Lakers Triumph Over Clippers 112-103 In Battle of L.A.

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The Los Angeles Lakers snap the Clippers winning streak with a 112-103 victory on Sunday morning at Staples Center.

Sunday morning all of the basketball worlds had their eyes on the marquee matchup. The third instalment of the Battle of L.A

LeBron James lead the Lakers to an undefeated blockbuster weekend with statement wins over Milwaukee and now cross-city rivals Clippers.

Los Angeles Lakers

James dropped 28 points, seven rebounds and nine assists to snap the Clippers six-game winning streak. Prior to last night game James scored 37 points ,8 rebounds and seven assists against the Bucks.

Frank Vogel expressed his thoughts on LeBron’s stellar performance “His best weekend in a Lakers uniform I’m assuming.Really just dominated both games and helped close them out.”

Furthermore, LeBron’s running mate Anthony Davis continued to showcase his all world talent by chipping in 30 points. In addition, veteran guard Avery Bradley added 24.

The Lakers recently clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2013. It is possible that both teams could meet in the postseason. The staples Center was electric, as fans chanted “MVP” for LeBron and the faithful Laker nation applauding their team.


Los Angeles Clippers

The first half , was edged by Doc River’s men as they executed from the perimeter.The purple and gold had no answer to negate the Clippers.

The Clippers lead 53-49 at halftime , the largest lead in the game for them was nine points.

Paul George was in firing on all cylinders as he scored 31 points, Kawhi Leonard added 27. Montrezl Harrell finished with 20 points.

Furthermore the errors by the Clippers lead to the loss of the nine point lead. The Clippers also had 15 turnovers in the game.Doc Rivers touched on the amount of turnovers the Clippers had last night.”When you don’t move the ball on top of that you can’t win the game”.

Background Information

Lakers: They improved to 20-2 on the road against west opponents. Their earlier losses to the Clippers were by 10 and five points.

This was the first meeting between the Morris brother (Marcus Sr and Markieff) as they both play for the two L.A teams.

Joakim Noah was greeted warmly by fans while watching the game from several rows up.

The next meeting between these two teams will be April 9th 2020 , which will be a Lakers home game.

Up next for the Lakers & Clippers

The Lakers are on a three-game home stand starting this Tuesday against the Brooklyn Nets

Clippers head out to northern California to take on the Golden State Warriors Tuesday night.

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