Immediately after their three-game road trip, the Lakers sent rookie guard Jordan Clarkson to the NBA Development League to join the D-Fenders for a 141-140 win over the Reno Bighorns.
Clarkson has drifted out of the Lakers' rotation over the last 10 games, making just two appearances for a total of 14 minutes.
With the D-Fenders in El Segundo Saturday night, Clarkson played 23 minutes, scoring eight points with six assists and five turnovers.
Lakers' affiliate player Roscoe Smith (small forward) scored a season-high 38 points on 17-of-19 shooting, while pulling down nine rebounds. Former Lakers guard-forward Manny Harris notched a triple-double with 23 points,...