Portland: The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Portland team away from home with a score of 121:112, in tonight's NBA League match. The Lakers managed to win, even though they were down 25 points in the first half. LeBron James led the Lakers to victory with 37 points and 11 rebounds, while Thomas Bryant added 31 points with 14 catches.
“I guess it’s only one or two ways, you can either go out and you can lay down and get ready for the next game or you can see what happens in the third quarter, make a game of it," James said, per ESPN. “And for us as competitors, and our team and our makeup this year, we’re not a lay-down team.
That's just not the makeup of our club”. For the home team, Anferni Simons was the best with 31 points, while Damian Lillard added 24. “Right now, we're just not getting it done,” Lillard said . “I do want to win.
I don't think it's a secret that I want to win. I think we've got to do whatever we need to do to be in a position to win."
Miami basketball players beat New Orleans 100:96 at home.
Taylor Hero dominated in the winning team with 26 points.
In the defeated team, Trey Murphy was the best with 17 points. “When we get stops and run in transition, we're a hard team to beat," Heat center Bam Adebayo said, per ESPN. “It was taxing." Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.
“It feels like mistake after mistake, but that's also not giving them credit. They are extremely good at what they do."
Oklahoma beat Denver
Serbian national team player Nikola Jokic missed the second match in a row due to a problem with the his left leg, and his Denver was defeated at home in a match with Oklahoma with 101:99, in the continuation of the NBA championship.
Michael Porter Jr. was not on the team of Denver due to personal reasons, and the first scorer with 26 points was Jamal Murray, who in the last seconds missed the shot for overtime.
- Phoenix - Memphis 112:110,
- Toronto - New York 125:116,
- LA Clippers - Dallas 112:98,
- Golden State - Brooklyn 116:120