Utah Jazz (37-45)

Thu. 4/6 Sat. 4/8 Sun. 4/9
vs. OKC 
L 98-114
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vs. DEN 
W 118-114
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@ LAL 
L 117-128
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Lakers hold off Jazz 128-117, earn play-in date with Wolves

LOS ANGELES (AP) LeBron James hit eight 3-pointers while scoring 36 points, Anthony Davis had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers surged into the postseason as the seventh seed in the Western Conference with a 128-117 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday.

About 30 minutes after the streamers fell from the rafters on the Lakers’ regular-season finale, Los Angeles (43-39) learned it will host Minnesota (42-40) in a play-in game on Tuesday night.

“It's different, because usually in the postseason, we have multiple days to prep for a team,” James said before the first play-in game of his 20-year NBA career. "We literally have one day to prep. ... For us, it's good that we don't have to travel. It's good that we get to stay here, but we shouldn't be comfortable. We need to stay on edge and get ready for the game.”

Points: Lauri Markkanen25.6
Rebounds: Lauri Markkanen8.6
Assists: Kris Dunn5.6
FG%: Lauri Markkanen49.9%
Steals: Kris Dunn1.14
Blocks: Walker Kessler2.34
Defense (Rank)
Points: 118.0 (24)
Rebounds: 43.5 (17)
Assists: 25.0 (12)
FG%: 47.3% (14)
FT%: 77.6% (11)
3P%: 36.1% (17)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 117.1 (7)
Rebounds: 45.9 (5)
Assists: 26.0 (10)
FG%: 47.3% (19)
FT%: 78.6% (14)
3P%: 35.3% (20)
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Denver 53 29 .646 --
x-Minnesota 42 40 .512 11.0
Oklahoma City 40 42 .488 13.0
Utah 37 45 .451 16.0
Portland 33 49 .402 20.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
4/9/2023 Vernon Carey Jr. Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/28/2023 Jarrell Brantley 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
3/28/2023 Luka Samanic Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/18/2023 Jarrell Brantley Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/14/2023 Kris Dunn Signed for the Rest of the Season
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Date Player Status
4/6/2023 Talen Horton-Tucker Left ankle soreness
4/3/2023 Walker Kessler Concussion
3/8/2023 Jordan Clarkson Sprained finger
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Next Home Game:
Denver @ Utah
Mon., Dec. 26 @ 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET2:00 PM GMT10:00 PM 北京时间7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST