The Lakers beat the Heat, Schroeder scored 32 points, Westbrook 21+8+9
The NBA regular season continues in the 2022-23 season, and the Los Angeles Lakers (17 wins and 21 losses) continue their winning streak. Although LeBron was absent due to illness, Schroder scored 32 points, Bryant scored 21 points and 9 rebounds, Westbrook sent 21 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists, and they led the team to regain the lead in the fourth quarter. Firmly maintaining their advantage, the Lakers narrowly beat the Miami Heat 112-109 at home (20-19). The Lakers won 3 consecutive victories, and the Heat ended 2 consecutive victories.
Schroder of the Lakers had 32 points and 4 rebounds, Bryant had 21 points and 9 rebounds, Westbrook had 21 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists, Reeves had 11 points and 5 rebounds, Gabriel had 10 points and 4 rebounds. Heat’s Adebayo had 30 points and 13 rebounds, Butler had 27 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists, Oladipo had 12 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, Lowry had 11 points .
LeBron of the Lakers was absent due to illness, and Anderson replaced him in the starting lineup. After the start of the game, the two teams took the lead alternately. After the 17 tie, Westbrook and Reeves scored in turn. The Lakers led 21-17. Butler hit back with 5 points, and Nunn, Schroeder and Gabriel each scored 3 points. They led the team to an 11-1 spurt to end the first quarter, and the Lakers led by 9 points 32-23.
After the start of the second quarter, the two sides faced each other for several rounds, and Westbrook scored 8 points alone to help the team lead by double digits. Oladipo led the team to chase 7 points in a row, Bryant made a dunk, Beverly turned around and hit a jumper, and the Lakers led 46-39 by 7 points at 4 minutes and 20 seconds before halftime. Adebayor and Lowry recovered 5 points, Schroeder and Westbrook returned three free throws, Lowry made a breakthrough, and the Heat trailed by 4 points 48-52 at halftime.
Westbrook of the Lakers scored 12 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists in the first half, Schroeder scored 10 points; Adebayor of the Heat scored 12 points and 5 rebounds.
Butler scored 4 points in a row to start the third quarter, and the Heat tied the score. Schroeder felt good, hit 2 three-pointers in a row, and the Lakers took the lead again. Adebayor scored 5 points alone. He led the team to a 7-0 counterattack wave. With 6 minutes and 40 seconds left in the third quarter, the Heat took a 65-62 lead by 3 points. Bryant and Reeves fought back with 5 points to regain the lead, Butler succeeded with 3 points, Westbrook and Nunn scored in turn, and the Lakers led 72-68. Butler led the team to retaliate with 6 points and overtake again. Westbrook and Nunn succeeded in singles before the end of the third quarter. The Lakers led 79-78 by 1 point.
Hiero and Oladipo scored 5 points to start the fourth quarter, and the Heat led by 4 points 83-79. Anderson hit back with a layup, the two teams each scored a few points, Bryant made a dunk, and the Lakers trailed by 2 points 87-89 with 6 minutes and 55 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Adebayor made one of two free throws. Schroder broke through and stepped on Adebayor’s foot and twisted his right ankle. The Lakers requested a timeout. Schroder returned to the court unhindered by his injury and scored 5 points in a row. Bryant scored with a hook and the Lakers took a 94-90 lead. Adebayor hit a jumper, Bryant hit back with 3 points, and the Lakers led 97-92 by 5 points. Butler made two free throws, Westbrook broke through and scored, and the Lakers continued to maintain a 5-point lead.
Lowry made two free throws, Schroeder made a three-pointer and caused Oladipo to foul, made all three free throws, and the Lakers led by 6 points. Butler immediately responded with a three-pointer, Bryant made a dunk, Oladipo and Adebayor scored 4 points together, and the Heat fell behind 103-104. Schroder made a foul and made two free throws, and the Lakers led 106-103. Westbrook was called for a foul, and Lakers coach Hamm challenged. The referee looked back at the video and maintained the original verdict. Oladipo made two free throws and Schroeder made a breakthrough. With 20.3 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Lakers led 108-104. Butler missed a jumper, Adebayor made a tip-up, and the Heat were still 2 points behind. After the Lakers timeout, Reeves made a wonderful pass. Westbrook made a layup and caused Oladipo to foul at the same time. He missed an additional penalty and Shiro got a rebound. Struth finally hit two consecutive three-pointers, and the Heat trailed by 1 point. Schroder made two free throws, Butler missed a three-point tie, and the Lakers narrowly won 112-109.
Heat starting lineup: Lowry, Hiro, Butler, Martin, Adebayor
Lakers starting lineup: Schroeder, Beverly, Reeves, Anderson, Bryant