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Lakers Highlights: Tarik Black and Brandon Ingram form an impenetrable wall at the rim

Possibly the best basket protection sequence Los Angeles has had this season.

The Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trail Blazers are engaged in a battle of the league’s two-worst defenses, but you wouldn’t guess the Lakers were worse if you only saw this clip of Brandon Ingram and Tarik Black swallowing every shot in sight:

The Lakers’ bench unit showed off a ton of activity and athleticism to start the second quarter, and Luke Walton may have found something with this frontcourt of Black and Thomas Robinson.

Harrison Faigen is co-host of the Locked on Lakers podcast (subscribe here), and you can follow him on Twitter at @hmfaigen.

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