We broke down some of the more intriguing numbers from LAL’s 110-103 loss at New York:
Second-chance points for the Knicks, compared to just six for the Lakers. New York, ranked 28th in the league in rebounds per game, owned a plus-10 edge on the glass and a plus-11 advantage on the offensive boards.
Points for Manny Harris – a season high – in 19 minutes off the bench. Harris, who was signed to his second 10-day contract earlier in the day, scored 11 in six fourth-quarter minutes to help keep L.A. within striking distance.
Plus-rating for Raymond Felton (tied with Tyson Chandler for a team high). Felton scored a season-high 20 points on 8 of 10 field goals, to go along with a team-high five assists.
Field goals made for New York inside the paint in the fourth quarter, which accounted for 18 of their 27 points. The Knicks, last in the league in paint points per game (33.5), registered 18 in the final 12 minutes.
Triples made for Jodie Meeks towards a team-high 24 points. Meeks was particularly effective in the third, when he scored 16 on 5 of 5 field goals (4 of 4 on three-pointers). In the last five games, the Kentucky product is shooting 57.1 percent from beyond the arc (16 for 28).