The Golden State Warriors have handed the Los Angeles Lakers a reality check, cruising to a 127-100 win in Game 2 to level their Western Conference semi-finals series at 1-1.
Although, while it was certainly a disappointing way to close out the road trip for the Lakers, the fact they took one game from the Warriors at Chase Center remains a plus.
The challenge for the Lakers and coach Darvin Ham will be to make the necessary adjustments, specifically against the Steph Curry and Draymond Green pick-and-roll.
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Conversely, Steve Kerr definitely made adjustements, with the decision to put Green on Anthony Davis proving particularly effective as the Lakers big man was held to just 11 points.
It followed a statement…