The Lakers lost to Boston after an overtime game.

The Los Angeles Lakers lost 118-122 in a match against the Boston Celtics in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season held at the Arena in Los Angeles, California on the 14th (Korean time).

LeBron James (33 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists) and Anthony Davis (37 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists) struggled, and Russell Westbrook (20 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists) also showed off his presence. However, as he could not control Jayson Tatum, he suffered one loss. The Lakers, who went 11-16, maintained 12th place in the Western Conference.

After trailing 50-65 in the first half, the Lakers launched a counterattack in the second half. James hit a 3-point shot, and Davis hit a mid-range shot following a dunk. 스포츠토토 Later, Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown conceded points, but James and Davis scored again. Westbrook also scored with a free throw, and the Lakers finished the third quarter with a score of 82-88.

The Lakers atmosphere continued in the fourth quarter. Westbrook’s and James’s outer guns successively split the rim and finally succeeded in reversing. Here, Davis put in an alley-oop dunk, and James and Westbrook continued their scoring streak.

However, with Grant Williams, Tatum and Marcus Smart hitting 3-pointers, the game became a close match again. Eventually, with 17.8 seconds left at the end of the 4th quarter, Tatum gave a tying mid-range shot, and the game went into overtime (110-110).

The goddess of overtime victory was not on the Lakers’ side. Westbrook scored consecutively, but Smart and Williams lost the lead again. Afterwards, Tatum and Brown also gave points, and the defeat became darker. The Lakers pursued until the end with James and Westbrook’s offense, but ran out of time and lost.

Meanwhile, Boston led the victory with Tatum (44 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists) making a big success, and Brown (25 points, 15 rebounds, 5 assists) and Smart (18 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists) also contributed. With the victory on this day, it was 22 wins and 7 losses and firmly kept the first place in the Eastern Conference.

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