Brett Dawson analysis: Lakers feast on Thunder lapses in 129-120 win

Brett Dawson analysis: Lakers feast on Thunder lapses in 129-120 win

Brett Dawson breaks down the Lakers’ win, LeBron James’ great performance and how a game OKC lost late might have slipped away early.

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

| Dec 24, 2023, 7:49am CST

Brett Dawson

By Brett Dawson

Dec 24, 2023, 7:49am CST

The Lakers made shots and the Thunder didn’t, but Los Angeles’ 129-120 win Saturday at Paycom Center was about more than just that. Sellout Crowd’s Brett Dawson on where the game got away from the Thunder and why the Lakers’ desperation made them such a challenge. 

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Brett Dawson, the Thunder beat writer at Sellout Crowd, has covered basketball for more than 20 seasons at the pro and college levels. He previously worked the Thunder beat at The Oklahoman and The Athletic and also has covered the New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers and L.A. Clippers. He’s covered college programs at Louisville, Illinois and Kentucky, his alma mater. He taught sports journalism for a year at the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism. You can reach him at [email protected] or find him sipping a stout or an IPA at one of Oklahoma City’s better breweries.

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