With the Sacramento Kings roaring back on one of their protracted runs Tuesday night, the Lakers needed something dramatic to turn the tide.
Enter Brook Lopez … sharpshooter?
Lopez hit back-to-back three-point shots to quell the Kings’ run. A few possessions later, he hit another three and finished the game with five.
“That’s the Brook we see in practice,” point guard Lonzo Ball said. “I wasn’t surprised. I’m glad he found a rhythm tonight. Any time he can do that, it’s going to help us.”
Lopez’s three-point shooting was part of why the Lakers thought he would be a good fit for coach Luke Walton’s system. He worked to improve…