This the second victory of the Lakers without LeBron and Davis. The Lakers had a hard time trying to shake the Eastern Conference’s second-worst team. This the sixth-worst game of the Lakers making only 41.6% of its shots.
Orlando’s Otto Porter Jr. had a clean look at a 3-pointer to send it to overtime but the tying shot went begging. The Lakers are fourth in the Western Conference at 30-17 and are 2 1/2 games in front of Denver and Portland.