Beijing time on October 1, the first game of the finals, despite a bad start, the Lakers quickly reversed the situation and finally won a big victory.
In the first quarter of the game, the Lakers trailed the Heat by 13 points, but the Lakers quickly adjusted and surpassed the Heat by 3 points at the end of the first quarter.
According to statistics, this is the first time since the 1996-97 season that the Lakers fell behind by 13 points in the first quarter and overtook at the end of this quarter, whether it was the regular season or the playoffs.
In the second quarter, the Lakers played the Heat 34-20. At halftime, the Lakers led the Heat by 17 points.
Since the 1996-97 season, the Lakers became the first team to fall behind by double digits in the first half of the Finals but ended the first half with double digits.
In the end, the Lakers defeated the Heat 116-98 and got a good start to the Finals.