THE Lakers made it three straight wins, downing the Sacramento Kings, 98-94, on Friday in Los Angeles (Saturday, Manila time).
Julius Randle scored 25 points on 10 of 14 shooting, while Brandon Ingram added 14 for the Lakers.
D’Angelo Russell had 13 points and Jordan Clarkson added 12 for the Lakers, just a notch above the bottom of the Western Conference with a 24-55 win loss record.
The Kings saw their win streak end at two, absorbing their 48th loss in 79 games.
Skal Labissiere led Sacramento with 19 points, while Buddy Hield scored 17.
Darren Collison had 15 points and 10 assists for the Kings.