SAN ANTONIO, TX (CBSLA) – The Lakers emerged victorious in a thriller towards the San Antonio Spurs, profitable 125-121 in time beyond regulation on Tuesday night.
Their first street journey of the season began with a win, despite the fact that the Lakers had been rapidly denounced from pregame scorebook favorites with the famous absence of LeBron James as a consequence of harm (proper ankle soreness).
Each Anthony Davis (35 factors, 17 rebounds) and Russell Westbrook (33 factors, 10 rebounds, 8 assists) scored 20+ factors, which was simply sufficient to beat a giant third quarter from the Spurs’ Jakob Poeltl (27 factors) and Dejounte Murray, who completed the sport with 21 factors. Lonnie Walker IV added his personal 21 factors off the bench.
Down 62-61 at half, the Lakers had been outscored 35-24 within the third quarter, due to a 13-0 San Antonio run, leaving them in a 12-point gap, down 97-85.
The Lakers began the fourth-quarter on an 15-4 run, making up all the deficit from the third-quarter, ultimately tying the sport at 104-104 with somewhat greater than six minutes left in regulation.
The 2 groups would commerce leads all through the ultimate minutes, with the Lakers taking a 114-112 lead on a Malik Monk three-pointer with 43.1 seconds left. The Spurs answered shortly after, sending the sport into time beyond regulation. Anthony Davis, who completed the quarter with 10 factors, appeared to undergo from each ankle and knee accidents, however finally stayed within the sport.
Los Angeles scored first in time beyond regulation on a brief jumper from Westbrook, holding the lead till the Spurs stormed again to tie it up 121-121, with 1:30 left. They might get two photographs off in fast succession from each Davis and Westbrook, and that was all they wanted to finish up victorious. Kent Bazemore added a clutch steal within the last seconds to seal it up.
The Lakers had 4 gamers rating in double digits: Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, Malik Monk (17 factors) and Austin Reaves (10 factors) off the bench.
Carmelo Anthony had a tough evening, going 1-7 from the sector and 0-4 from three-point vary, ending the evening with simply 4 factors.
The Lakers, now 2-2, will proceed their street journey on Wednesday evening after they head to Oklahoma Metropolis to face the Thunder (0-4).
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