G06 CHA@LAL PostGame Thread
Lakers WON their 1st game! And Jeremy Lin is chosen as the Player of the Game with 21pts/7asts/3rebs/1stl/1TO
The best part is Lin and Kobe are tied with 21pts each. The starters have more balanced shot attempts (Kobe/Lin/Boozer/Hill/Wes with 22/12/11/11/6). Kobe trusted his teammates to let Lin and Boozer run the offense more and they got a W as a result! This will bode well for the development of starting lineup.
Jeremy Lin led a huge 3rd quarter run with 12pts where Lakers found great spacing with Lin/Boozer/Kobe anchoring the offense. Lakers outscored the Hornets with an amazing 34-13 run.
Plus the huge 3rd run was helped with the insertion of Ed Davis for Hill who got into a foul trouble with 3:36 left. LAL was trailing 57-59 at that moment then proceeded to start 19-5 run(!) to close the 3rd quarter giving LAL 12 pt-lead at 76-64. In this run, Lin scored 7pts,1ast. Ed Davis certainly provided defensive presence in this key moment. This could be a future starting or closing lineup if Hill is ever traded (or benched).
And Mike Trudell compiled great game diary of key plays and pics of the game
Running Diary from LAL’s 107-92 win over Charlotte: http://t.co/jW1NPPA6va Kobe and Lin combined for 42 points and 11 assists.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) November 10, 2014