Winning Plays: Ingram, Ball and Nance Step Up Versus Spurs

When the Spurs limited the Lakers to 12 fast-break points, Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and Larry Nance Jr. provided winning plays in the half-court to push their team to victory.

In the first two legs of the Lakers’ three-game win streak, the purple and gold dusted their opponents in transition, scoring 42 and 35 fast-break points.

But, against the San Antonio Spurs’ second-ranked defense, they were held to a much slower pace, scoring only 12 points on the break.

Nonetheless, the Lakers managed to turn one of their weaknesses, half-court scoring, into a strength in their 93-81 win.

Brandon Ingram was the focal point of this, scoring 26 points on 11-of-21 shooting.

What was most encouraging about the 20-year-old’s performance was his ability to score at all three levels, hitting five shots from mid-range, four attacking the rim and two 3-pointers.

“He pretty much is the offense: We give him the ball and get out of the way,” Lonzo Ball said. “It’s going to be a...

B.I. got buckets, Lonzo directed the offense, Larry hit the glass, and the recipe earned the Lakers their third straight win.

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