The Los Angeles Lakers became the top seed in the Western Conference for the first time since 2010. They defeated the Utah Jazz in Orlando 116-108. This is also the first playoff appearance for Purple and Gold since 2013.
LeBron James finished the game with 22 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists. He was satisfied with the game. “Since 2010, right?” James said The Los Angeles Times by Tania Ganguli. “I can only say that it’s great to be the number one seed in the West. Personally.
Now, the Lakers will be able to focus on staying at their best and maintaining fine details for the remaining five seeded games, thus ensuring the top spot in the West.