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He finished with a double-double of 29 points and 11 assists while also recording four rebounds and three steals. The Lakers had four other players in double figures led by 19 from Anthony Davis, on a night, where they let clamped down defensively to come back from a 13-point first-half deficit. Holders of the best defensive rating in the league, the Lakers yet again held their opponents under 100 points. Six of their 10 wins and three of their last four wins have come when their opponents fail to score 100. NBAhd In this game, the Lakers, league leaders in shots blocked per game, swatted away six shots while the Kings recorded none.

The hosts, who were already missing key rotation players in Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevon Looney, and Damion Lee, received another blow when All-Star D'Angelo Russell was forced to leave the game after spraining his right thumb in the third quarter. NBAhd In his return to Memphis, Mike Conley Jr. had a rough shooting game as he finishes with 15 on 5-of-19 shooting. However, the young Grizzlies play spoiler led by Ja Morant's 25 points and eight assists.