VIDEO: Lakers vs. Nets highlights (11/20/12)

Mike D’Antoni coached his first game for the Lakers and started off with a win. It was a close one down the stretch. Here’s the highlights:


After giving up 57 points to Brooklyn in the first half, the Lakers made some adjustments and only allowed the Nets to score 33 points in the second half. That’s a vast improvement after halftime.

Kobe had yet another solid game, scoring 25 points on 15 shots. He also notched 5 assists.

Click here to continue reading a short recap of the game: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Mike D’Antoni made his coaching debut for the Lakers tonight, and his team got off to a roaring start, building a 10-0 early lead.

But the Lakers did not run away with it, and were down by six with less than six minutes to go in the game. With 4:39 remaining, the Lakers hit their first field goal of the quarter (!) – a three-pointer from Metta World Peace, and that seemed to provide them with a lift.

Click here to continue reading a slightly more in depth recap featuring some good statistics.

Written by Ross Pickering

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