Los angeles lakers emerged from perhaps the most negative streak of the season to face San Antonio Spurs… 22 years later Staples center were at home Lakers and with this name many incredible stories have been written on the facade of the building. Legends like Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal, Paul Gasol, and many other players won championships and made the team even better than it was. But today’s defeat was not the way this historic site deserves. This will be the last game whose title is Staples center appears there. After tonight this legendary place will be called Crypto.com Arena…
Despite huge efforts from the outside Lebron james and Russell WestbrookThe Lakers failed to prevent a painful 138-110 defeat from San Antonio Spurs Gregg Popovich… ‘King‘even scored an impressive 36 points while Westbrook scored 30 points tonight. But Lakers now they are not playing in their best shape, they are not organized in defense and are too distracted in the last minutes of the game. There was even a moment when Lebron tried to go against five Spurs players alone unsuccessfully. For Spurs, the man of the evening was Keita Bates-Diop with 30 points and 11 out of 11 attempts. Derrick White played a part as well, scoring 23. The Lakers fell catastrophically with 28 points in their last historic game. Staples Center.
What’s next for the Lakers and Spurs?
After today’s defeat Lakers drop to a 16-17 record and play an extremely difficult game on Christmas against Brooklyn nets… The San Antonio Spurs climbed to a 13-18 record and will rest for two days before meeting with Pistons… It was hard to swallow the Lakers today by such a wide margin in their final game at Staples center… If they continue in the same spirit, we will not be able to enjoy Lakers even doing Game tournament. Since they are sitting right now, they are in dire danger of not interfering completely from him.