Lakers top of Pacific Division in the Western Conference

The Los Angeles Lakers are continuing their resurgence that sees them topping the Pacific Division in the Western Conference. They have also been well supported throughout the season with offers at The big surprise in the table is the Golden State Warriors who are bottom, with other sides in the division including the LA Clippers, Phoenix Suns and the Sacramento Kings.

Following 16 matches played, the Lakers have a amassed a formidable record of 14 wins and just two loses. This also includes a current win streak of seven in succession. This started with a 123-115 away victory against the Phoenix Suns in the Talking Stick Resort Arena. Anthony Davis starred for the side with 24 points, as LeBron James also scored 19 points.

The Lakers then followed this up with a commanding 120-94 win over the Golden State Warriors. The latter continue to struggle this season, that sees them sitting bottom of the division. LeBron James again played a major role as he scored 23 points, with Kyle Kuzma scoring 22 points.

Next up for the Lakers on this winning run was a hard fought 99-97 home victory over the Sacramento Kings, inside the Staples Centre. This was despite losing the opening quarter 30-20. LeBron James again showed why he is the world’s best as he single handily took them to victory with 29 points. Anthony Davis also scored 17 points on the night.

The fourth victory in this winning run was a 122-101 win against the Atlanta Hawks. It was a one-sided game from the outsight as the Lakers took a first quarter-lead of 36-24. The game yet again revolved around the dominating performance of LeBron James, as he scored 33 points.

The Lakers then won 112-107 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Another close game, with the star players making the difference. Anthony Davis led the way with 34 points, as LeBron James also scored 25 points. Both players continuing to be the difference as the Lakers extended their season record to 12 wins and just two losses.

Another close game between the two sides followed as the Lakers won the game 130-127. The third quarter was the difference in the end as the Lakers took it by four points. Anthony Davis again was the star for the Lakers with 33 points, as LeBron James also got 23 points for the side to extend their winning run to six.

The Lakers won their seventh and most recent victory on this lengthy winning run with a 109-108 away success over the Memphis Grizzlies. It was the similar pair of LeBron James and Anthony Davis who led the way on the scoring front for the Lakers with 30 and 22 points.

Next up for the Lakers is an away trip against the San Antonio Spurs, so can they extend their winning run to eight?