The Lakers had succeeded a night earlier by forcing the Spurs into turnovers, but SanAntonio improved its ball movement greatly and got a series of open looks that buried the Clippers early.
FORMER European number one Ronan Rafferty's bid to make The Open looks doomed after a first-round 70 in qualifying yesterday.
A doomed school has picked up a major award as the battle to keep it open looks set for court.
LSU shot 32 percent from the field, missing all six of its 3-point attempts, forcing shots at times and missing open looks at other times, and made 13 of 28 foul shots.
The ``role players'': Devean, Kwame, Luke, Sasha, and Cook, combined to shoot 20% from the field and 14% on 3-pointers, many of them open looks as the Bobcats doubled and even tripled Kobe.
Mike Roll, who is one of our best shooters, got numerous open looks but just had one of those days where he wasn't knocking them down.
In the final minute of the first half, Atkins got three consecutive open looks from the 3-point arc.
He got some open looks in transition, some good passes, and (was) running the floor.