Field Goal %
- LAL 42.4
- 46.1 MIN
Three Point %
- LAL 37.5
- 45.5 MIN
- LAL 13
- 13 MIN
- LAL 66
- 49 MIN
- Minneapolis, MN
- Line: LAL -3.0
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of the 4th Quarter
Lakers In 2013
1st 12 Games Since W-L 2-10 4-1 Off effic 102.6 107.2 Def effic 106.3 99.5 Bryant APG 4.3 11.2
On their fourth try, the Lakers win their first game without Dwight Howard.L.A. dominated the glass, outrebounding the Wolves by 17....and as for Kobe Bryant - he scaled things back, taking 10 fewer shots than he averaged during the first 3 games Dwight missed.
Longest Win Streaks vs Single Opponent - Lakers History
Opponent 1983-88 Kings 24 2007-Pres. Timberwolves 20 1995-99 Mavericks 19
The Timberwolves first showed zone against the Lakers with 5:16 remaining in the 2nd quarter, while down 25 points. It definitely helped bring them back into the game. The Lakers shot just 25 percent against Minnesota's zone, making just 2 of 18 from 3-point range.
Kobe Bryant: 5th straight game with at least 8 assists (longest streak of NBA career)
The Kevin Durant era tips off for the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night against an opponent, the San Antonio Spurs, that both Durant and the Warriors would consider unfriendly.
The Golden State Warriors and TNT will begin the season with a tribute to sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is battling leukemia.
The Suns have waived former first-round draft pick Archie Goodwin.