Reserve center Dwight Howard had a critical impact in the Lakers' series-opening win over Denver. Coach Frank Vogel said the veteran might start Game 2.
No lead is safe with this team, in the game or in the series,” Lakers star Anthony Davis said. They have proven that they are a second-half team, where they come out and just destroy teams in the second half and prove that even if they are down a series, they are a team that’s going to be resilient and keep fighting no matter what the score is, what the situation is. When we have a lead, we have to lock in even more.
LeBron James isn’t happy about the MVP voting. Not at all. Pissed me off,” he said Friday night upon learning Giannis Antetokounmpo had won in a landslide.