Lakers’ 3-point shooting woes reach historic level

Lakers’ 3-point shooting woes reach historic level

Nicely, it’s official — formally dangerous.

After the Lakers’ 110-99 loss to the Denver Nuggets Wednesday evening, by which they shot 8-for-30 from past the arc, they grew to become the worst three-point capturing staff in NBA historical past in a four-game span, in response to ESPN Stats and Data.

By the primary 4 video games of the season, the Lakers have made simply 33 of their 148 3-point makes an attempt, a 22.3 % mark that makes for a doubtful file.

It’s 5 share factors worse than the Thunder, who maintain the second-worst three-point capturing share this season, and a great distance from the highest mark of 41.7%, held by the Charlotte Hornets.

The Lakers’ capturing struggles aren’t llimited to three-pointers, both. They’re capturing 41.6% from the sector, second worst within the NBA to this point this season.

Not solely are the Lakers making questionable historical past, however a Lebron James-led staff is 0-4 for the primary time since his rookie season in 2003-04. That Cavaliers squad missed the playoffs with a 35-47 file.

Lakers’ Patrick Beverly makes an attempt a 3-pointer towards the Clippers.Getty Photos

The Lakers have opened the season by shedding to the defending champion Warriors, the Clippers, the Path Blazers, and the Nuggets.

Although the Lakers have had a horrible begin to their season, James has had a standard begin. He leads the Lakers in factors per sport (25.2), rebounds per sport (10), and assists per sport (7.8) — but in addition has turned the ball over round 5 occasions per sport.

Since profitable the NBA Championship within the bubble in 2020, the Lakers have a 75-83 file, shedding within the first spherical of the playoffs in 2021 and lacking them fully in 2022.

Los Angeles has a chance to get its three-point capturing on monitor and their first win of the season on Friday evening towards the Timberwolves in Minnesota.

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