The Los Angeles Lakers have secured a franchise record by going 7-0 on road i.e., 7 out 7 wins in away games. The LA Lakers beat Oklahoma City Thunder 128-99 having led by their marquee player LeBron James who scored 26 points. They surpassed the 1985-86 squad with their 7-0 start. Talking about this game Montrezl Harrell scored 21 points, whereas Anthony Davis registered 18 point against his name.
Shai Gilgeous Alexander lead the charge for OKC scoring 17 points. On one side where the defending champions are 7-0 on road, it is quite the opposite for OKC. They have not won a single game playing 5 at home. Out of their 6 losses in the season, 5 have come on their home turf. The Thunder never led in the game, while the Lakers’ biggest lead was a 31-point margin.
LeBron James leads LA Lakers against OKC
“We just have a bunker mentality on the road — just us,” James said. “But obviously, it’s even more just us because of the restrictions, COVID, everything that’s going on. So, we’ve come together even closer.”
“It’s all about execution and your level of focus,” James said. “You’ve got to be able to at times build up your own energy. Like tonight, we come off a back-to-back, three in four nights. For us to come off a back-to-back — in Houston last night, getting in late to OKC and coming out to an arena with no fans — you’ve got to prosper your own energy from your group, yourself.”
“It’s one of 72 games, and they’re all opportunities,” Thunder coach Mark Daigneault said. “They’re all opportunities to compete and they’re opportunities to learn, and we’ve just got to continue to use every experience to continue to grow and move forward.”