The Los Angeles Lakers, with Marc Gasol on the court and with LeBron James as an offensive reference, has signed this morning against New Orleans Pelicans (112-95) without the Spaniard Willy Hernangómez his fifth consecutive victory in the NBA to consolidate his leadership of the Western Conference.
The Los Angeles franchise (11-3), showing great defensive solvency and with great contributions from the bench, rallied 15 points behind at the Staples Center to show that it has everything to defend its ring.
LeBron James, who spent 31 minutes on the court and rested in the fourth quarter, was two rebounds from the ‘triple-double’ by signing 21 points, 11 assists and 8 rebounds, while Anthony Davis, inaccurate in shooting ( 5-16 from the field), contributed 17 points, although he was at a great level in defense.
For his part, the Catalan pivot Marc Gasol finished with 5 points, 2 rebounds, an assist and a block in 20 minutes, while Willy Hernangómez from Madrid had no minutes on the court in some Pelicans that had Zion Williamson as their leader (21 goals and 12 rebounds).
–STATISTICS OF SPANISH PLAYERS.
MARC GASOL: 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block.
WILLY HERNANGÓMEZ: He didn’t play.