The Lakers’ worst loss in franchise history, by the numbers
Absolutely pathetic effort by the Los Angels Lakers. Something needs to be in the works right now to get that teamed turned around and headed in the right direction. No players are happy there and Kobe is still out and when he does come back he wont contribute that much.
The Clippers beat the Lakers, 142-94, Thursday night – the biggest loss in Lakers history. In the spirit of Lakers schadenfreude, let’s dig a little deeper into the blowout:
- 48 – Margin of victory/defeat, the largest for the Clippers/Lakers in each franchise’s history
- 3 – Years since any team has been beaten so badly. The Lakers beat the Cavaliers, 112-57, in 2011.
- 2 – Number of times any NBA team has outscored an opponent by at least 30 points in a quarter since 2001
- 2 – Number of times the Clippers have outscored an opponent by at least 30 points in a quarter this season. They topped the Lakers 44-13 in the second quarter Thursday and the 76ers 46-15 in the first quarter Feb. 9
- 31 – Lakers’ rebounding deficit, worst by any team this season
- 4 – Double-doubles by the Clippers: Blake Griffin (20 points and 11 rebounds), Matt…
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