Sun. May 9th, 2021

NBA 1/3/21 – Lakers @ Grizzlies

 

Strategy: Goliath Hasn’t Had Coffee Yet

Alert: Lakers down 10 points

Los Angeles Lakers (5-2, 3-0 Away) @ Memphis Grizzlies (2-4, 0-3 Home)

Final Score: 108 – 94

Line: LAL -10.0

 

The Lakers were heavy favorites going into the game. However you could see the Lakers going down double digits away from Staples center with the Grizzlies trying to make a statement already 0-2 to open the season at home. The Lakers went on a run to open the game and maxed out with a lead of 9 points. The Grizzlies responded with a run of their own to go up by 11 points to close out the quarter. The Grizzlies held the lead for the start of the 2nd quarter with the lead maxing out at 12 points. The Lakers went on a run of their own to end the first half up by 2 points.

 

The Grizzlies came out of the first half with a run of their own to max out their lead at 4 points a few different times. The Lakers responded with a few different runs to end the quarter up by 2 points. The Lakers didn’t give the lead in the 4th quarter and maxed out at 16 points. The Lakers won the game by a 14 point margin.