Here’s how bad things were for the Los Angeles Lakers in the first half against the Golden State Warriors tonight: After losing a shoe and turning the ball over, reserve guard Ronnie Price threw his sneaker at Andre Iguodala to stop a Warriors fast break.
Los Angeles was trailing Golden State 45-20 early in the second quarter at the time of Price’s antics, hemorrhaging points from beyond the arc and in transition. Anything to win, right? Price was called for a technical on the play.
The Warriors ended the first half with 20 fast break points and led the Lakers 63-36.
Perhaps Price was inspired by Marc Gasol? Los Angeles could certainly learn a thing or two from the former Defensive Player of the Year, after all.
Would you throw a shoe to stop a fast break?
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