James: We stepped up defensively in the fourth quarter, attacked and kept moving the ball

2022-04-24 0 By

The Los Angeles Lakers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 106-101 home victory over the Utah Jazz.Lakers forward lebron James was on the courtside after the game.”It was defensive intensity,” James said of his team’s fourth-quarter comeback.Attention to detail and ability to attack their defense.Just trying to take advantage of some of their defensive strategies. They’re a strong defensive team, probably because of Rudy.However, we kept the ball moving, everybody got into a good rhythm and we were able to defend for a lot of possessions.Obviously, all-star Donovan Mitchell’s performance was amazing, especially in the first half.So in the second half we made it a little bit harder for him and we did that and got back in the game.”James finished with 33 points, eight rebounds, six assists and two steals on 14-of-23 shooting in 40 minutes.