Along with Shamet fantastic three-point performance, the Clippers made 19 three pointers, shooting 54% of their shots from beyond the arc. Lou Williams is averaging 19.8 points and 5.4 assists while Danilo Gallinari is averaging 18.8 points and 5.9 rebounds.
The last time the Lakers faced the Clippers was just over a month ago when the Lakers closed as 2-point favorites and beat their in-town rival, 123-120.
Since his return, as the Lakers tried to chase a postseason berth, he upped his workload, playing 40-plus minutes in five of L.A.'s past eight games.
With five losses in six games at an inopportune time, the Los Angeles Lakers are in serious trouble when it comes to the playoff picture in the Western Conference.More news: How To Keep Your Phone Number (Sort Of) Private On Facebook
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While suggestions LeBron could reach the NBA Finals for the ninth consecutive season always seemed overly optimistic, the thought of him not guiding the Lakers to the playoffs would have been ridiculed at the beginning of the campaign. They are shooting 47 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range.
Hampered by a serious bout with the injury bug, the Lakers come limping into tonight's matchup down Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma, Brandon Ingram, Lance Stephenson, and Tyson Chandler all at best questionable for the matchup against Denver. LeBron James scores 27 points in the losing effort and Rajon Rondo adds a season-high 24 points. The under is 13-4 in Clippers last 17 road games. It's not time for the team to take it slow with the forward.
Not only did the Lakers lose a crucial game to the Clippers on Monday, they also lost another player to injury. "I told Shai [Gilgeous-Alexander], look [around] the room, there's seven people. watch at the end of the year [how many more there will be]".