In the latest Los Angeles Lakers news, Brandon Ingram is unhappy with the way he defended Damian Lillard in the dying moments of Thursday's 113-110 loss. The All-Star point guard hit the game-winning three that sealed the deal for the Portland Trail Blazers.

Brandon Ingram and the Los Angeles Lakers fought hard when they met the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center last night (Nov. 2). The Lakers trailed as much as 18 points, but they rallied and had an answer to everything the Blazers threw at them. That is the reason why with 15.5 seconds left, it was a tie game at 110 apiece.

Unfortunately for the Lakers, the draw did not last long. With the time remaining, the Blazers had possession and as expected they went to Damian Lillard. Lillard milked the clock and made his move with less than five seconds left. He went for a crossover, followed by a jab step, before shooting beyond the arc over the outstretched arm of Ingram. The ball went in, but the Lakers still had 0.7 seconds to try and tie it. Sadly, Kyle Kuzma missed his attempt.

In a tweet, Lakers reporter Mike Trudell shared that Ingram was disappointed with the way he guarded Lillard. The 21-year-old believes he should have gotten closer to the Blazers star.

There is nothing much Ingram could have done in that sequence.

The young Lakers star defended well, but Lillard is just one of the best clutch performers in the NBA today.

Brandon Ingram's offense

Brandon Ingram may have failed to save the game for the Los Angeles Lakers, though he had a good outing versus the Portland Trail Blazers, especially on offense. Ingram, who has been inconsistent with his scoring, was one of three players for the Lakers who finished with 14 points.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Jordan Clarkson were the other two who had the same offensive output. Ingram recorded three rebounds, three assists, and two steals too.

Larry Nance hurt

In other Los Angeles Lakers news, Brandon Ingram's fellow starting forward, Larry Nance Jr., is out indefinitely after suffering a broken hand against the Portland Trail Blazers.

According to ESPN, X-rays revealed that Nance fractured the second metacarpal in his left hand. Nance left in the third quarter and never came back to the game. The high-flying 24-year-old finished the contest with seven points, five rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block. The Lakers will likely start either Julius Randle, Kyle Kuzma, or Luol Deng with Nance sidelined.