In a 109-103 win over the San Antonio Spurs in southern Texas, Anthony Davis scored 34 points for the Los Angeles Lakers. For the Californians, it was the second victory away from home, with Davis sinking four three-pointers, including a vital shot that determined the match with two and a half minutes left.
LeBron James of the Lakers turned in an everlasting performance – just two days after turning 36, as the Lakers advanced to 4-2 on the season, he recorded a triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Image.twitter. Com/5vvFQrfS9J- Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 2, 2021Guard Luka Doncic scored 27 points further north in Texas and captured 15 rebounds as his Dallas Mavericks prevailed 93-83 over the Miami Heat, the Charlotte Hornets lost 108-93 to the Memphis Grizzlies and the Atlanta Hawks blew away the 114-96 Brooklyn Nets. The Detroit Pistons celebrated their first win of the season, but against the Boston Celtics, they did not make it easy. To close the game, 96-93, the home side managed to score the last eight points. The Milwaukee Bucks won their 11th straight game against the Chicago Bulls, losing Wisconsin 126-96, while the Washington Wizards beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 130-109. @carmeloanthony @trailblazers’ congratulations for going up to 14th on the SCORING list of all time! Mike Conley made seven three-pointers and had 33 points as his Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-100 while the Phoenix Suns won 106-103 over the Denver Nuggets. Pic.twitter.com/9yinrNIMI4- NBA (@NBA) January 2, 2021 As his team beat the Golden State Warriors 123-98 in San Francisco, Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail Blazers climbed to 14th place on the all-time scoring list with 26,498 points, but it was Portland’s Damian Lillard who had the most significant night as he scored a career-high 15,000 points on a deep shot in the third quarter to finish the game with 34.