What an appearance of LeBron James! With a personal record in the Lakers jersey, King has clamped his team to a 124: 116 victory against the Warriors and thus finished the negative run of the Lakers. Lebron dominated the spectacular duel with 56 points.
- Los Angeles Lakers (28-35) – Golden State Warriors (43-21) 124: 116 (Boxscore)
- Lakers start significantly improved – Warriors beat back
- Lebron runs completely hot – and breaks your own Lakers record
Los Angeles Lakers (28-35) – Golden State Warriors (43-21) 124: 116 (Boxscore)
In his now four-year career at the Lakers, LeBron has never achieved points in a game. Overall, it was the third-party vials of its NBA career (Career-High: 61), and he became the fourth player in the history of the Association, which at 37 years or older the 50-point mark cracked (the others: Jamal Crawford, Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant).
LeBron enthused the home fans in L.a. With a bank-strong performance through the bank. He sinked 19 his 31 attempts from the field, 6/11 threesome and 12/13 free throw, in addition, he grabbed 10 rebounds and distributed 3 assists. However, the Lakers also needed everyone of his counter. Partly James held his team single-handedly in the game, with a personal 9-0 run in the final section, he also turned the game and brought the Lakers to the winning road.
Generally, Purple and Gold presented significantly improved compared to four bankruptcies in the piece last week, energetic, accurate (almost 50 percent from the field and 18/41 threesome) and with much more use. Russell Westbrook made a good job with 20 points (9/17 FG) and 4 assists, equal for Carmelo Anthony (14, 5/8 FG) or Malik Monk (12, 4/9 threesome).
On the opposite side, Stephen Curry (30, 13/22 FG), Jordan Poole (23, 4/8 threesome) and Jonathan Kuminga (18, 7/10 FG) held. The strong bank had gotten a great advantage of Golden State for a long time, but in the end, Warriors LeBron had nothing to oppose. Just defensively revealed a few gaps, Klay Thompson caught a used evening (7, 3/13 FG).
Lakers start significantly improved – Warriors beat back
Coach Frank Bird trusted at the start of the game on a small ball-lineup with LeBron on the five, that made himself paid. Without a real center in the zone, LeBron and Westbrook started with good attacks on the Warriors basket. The Lakers showed a high intensity on both sides for a long time in the initial minutes for a long time.
This seemed L.A. the guests to overpay something. Lebron and Co. quickly went double-digit in front, 16 of the first 22 points achieved the Lakers in the z1. Only towards the end of the passage brought the scoring of Poole the dubs after a 14-point residue against the Second Unit of the Lakers again in stroke distance (25:32).
Poole was now complete on fire, his first four threesome landed all in the basket and so he felled the Warriors in front. The teammates were apparently infected, golden state sinked 9/14 triples in the first half. Los Angeles could not keep up, now the guests sat down with +14. An 11: 2 run to the end of the portion made the weak second quarter (42:30 GSW) from Lakers view still appear bearable. With 67:62 for Golden State it went into the cabin.
The Lakers did not have enough target water intus (1/9 FG) at the beginning of the second half, Lebron even left a layup. The guests from San Francisco utilized mercilessly to earn a double-digit lead. LeBron kept his colors almost single-handedly in quickest distance, then Westbrook also delivered some good plays and Melo shortened by Fadeaway-Buzzerbeater at 89:94 in front of the fourth quarter.
Lebron runs completely hot – and breaks your own Lakers record
There, Lebron tied seamlessly at his bear-strong appearance. Only an launcher pullup threesome, then he pulled an offensive foul, followed by another triple to compensate. He had already cracked his season’s recorder, but of course did not stop him from a Heat-Check threesome for personal 9: 0 run and the lead.
Then it went extremely entertaining back and forth with wild threes and spectacular layups on both sides, now curry mixed diligently. But Monk followed a triple after a beautiful pass from Westbrook, the L.a. Three minutes before the end brought with +5 away. Of course, the exclamation mark continued James – by crashing alley-OOP!
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However, the Lakers struggled with much unnecessary turnover, curry again shortened (116: 119 a minute before the end). But in the next Possession, L.a secured. Only an offensive rebound, LeBron served his buddy Melo in the right corner for the threesome. That was too much for the dubs, curry failed from downtown, LeBron made everything clear from the line. What a game of Kings!