The Lakers got it done again last night in Sacramento. Big plays from Nick Young, Wesley Johnson and Jodie Meeks down the stretch allowed the Lakers to return home above .500 on the year.
Firstly, with just over a minute remaining in the game, Young came up with a steal. Johnson then faked a shot and found Meeks in the corner for three, giving the Lakers a four-point lead:
Then, on the Kings’ next possession, Johnson came up with one of his five steals on the night as he stripped Ben McLemore. The Lakers then ran down the shot clock and Young drilled a clutch pull-up jumper to put the game away and seal the win for L.A.: