Luka Doncic and LeBron James put in great performances but were unable to secure the victory.
this Tuesday, Washington Wizards won 127-126 on the field at home without center Kristaps Porzingis Dallas Mavericks despite the Slovenian star’s 41 points and 15 rebounds Luka Doncic .
The former Madridista led the Dallas team on 16-of-29 shooting, but made three errors in the final seconds that were key to the Texans’ loss.
And then the versatile point guard missed one of two free throws he started with just 12 seconds left in the fourth period and fouled Kyle Kuzma on the next action, making it 127. It’s connected. A -126 advantage for the Capital team before losing the final ball of the game.
Despite the critical mistake, “Luca Magic” once again shines in its own light, 41 points, 15 rebounds, 6 assists on the night his main ally Spencer Dinwiddie scored 20 points.
on his side, the pivot Dwight Powell He had 22 points and 9 rebounds on Jason Kidd’s team.
The Wizards took their third straight win in a game in which the Washington team’s six players finished in double digits, with Kuzma scoring 30 points and Bradley Beal scoring 22.
Another great conference of the day took place at the Crypto.com Arena (better known as the Staples Center). Los Angeles classic between Lakers and Clippers .
After two epic victories, lebron james .
No LeBron team has beaten the Clippers since the July 2020 “bubble.” A particularly nasty “curse” when the Lakers (22-26) desperately needed a win.
The 38-year-old veteran forward 46 points (16 of 29 field goals), 8 rebounds and 7 assists. Additionally, he had a record triple in his nine games (out of 14 attempts). .
🚨 LeBron James became the first player in history to score 40 or more points against every NBA team
Today: 46 points and 9 triples (his new record)pic.twitter.com/x0ex22psW1
– NBA – Jordi de Mas (@demas6Basket) January 25, 2023
Then the Los Angeles star, in this recital in front of his rivals, First player in NBA history to give 40 points to every franchise in the league .
The Clippers (26-24) had a 3-point range in 19 of 38 games and posted an impressive 60.7% field shot percentage. This was his third consecutive win. 2012 (9 losses in 11 games).
Paul George (27 points, 9 rebounds) Kawai Leonard (25 points, 9 rebounds) Norman Powell (22 points) was the Clippers best with five players over 10 points.
The Lakers will soon have reinforcements as they look to return to the injured Anthony Davis this week since mid-December. Rui Hachimura was signed in exchange for Kendrick Nunn this Monday and is already in the city of California.