Anthony davis scores 30 points and grabs 8 rebounds while lebron james drops 28 points and dishes 9 assists to defeat kawhi leonard and the clippers lakers. Clippers 1 28 lebron james scores 22 points but it was not enough to propel the lakers to a season opening win as they fall to the clippers 116 109.
He had five assists and five rebounds.
Lebron james lakers vs clippers. Clippers live updates highlights from nba restart 12 10 a m. Lebron puts up 22 points in season opener vs. Lebron james led the lakers with 22 points and also led the lakers in 3 pointers making 3 of 8 shots from deep.
Lakers star lebron james celebrates after scoring and drawing a foul during a 112 103 victory over the clippers at staples center on sunday. Newcomer dennis schröder had 14 points and eight assists while frank vogel elected to start kentavious caldwell pope 9 points over kyle kuzma 15 points in the first game of the season. Kawhi leonard began a new chapter with the los angeles clippers scoring 30 points to go with a strong bench effort in a 112 102 victory over lebron james and the lakers on tuesday night in the.
Lebron james played only 28 minutes and anthony davis played 31. Lebron james and the los angeles lakers had quite a weekend which started with a win on friday night over the nba best milwaukee bucks and then was capped off with an equally big win over the. Making matters worse lebron james turned his ankle during the loss and he sat out the final minutes.
After losing twice to the lakers in preseason the clippers bounced back to win the first game of the season 116 109. After the game the lakers superstar lebron james who had 22 points five rebounds and five assists shared his thoughts on what went wrong for his team in the loss. Harry how getty images by andrew greif staff writer.
George misses an attempted game winner at the buzzer and the lakers escape with a 103 101 win. Those numbers will go way up should these teams meet in the postseason but for now the lakers are content to ease their way back. Paul george lit the nets on fire for the clippers to knock off the lakers.