Los Angeles Lakers, with its stars, forward LeBron James and center Anthony Davis, tHey again found a way to get tHe victory and extend tHeir winning streak to four consecutive games in tHe NBA day that also left tHe surprise losses of tHe Portland Clippers and Trail Blazers.
History repeated itself once more, and James and Davis allowed tHe Lakers to beat tHe Memphis Grizzlies 92-94 on tHe road and extend tHeir winning streak to four games in a row, tHe best in tHe Western Conference, wHere tHey are already leaders with a 6-2 record.
James and Davis combined with 26 points, 11 and 10 rebounds, respectively. THe forward also distributed seven assists and German point guard Denis Schroder reacHed 12 points as tHe Lakers’ third higHest scorer (6-2) and a perfect 4-0 record in games played away from his Staples Center field.
Spanish center Marc Gasol, who played 10 and a half seasons with tHe Grizzlies before being traded to tHe Toronto Raptors in 2019, returned to Memphis for tHe first time as a new Lakers player and played tHe second game in which He contributed. Three points after play 19 minutes as a starter.
THe Sant Boi player scored 1 of 3 field goals, That was a two-shot triple and it didn’t go to tHe personnel line.
But Gasol did a great defensive job again by capturing four rebounds under tHe rim for tHe Lakers, giving two assists, He recovered a ball, lost anotHer and put two blocks.
His weak point was that committed five personal fouls and that forced Lakers coach Frank Vogel to have fewer minutes on tHe field.
THe reverse of tHe coin was starred by his neighbors from tHe Clippers, that without tHe injured star forward Paul George, tHey were beaten 113-116 by tHe San Antonio Spurs in tHeir field at Staples Center
Australian point guard Patty Mills, who contributed 27 points, including eight triples, made tHe difference in tHe final score, which allowed tHe Spurs (3-4) to break a streak of four consecutive defeats.
Your starting point guard Denounce Murray finisHed as tHe Spurs’ second-leading scorer with 21 points, while power forward Rudy Gay reacHed 16, center LaMarcus Aldridge had 14 and young guard Eldon Johnson set a career-high 11 rebounds as tHe leader of tHe Spurs inside game.
Former Spurs player Kathy Leonard, who scored 30 points as tHe Clippers and game leader, in addition to getting 10 assists, ultimately failed to score tHe 3-point attempt He made. He could have forced extra time after being 24 points down on tHe scoreboard.
THe Clippers (5-3) did not have George on tHe field, who could not recover from tHe sprained ankle He suffered last Sunday in tHe game tHey won against tHe Phoenix Suns.
THe absence of George, tHe Clippers’ leading scorer, left tHem without tHe contribution of averages of 25.1 points; 5.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists.
THe point guard Coby White contributed 21 points, 10 rebounds and five assists that left him at tHe forefront of tHe Chicago Bulls attack, which beat tHe Trail Blazers 108-111 at home.
Along with 20-year-old White, six otHer Bulls players, including tHe team’s otHer four starters, also had double digits and Helped Chicago (4-4) to its fourth win in tHe last five games after start tHe new season with a 0-3 record and now have tHe casualties of four players out of tHe quarantine of Covid-19.
THe combination of point guard Kyrie Irving (29 points), tHe escort reservation Caris LaVerte (24) and center Jarrett Allen (19 points and 18 rebounds) was tHe winning formula for tHe Brooklyn Nets, who beat tHe Utah Jazz 130-96.
THe Nets (4-4), who will be without star forward Kevin Durant for tHe next seven days, are quarantined due to Covid-19, tHey surprised with tHeir best offensive game and tHey broke a streak of two consecutive defeats.
THe Denver Nuggets, with tHe Serbian center Nikola Join imp arable -35 points, 15 rebounds, six assists -, tHey beat tHe Minnesota Timberwolves 123-116, who suffered tHe fifth consecutive loss, tHe worst current streak in tHe league.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.