LAS VEGAS – Johnathan Williams had eight points and eight rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated their crosstown rival Los Angeles Clippers 82-69 on Thursday at the Thomas and Mack Center.
Williams, who went undrafted out of Gonzaga, added a block and a steal as the Lakers remained unbeaten in Las Vegas.
Former Eastern Washington standout Bogdan Bliznyuk scored two points in six minutes off the bench. Ex-Gonzaga guard Jordan Mathews did not play.
Here’s a look at how other local players fared:
Milwaukee Bucks 83, San Antonio Spurs 75
Jeff Ledbetter (Idaho/Spurs): 19 minutes, 4 assists, 3 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal.
Utah Jazz 70, Orlando Magic 75
Braian Angola (NIC/Magic): 17 minutes, 6 rebounds, 2 points (1-8 FG).
Portland Blazers 95, Atlanta Hawks 69
Zach Collins (GU/Blazers): 21 minutes, 8 points (4-10 FG), 6 rebounds, 3 blocks.
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