Lakers vs. Mavericks: Live Updates, Score and Highlights for 2017 NBA Las Vegas Summer League
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Lonzo Ball left early with calf soreness, but the Los Angeles Lakers managed to pull out a 108-98 victory over the Dallas Mavericks anyway. In just 21 minutes, Ball had 16 points, 10 assists and four boards, and was a team-high plus-17. His favorite target, Kyle Kuzma, finished with 24 points on 8-of-14 shooting. Dallas, meanwhile, was led by Dennis Smith, Jr., who went for 21 points, six assists and three boards. Yogi Ferrell added 15 on 6-of-19 shooting. With the semifinals now in the rearview, the Lakers will move on to the championship game to take on the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday.
- July 17, 2017
Lakers 108, Mavs 98 — Final
The Lakers and Mavericks game is wrapped. Scroll below for updates.
Lonzo Ball Drops Double-Double vs. Mavericks Before Suffering Calf InjuryLakers vs Mavericks 7-16-2017via Bleacher Report
Lonzo Ball Drops Double-Double vs. Mavericks Before Suffering Calf Injury
The Free Throw Game
Dallas is trying to extend the game with fouls. Looks like this one's over, though.
Lakers 108, Mavs 98 — 0:30.6 left in the fourth quarter
L.A. Has Regained Control
A big three from Thomas and a couple stops has the Lakers back in the driver's seat.
Lakers 102, Mavs 96 — 1:20 left in the fourth quarter
Another Big Shot from Dallas
Sidestep three for Webster and this game has gotten mighty close. Caruso has given the Lakers a little breathing room back with two free throws.
Lakers 98, Mavs 95 — 1:58 left in the fourth quarter
Lonzo's Exit Changed This Game Dramatically
Lakers 96, Mavs 92 — 2:26 left in the fourth quarter
Coming Down to the Wire!
Lakers 96, Mavs 92 — 2:36 left in the fourth quarter
The Mavs Won't Go Away!
Dallas has really taken advantage of the loss of Lonzo. Ball's plus-17 in a game the Lakers only lead by six.
Lakers 96, Mavs 90 — 3:40 left in the fourth quarter
No Lonzo Is REALLY Hurting L.A.
The Lakers have fallen off considerably since Lonzo left the game with calf soreness.
Mavericks Getting Just Enough to Stay Alive
Every time it looks like L.A. will pull away, Dallas gets a bucket or two.
Lakers 92, Mavs 74 — 7:29 left in the fourth quarter
Perhaps the most exciting player in Vegas may be on the shelf.
Lakers 90, Mavs 71 — 8:30 left in the third quarter
It Looks Like Lonzo May Be Done for the Night
Lakers 84, Mavs 67 — 10:00 left in the fourth quarter
Dennis Smith's Bringing Dallas Back
Lakers 78, Mavs 63 — 2:15 left in the third quarter
Can LA Hold on Without Lonzo?
Lakers 78, Mavs 61 — 2:42 left in the third quarter
Hopefully, Good to Go
Lonzo was shown in the tunnel stretching his calf. Hopefully, it was just a minor cramp.
Lakers 74, Mavs 57 — 3:45 left in the third quarter
Can Dallas Complete the Comeback?
Lakers 69, Mavs 55 — 4:44 left in the third quarter
Mavs Closing in on Single Digits
It's all Dallas to start the third and Lonzo's on the baseline getting something worked out by a trainer. It looks like a cramp.
Lakers 67, Mavs 55 — 5:07 left in the third quarter
Back and Forth
Dennis Smith already has four assists, eclipsing his average coming into tonight.
Lakers 67, Mavs 54 — 5:28 left in the third quarter
DSJ Does Not Want to Go Home
The Mavericks have come out hot to start the second half, forcing a Lakers timeout.
Lakers 64, Mavs 48 — 7:12 left in the third quarter
Some of the First Half Highlights
Lakers 62, Mavs 40 — 9:00 left in the third quarter
Considering His Production, These Might Be the Winners
14 points, 10 dimes and four boards for Ball... in the first half.
What a Half
He's Got It All Working Tonight
Lonzo already has 14 points, nine assists and four rebounds.
Lakers 57, Mavs 34 — 2:13 left in the second quarter
Another Masterful Performance from Lonzo
Ball's showing some ridiculous passing again tonight. And now his shot's falling too. On nights like this, it's not hard to see the Lakers being legit again very soon.
Lakers 54, Mavs 34 — 3:27 left in the second quarter
Lonzo's on Track for His Best Game Yet
Lakers 42, Mavs 29 — 7:38 left in the second quarter
This Kid's an Incredible Passer
Lakers 37, Mavs 27 — 8:54 left in the second quarter
Heck of a Battle Early
Smith already has 10. Ball has 12 points, four assists and three boards.
Lakers 31, Mavs 24 — 0:05 left in the first quarter
DSJ Balling Again
Dennis Smith already has 10 points on 3-of-3 shooting. He's left Lonzo in the dust a few times.
Lakers 27 Mavericks 22 — 1:23 left in the first quarter
Kuzma Continues to Showcase His Skills
Jayson Tatum was the No. 3 pick. Kyle Kuzma was 27th. And yet, you can't watch Kuzma without seeing a bunch of stuff Tatum didn't show this summer.
Lakers 27, Mavs 22 — 1:23 left in the first quarter
All Cylinders Firing
The Lakers are scoring at will for the second night in a row. Once again, Lonzo is engineering the offense by constantly looking ahead.
Lakers 19, Mavs 12 — 4:18 left in the first quarter
Lakers Are Clicking Early
Lakers 14, Mavericks 10 — 5:52 left in the first quarter
Two Early Triples for Lonzo
After struggling from the field for most of the tournament, Lonzo's hit his first two triples tonight.
Lakers 12, Mavs 10 - 6:30 left in the first quarter
Lakers Offense Off to a Strong Start
Lakers 7, Mavericks 2 - 8:30 left in the first quarter
- July 16, 2017
Another New Pair of Shoes for Shoes for Lonzo
About a Half Hour from Tipoff
- July 17, 2017