Tiger Fight, October 7 News The Lakers beat the Heat 102-96 in today's game, ushering in the final match point. Coach Vogel was interviewed after the game.
Speaking of Rajon Rondo, Vogel said: “Again, he proved to be a very important part of the team. I believe in his ability very much, especially at this juncture. Every game is getting better and better. Important, he is always online and I trust him very much."
Speaking of Pope’s key ball, Vogel said: "It's too important. He is a very confident young man. His excellent performance on both ends of the offense and defense is an important reason for our success this year."
Rondo today scored 1 of 7 with 2 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal. Popper scored 6 of 12 with 15 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists, and 5 points at the critical moment.