Jordan Clarkson's phone would not stop making noise.
Ping ping Ping. Ping ping ping.
Clarkson had just scored a career-high 25 points and added six assists against the NBA's top defense statistically, painting another coat on an already promising rookie season while creating quite the melody of text messages from friends and family as he sat in front of his locker.
The Lakers lost an effort-filled game to the Memphis Grizzlies, 97-90, what would normally qualify as a bad loss because they led by eight near the midpoint of the fourth quarter.
But are there really "bad losses" these days for the Lakers, keepers of the NBA's fourth-worst record (16-45)...