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Lakers, most fearsome quintet in the NBA

Lakers, most fearsome quintet in the NBA

At the start of the 2020-21 NBA season, LeBron James made it clear what the initial goal of the Los Angeles Lakers was: to be the best defensive team and little by little they are achieving it. The victory against the Atlanta Hawks by 107-99 confirmed that today, the Californian team is one of the most fearsome today.

Minnesota Timberwolves, Memphis Grizzlies (twice), Oklahoma City Thunder, New Orleans Pelicans, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks were the teams that the Lakers limited to less than 100 points to set a record this NBA season .

According to ESPN Stats & Info, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and company reached eight games in the 2020-21 season in which they limited the rival to less than 100 points, which means the best mark so far this regular season. And the effectiveness of the Lakers defense doesn’t stop there.

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As a result of the defensive adjustments they have been making, the Lakers reached 31 consecutive victories when they kept their rival with less than 100 points. The longest streak is held by the Milwaukee Bucks with 35 wins in this context of difference in the scoreboard. (GG) (Bolavip)

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