June 7, 2023

Darvin Ham: “It was more about us this morning than Orlando”

The Lakers snapped a four-sport getting rid of streak by defeating the Magic (129-110). Los Angeles managed the game for the most part, successful 3 of the four quarters.

A single of the difficulties that the Purple and Gold have been struggling with is inadequate third quarters. The Lakers did lose the third quarter in opposition to the Magic as effectively, but only by a single stage.

Right after the match Lakers head coach Darvin Ham talked about his team’s third quarters and how he and the gamers approached this sport.

“Just that realization that we hadn’t been for the most of the year that’s been a comfortable spot for us,” Ham said. “So just hoping to occur out, we talked about it this early morning shoot all over just genuinely focusing on ourselves and distinctive methods we can greater and that was a single of them. Just creating confident we arrived out with a competitive defensive aim.

“We have been in addition one particular for the quarter. It is just a under no circumstances-ending journey just striving to improve day immediately after day, recreation after recreation, every shoot about. We scarcely get to exercise, so shoot arounds grow to be like our tactics.

“Today we did a whole lot of factors in which we necessary to thoroughly clean up ourselves. It was extra about this morning that Orlando, all because of respect to Orlando they’re a excellent younger ball club, but we essential to target on ourselves and do some self-checks basketball-clever.”

Equally teams are occupying 13th areas in their respective conferences.