The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors in the Hero Ball.
On the 9th (Korean time), the Lakers defeated Golden State at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, USA, 104-101 in the home game of the 2nd round 4th round of the NBA Western Playoffs. With a record of 3 wins and 1 loss in the series, the Lakers have one win left until advancing to the Western Conference finals for the first time in three years since becoming the 2020 NBA champion. On the other hand, the ‘defending champion’ Golden State was driven to the precipice.
The main character who decided the direction of the game on this day was neither LeBron James, who scored the most points in the team with 27 points, nor Anthony Davis, who played a big role with 23 points and 15 rebounds. It was Ronnie Walker IV, a 24-year-old guard who came off the bench and was scoreless until the fourth quarter. After the game, James smiled and said to the reporter, “We have to interview Walker first.” sure,” he said.
Walker came in with the start of the fourth quarter, with the Lakers trailing by 7 points (77-84). He scored 15 points, from a 3-pointer 15 seconds into the quarter to a free throw, the team’s final score, and took responsibility for 55% of the team’s points in the 4th quarter, swallowing the whole match. Walker played 26 minutes in three playoff games before the last game 3 and scored 17 points, but since game 3, when he started to receive heavy weight, he has played 51 minutes and scored 27 points.토스카지노
Golden State collapsed due to variables protruding from the Lakers’ bench. On this day, in Golden State, ‘Molppang Basketball’ was played, which was extremely dependent on ace Stephen Curry. Curry recorded 3 steals and 2 turnovers in a ‘triple double’, including 10 points in the 4th quarter, 31 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists. Klay Thompson scored only nine points and Jordan Poole failed to score a single shot.
Prior to this game, in the past 10 years, when Golden State was inferior in the series, the winning rate of playoff games was a whopping 78% (18 wins, 5 losses). His mental strength, built up over a long period of experience, was not able to use his strength in front of the Lakers’ spirit. Golden State had a 3-4 victory over James’ Cleveland Cavaliers in the championship game in the 2015-16 season, even after taking a 3-1 lead in the series. This unprecedented task now belongs to Golden State.
The Lakers, who have one step left until the next round, and Golden State, who have no place to retreat, will have a fateful 5th game in San Francisco on the 11th.