Friday, February 3, 2023

Juan Toscano reduces his playing minutes at Los Angeles Lakers

looks like Los Angeles Lakers They begin to find the light at the end of the tunnel. Darvin Ham’s quintet earned their third win in four games as they beat the visiting Portland Trail Blazers 112–121 at the Moda Center. lebron james, Joe continues to narrow the gap with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, still the all-time leading scorer, adding 37 points to his all-time tally, which now stands at 38,164. In fact, ‘El Rey’ was the top scorer in a match that featured Mexican Juan Toscano-Anderson’s testimonial: Only four minutes on the pitch, no stats on his record.

Toscano’s minutes have gradually decreased since the Lakers’ short winning streak began. The national team made six starts at the start of the year, but returned to the bench on January 16, when the Angelenos defeated the Houston Rockets. Since then, four consecutive substitutions, and less and less time on the court. 16, 11, 9 and now 4:17. His averages in the 2022-2023 NBA season are 2.9 points, 2.1 rebounds, 0.9 assists in 27 games (out of 47 possible). His average minutes per game are the lowest since joining the league: 12.8; Last year, even with the Golden State Warriors, it was 13.6.

Lakers, on the rise

The Lakers are now tied for 12th in the Western Conference with a 22–25 record, just one game out of the play-in zone. The promotion cannot be explained without the combustion of James, who in a matter of days would become the top scorer in league history. In their next commitment, the ‘Gold and Purple’ will face the Clippers on Tuesday, January 23 at the Arena.

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