Anthony Davis has given his comeback for the Los Angeles Lakers and helped the champion of 2020 with 106: 96 with the Brooklyn Nets. Best player was once again LeBron James, who was temporarily hot.
- Brooklyn Nets (29-18) – Los Angeles Lakers (24-24) 96: 106 (Box score)
- LeBron James from Brooklyn Nets not to stop
Brooklyn Nets (29-18) – Los Angeles Lakers (24-24) 96: 106 (Box score)
17 games had to expose Anthony Davis to his interior band injury, to duel with the Brooklyn Nets, the Power Forward returned to service, making a good impression in particular in the first quarter. After a good start, Although Davis was rarely involved in the offense, I was immediately a factor in the defense. In almost 25 minutes Davis put 8 points (3/8 FG), 2 rebounds and 4 blocks.
Best scorer of the guests was LeBron James, who was the Davis return to more motivated than last and thanks to a little less time spent on the five. In 34 minutes, the 37-year-old came to 33 points (14/21 FG, 2/8 threesome), 7 rebounds, 6 assists and 3 steals, especially in the third quarter tore the King’s events as to tilt the game threatened. To fallen from the bench Malik Monk (22, 6/12 threesome), Austin Leaves (6 assists) and Carmelo Anthony (13) while Russell Westbrook (15) remained unobtrusively.
By contrast, James Harden (33, 11/24 FG, 9/9 Ft, 12 Rebounds, 11 Assists) was too focused on the Nets. With Kevin Durant, Kylie Harden (IMF status) and Joe Harris (ankle) were again missing three starters, instead, Coach Steve Nash sat with Kessler Edwards and Day’Ron Sharpe on two rookies in Starting Five. Patty Mills (15, 6/14) and Deandre ‘Memory (12) were besides harden the only Nets, who even score in Double Digits.
At the beginning, of course, all eyes were directed to Davis and the Lakers also set their Big immediately. In the first play LeBron Ad persevere OOP found, a little later he had a long two consequences. But even defensive made the presence of the 27-year-old noticeable. In his first seven minutes Davis blocked three litters, including a corpse of harden. This was first forces and posted in the first twelve minutes 16 meters at 13 throw tests. By a 9: 0-Run, completed by a LeBron-Drive, the guests led 33:26.
LeBron James from Brooklyn Nets not to stop
And that’s exactly where it went on. LeBron dominated again as a center, which Nets had no open without to harden. An old Lakers’ weakness held Brooklyn but in stroke distance, the Nets snapped alone at half-time one 11 offensive rebounds for 14 additional points. The guests made this possible with a quick game, Brooklyn cashed until halftime 20 Fast Break Points. A lot of defense was not played at this stage, only between Marcus Aldridge and James there were a duplicated duels in the post office, with James against the low-post specialists made a surprisingly good figure. At the break led L.a. with 62:53, with Monk with 16 meters and four transformed threes of the best scorer.
Brooklyn robbed himself slowly again (harden made 11 Nets counter in a piece), temporarily, the projection of the guests was only 2 meters. But the answer did not wait long, James had caught fire and turned three jumpers from the right wing. This also remained a purposefully safe, with 92:78 in favor of the Lakers was in the final section.
But the guests once again gave eight litters in a bit. The lead remained double-digit before LeBron took over. Within 13 seconds, King reach two Pick Six, the result was two crossing dunks. The Lakers now put hard pressure, so that he had to leave the ball. His teammates could only produce little, so the guests in the final phase did not burn anything more.
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Through the victory, the Lakers take place again seven in the Western Conference, the residue on a secure playoff course is still 2 games. In the night on Friday, the Lakers then continue in Philadelphia. Meanwhile, Nets slides fourth in the east, Brooklyn has to return tomorrow when the Denver Nuggets are guests in the Barclays Center.