Follow Us

Los Angeles Lakers took NBA classic

Los Angeles Lakers took NBA classic

There is no more passionate rivalry in NBA history than a Boston Celtics taking on the Los Angeles Lakers. In addition, this season there was a peculiarity: it is the first time they collide after the consecration of the Los Angeles franchise, which meant that Los Angeles has reached Boston in the table of championships obtained.

The present of both teams found them in a moment of some doubts. The Celtics were looking for a necessary victory after having lost three of the last games, while the Lakers reached the TD Garden after failing to defeat the Sixers and Pistons. Above, both franchises do not dominate their conferences, being third in each of them.

You can also read:  DeAndre Jordan tests positive and will not restart NBA season

LeBron James and company, as usual, began the first quarter with the clear intentions of taking their rival on duty ahead and thus they took the parting 28-24. The Lakers were not satisfied in the first half, to the point that they could get a maximum of 10 points (41-31), although Boston managed to narrow the margin and go to the long rest to three units (52-49).

The Celtics got Brad Stevens’ message at halftime and, despite not being a team characterized by good third quarters, this was the exception. The locals took the lead with a good Jayson Tatum (finished with 30) and were even able to get a good gap right at the end of the first 36 minutes with 78-71.

You can also read:  87-96. Spain borders on tragedy but is still alive

In the last quarter came the worst: an injury. Marcus Smart had to leave the court in great pain, being an important loss for Boston since he is the best defender. The Los Angeles Lakers regained the advantage with a triple by LeBron James with five minutes remaining in an 8-0 run and, although they suffered until the last ball of the night, they took a 96-95 victory over the Boston Celtics. (GG) (Bolavip)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

8 + 2 =