The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, who were without LeBron James on Tuesday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers received bad news about entering their Tuesday night game against the Dallas Mavericks. LeBron James was left out after sustaining a left ankle injury last Sunday in the team’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
As for the Los Angeles match on Tuesday, the Mavericks lost 128-110. While the final score didn’t show it, Dallas was leading 113-84 at the end of the third quarter.
Social media users enjoyed the Lakers’ account, as they mocked their loss to the Mavericks and their relegation to 11th place in the Western Conference.
The best memes after the Mavericks demolished the Lakers 128-110
The Mavericks scored 82 points in the first half against the Lakers. This is the most Los Angeles have allowed in the first half since 1959, when the Lakers lost 83 points to the Boston Celtics, According to ESPN statistics and information.
Luka Doncic was playing himself, scoring 34 points while shooting 12-for-23 from the field and 4-for-12 from the three-point streak. Doncic earned a hat-trick with 12 rebounds and 12 assists.
Dallas also had players who scored double-digit points on the bench at Davis Bertans (14), Spencer Dinwiddy (13) and Josh Green (12).
Malik Monk took the lead on the Los Angeles Road, scoring 28 points while shooting 10-for-16 from the field and 6-for-10 from the three-point streak. Russell Westbrook scored 25 points (9 to 17 from the field).
The Lakers have seven games left to secure a place in the game. Their next game will be on March 31 against the Utah Jazz.