In the closing stages, LeBron James and Anthony Davis sparked the 94-92 victory of the Los Angeles Lakers over the Memphis Grizzlies. Down 79-77 with five minutes remaining, James and Davis combined for a 15-point surge to give the Lakers a 92-83 lead with just over 30 seconds left.
Company pic.twitter.com/EyEy8zaNpG- Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 6, 2021 The Los Angeles pair each scored 26 points, while Jonas Valanciunas, Dillon Brooks and Gorgui Dieng each scored 13 for Memphis. The Grizzlies rallied, but it was not enough to keep the Lakers from winning their fourth straight game. Kyrie Irving bore the brunt for Brooklyn in the absence of Kevin Durant as the Nets downed the Utah Jazz 130-96. In the first quarter, Brooklyn erupted with 35 points and never seemed to lose from there on, as Irving posted 29 points, six rebounds and five assists. From an 18-point first quarter deficit, the Chicago Bulls fought back to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-108. Zach’s CLUTCH 3 from the court! Pic.twitter.com/BSRd9g0HYE- Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) January 6, 2021 With 21 points and 10 rebounds, Coby White led the way for the Bulls, while Portland guards CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard combined with 50 points. Thanks to Patty Mills’ career-high eight three-pointers, the San Antonio Spurs rallied from a multiple double-digit deficit to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 116-113, while Nikola Jokic had 35 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 123-116 Minnesota Timberwolves victory.