On Monday night, the Los Angeles Lakers suffered a frustrating home loss to the average Golden State Warriors.
With a road contest versus the Milwaukee Bucks on tap for Thursday, Anthony Davis states that his team is feeling “a great deal of pressure” to beat the team that has actually completed with the NBA’s finest record the previous two seasons.
“We understand we’re a great team,” Davis stated on Monday. “We understand that teams are going to come out and play their finest versus us. However the method we lost, we do not like. Clearly we need to recall at the movie and see where we can be much better, however we’ve constantly recovered. We do not like losing two in a row, so our next game, we’re going put a great deal of pressure on ourselves to win that game.
“Nobody because locker space likes to lose. It’s a difficult one. It’s one that we for sure need to have won, so this one harms a little bit more, however we’ll enjoy the movie when we return together and attempt to determine how to improve and prepare yourself for Milwaukee.”
On Monday, the Lakers held a 64-48 lead at halftime and were still up by double digits heading into the 4th quarter. However they broke down in the last minutes and lost by two.
Although the team’s general absence of defense and fast-break points were substantially to blame, Davis was likewise a perpetrator himself, as he scored simply 17 points on 6-of-16 shooting.
LeBron James likewise shared some blame, as he likewise shot simply 6-of-16 from the field.
The Lakers still presently hold the very best record in professional basketball at 11-4.
The game versus the Bucks marks the start of a seven-game trip for the Purple and Gold. The journey will likewise consist of games versus the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers.