The Los Angeles Lakers proved their dominance over the league-leading Utah Jazz after snatching Saturday’s game (Sunday PHT) in an all-out over time turn-around.
The Lakers outclassed the Jazz ballers 17-5 in the game’s latter part, coming out victorious with final scores at 127-115 – after a 14-point lead loss in the fourth quarter.
Injured Lakers center Andre Drummond topped the scoring board for his team, chipping in 27 points. He’s followed closely by Kentavious Caldwell-Pope with 25 points, who played a key role in the match’s extra session.
Meanwhile, point guard Dennis Schröder – who scored a perfectly-timed layup past the Jazz’s Royce O’Neale in the last seconds of the fourth quarter to even the score – contributed a total of 25 points to the team’s OT win against the Utah ballers.
For the Jazz, Jordan Clarkson led his team’s scoreboard with 27 points. Ersan Ilyasova added 20 points to Utah’s score before fouling out in the OT duel. Joe Ingles, who plays shooting guard, also achieved double-digit scores with 20 points and a total of 14 assists.
The team’s small forward, Bojan Bogdanović, racked up 19 points.
Injured LA Lakers court mainstays LeBron James and Anthony Davis were present during the match – watching their team amongst the stadium’s crowd.
With this win, the Lakers have cut the Utah Jazz’s double-winning streak, which they collected from recent clashes with the Washington Wizards and Oklahoma City Thunder.
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