The Thunder put up a fight against the Lakers as they lost narrowly at Crypto.com Arena (111-116). Despite being in rebuilding mode, Oklahoma City is currently fighting for a postseason spot.
With eight regular season games left to play, the team is in the play-in zone as it sits in the 10th in the Western Conference which.
Lakers head coach Darvin Ham sees huge potential in the young Thunder team which according to him is already good.
“It’s a good young team down the hallway,” he said postgame. “They’re going to be really, really good, man at some point here soon. They’re already good now with Shai leading the charge.
“Kudos to our guys. Just staying the course, continuously being competitive on both sides of the ball and not getting down some disappointing moments lost some box outs and gave up some second-chance points.
“Slowing down offensively a little bit and really not standing in attack mode for a few possessions. But overall just continuing to move along with the possessions.”