The Lakers (2-3) took the lead with 10:26 left in the fourth quarter, 99-98, and never trailed again. It was their first lead since they lead 16-14 in the opening period. Former Hawks and South High product Lou Williams had 16 fourth-quarter points for the Lakers in the rally.
The Lakers led by as many as seven points after taking the lead, including a Nick Young 3-pointer with 17.9 seconds left for a 121-114 advantage. Dennis Schroder had a layup attempt blocked before the shot with the Hawks trailing by four points.