The inmate scored 34 points on the NBA return after the stoppage due to the pandemic. LeBron James was off but defined the game with a double and a great defense over Paul George.
Almost five months had to wait for fans of the NBA for his return after the stop due to the covid-19 pandemic, but the Los Angeles duel between Lakers and Clippers At the Disney sports complex, he met expectations, a game between two of the best teams in the league that ended up being defined on the last play.
The first half was even, but from the third quarter a duel of streaks began: those of Doc Rivers got to lead 11 thanks to the triples of Paul George (30 points with 6-11 from long distance) and a good passage Patrick Beverley (12 units in total).
The Lakers reacted from the hand of Anthony Davis, the figure of the night that ended with 34 points and 8 rebounds and who was the one who pulled the car for those of Frank Vogel, who seemed to have the game in his hands about the end of the last fourth.
There Kawhi Leonard appeared (28 points) to score some key baskets and, with the contribution of George, the Clippers came stick and stick to the closing. There emerged the figure of LeBron James, who did not have a very accurate field night (16 points with 6-19 on court shots) but who ended up defining the game with a double to 11 seconds and then a great defense over George himself on the last play.
Big win for the Lakers by 103-101 who now stretch the lead atop the Western Conference with a 50-14 record while the Clippers, who lacked star substitutes Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell, remain in the second placement with 44-21 mark.
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