came to support the goal, finishing the first half with a score of 66-74, 8 points.
Oklahoma City continued its concentration in the third quarter. In particular, Gilgeous Alexander led the chase by creating 6 points, 5 assists and 18 points in the quarter alone. Then, Davis also aggressively attacked and showed control of the paint zone. Accordingly, Ronnie Walker succeeded in breaking through the inside of the opponent’s defense with ease. Nevertheless, Oklahoma City succeeded in chasing down to 92-93, 1 point, thanks to the performances of Gilgeous Alexander and Gidi.
Schroeder, who was put on the court in place of Ronnie Walker, took the lead again by scoring 7 points in a row, including a pull-up 3-point shot. And after defending the defensive rebound, he accurately inserted the entry pass that created Davis’ one-on-one attack. As Oklahoma City still did not give up, Ronnie Walker hit a 3-point shot and Schroeder also succeeded in consecutive mid-range jumpers.
In a critical situation, Jared Vanderbilt scored an offensive rebound, and the Lakers won 116-111, 5 points, with Schroeder’s wedge free throw.