Well, it’s all but over in L.A., as the San Antonio Spurs absolutely dominated the L.A. Lakers 120-89—which was the worse playoff loss in franchise history for the Lakers.
Tim Duncan just crushed the Lakers from the start, ending the night with 26 points on 12-of-16 shooting.
The Lakers defense on Duncan throughout Friday night was atrocious to say the least. To be honest, the Lakers defense, or lack there of, was awful everywhere they were on the hardwood.
Dwight Howard, Andrew Goudelock and Darius Morris combined for 69 of the Lakers 89 points, and that wasn’t even close to being enough.
In somewhat shocking news, Metta World Peace was non-existent, scoring 0 points on 0-of-6 shooting in 17 minutes of actions.
There wasn’t really anything the Spurs did poorly. They dominated the glass, owned the paint on offense and frustrated the Lakers every second of the game.
It will take a miracle, like Kobe returning to the floor at full health, for the Lakers to win a single game in this series.
Game 4 is coming up on Sunday evening, and if Friday night taught us anything it’s that the Lakers are going to get crushed.