Austin Spurs dominated by South Bay Lakers


The South Bay Lakers had seven players score in double digits as they defeated the Austin Spurs 110-82 Saturday in El Segundo, Calif.

Olivier Hanlan scored 17 points to lead the Spurs, but Austin shot just 37 percent on the night. The Spurs went 32-for-86, including 7-of-28 from beyond the arc.

The Lakers (3-0) shot 47 percent and connected on 12-of-30 3-point attempts.

Thomas Bryant led the Lakers with 15 points while Andre Ingram and Stephen Zimmerman each chipped in 13.

Travis Wear scored 12 points and was two rebounds shy of a double-double for South Bay.

Alex Caruso was one assist short of a double-double as he scored 11 points for the Lakers.

Rookie Jaron Blossomgame had a productive game for the Spurs, scoring 13 points to go with 11 rebounds.

The Lakers started hot, outscoring the Spurs 30-17 in the first quarter. South Bay kept up the pressure, taking a 52-32 halftime lead.

The Spurs (3-2) were outscored by ten points in the third quarter.

The Lakers built a lead to as large as 37 points and were never seriously threatened after the first quarter.

Austin was outscored 52-36 in the paint and 23-7 on fast break points.

The Spurs will try to get back in the win column on Tuesday when they host Sioux Falls at 11 a.m.



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