Published: Sun, January 14, 2018
Sports | By Spencer Underwood

Ingram sends Lakers past Spurs to 3rd straight win, 93-81

Ingram sends Lakers past Spurs to 3rd straight win, 93-81

Popovich's Spurs will have to deal with Lonzo on the court Thursday when they face a Lakers team riding a two-game winning streak following a nine-game losing streak.

The tip-off between San Antonio and Los Angeles is 9:30 p.m. and the game will be shown on TNT. Caldwell-Pope and Nance Jr. caught one Spurs pass each, scoring four quick points; The Lakers were ahead 81-75 with 5:23 left in regulation.

The Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter Saturday and went on to score a 107-101 overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Danny Green (tightness, left groin) is questionable and Tony Parker (sprained right ankle) is doubtful against the Lakers.

Give it the boot: Reserve forward Rudy Gay is out of the walking boot he has been wearing since being diagnosed with right heel bursitis December 29. A third trip in four years this season was all but a given for many in Arkansas last month while the school dominated much of its non-conference schedule. His shooting attempts have gone up to 10 per game while making 45 percent from the floor. They themselves recently defeated the Kings 99-86 on Tuesday.

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Last week, Ball spoke about Walton once again, saying he feels that he lost control the team which stirred an avalanche of backlash from coaches, fans, and ironically enough, the Lakers brass remained silent in the midst of the commotion. Stalwart forward LeMarcus Aldridge scored 20 points and former Laker Pau Gasol led with 12 rebounds.

He still trails ex-Lakers guard Michael Cooper, who sits first all-time with 2,831 assists off the bench. Julius Randle led the way for the Lakers with 23 points and 15 rebounds.

The team is now in the midst of a full rebuild and have Kuzma and young Brandon Ingram pairing to make a potential quality tandem in the frontcourt.

Meanwhile, this rumor is the latest in a long line of reports about the future of the team, its roster, and its coaches, something that many members of the organization have admitted is lingering over them as the season continues. They've now won three games in a row, including a surprising win over the admittedly shorthanded Spurs on Thursday night. Los Angeles got on a 15-0 run at one point until San Antonio registered their first field goal of the quarter at 8:56 when Manu Ginobili scored on an and-one layup.

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