Ingram was good for 29 points and Ball added another 21. In this way could the Lakers have a backlog of thirteen points, with the rest still bend in a victory to put an end to a series of three defeats in a row.
San Antonio Spurs won again with 119-107 Detroit Pistons and as reported Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, the 1221e victory in his career. Popovich, 23 years as coach of the Spurs, matched the number of victories of Jerry Sloan and now shares the third place in the eternal ranking of the NBA. Only two coaches have more victories behind their name: Don Nelson (1335) and Lenny Wilkens (1332).