Things are not looking good for the 0-3 Los Angeles Lakers, if you can believe it.
After being blown out by the Golden State Warriors and beaten by cross-town rivals the Clippers, the Lakers fell to a third defeat on Monday (AEDT), this time against the Portland Trail Blazers.
And again, the spotlight is on the bizarre roster construction in Los Angeles, and what the Lakers are going to do with Russell Westbrook.
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Against the Blazers, the Lakers led 98-90 late in the game when Westbrook was put in with 4:42 on the clock.
When time had expired, Portland had closed on a 16-6 run to win the game 106-104.
Of course, it was Damian Lillard who led the Blazers’ thrilling fightback, scoring 12 of his game-high 41…