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NBA roundup: Lakers, with out LeBron, edge Spurs in OT

2021-10-27 06:24:28 GMT+00:00 – Anthony Davis racked up 35 factors and grabbed 17 rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 33 factors and 10 rebounds, and the pair hit the ultimate two baskets of the sport to carry the visiting Los Angeles Lakers to a 125-121 additional time win over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.

Playing with out LeBron James, who was dominated out hours earlier than the sport as a consequence of proper ankle soreness, the Lakers pulled out to a six-point lead within the additional interval earlier than San Antonio rallied to tie the sport at 121.

Davis then grabbed an offensive rebound and scored, the Spurs’ Devin Vassell missed a 3-point shot, and Westbrook slammed dwelling a dunk on the following possession to complete off San Antonio.

The Spurs led by 12 factors heading to the fourth quarter however could not maintain on, lacking eight of their final 9 free-throw makes an attempt. Jakob Poeltl led the Spurs with a career-high 27 factors and added 14 rebounds. Dejounte Murray added 21 factors, 12 rebounds and a career-high 15 assists for his fifth profession triple-double.

Jazz 122, Nuggets 110

Rudy Gobert scored 23 factors and grabbed 16 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell added 22 factors and Utah remained undefeated with a win over Denver in Salt Lake City.

The Nuggets solely acquired quarter-hour from reigning league MVP Nikola Jokic, who left the sport late within the first half with a proper knee contusion after bumping knees with Gobert. Jokic did not return after compiling 24 factors, six rebounds and 6 assists within the brief stint.

Will Barton completed with 21 factors, Aaron Gordon contributed 20 and Monte Morris chipped in with 19 as Denver fell for the second consecutive evening after beginning the season 2-0.

Mavericks 116, Rockets 106

Dallas scored the primary 13 factors of the second half to erase a deficit, and the Mavericks rode Luka Doncic’s 26-point, 14-rebound efficiency to a victory over visiting Houston.

Reggie Bullock and Tim Hardaway Jr. every chipped in with 16 for the Mavericks, who have been embarrassed 133-108 within the Rockets’ solely go to to Dallas final season.

Hitting 3 of 5 from 3-point vary, Eric Gordon paced Houston with 22 factors off the bench. Starters Christian Wood (16), Daniel Theis (15), Kevin Porter Jr. (13) and Jalen Green (10) additionally scored in double figures.

Warriors 106, Thunder 98

Stephen Curry scored 23 factors to steer Golden State previous host Oklahoma City, giving the Warriors their first 4-0 begin since they opened the 2015-16 season 24-0.

Curry helped preserve his staff inside hanging distance within the first half, scoring 16 of his factors earlier than the break. Andrew Wiggins contributed 21 factors for the Warriors, and Damion Lee added 20.

Oklahoma City, which fell to 0-4, by no means trailed within the first half, main by as many as 15 factors and ending the half up 11 earlier than squandering the benefit. The Thunder’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander poured in a game-high 30 factors.

Knicks 112, 76ers 99

Kemba Walker scored 10 of his team-high 19 factors in a decisive second-quarter run for host New York, which snapped a 15-game shedding streak towards Philadelphia.

Walker was scoreless till he grew to become the one Knicks participant with a number of baskets throughout a 25-8 run that ended the primary half. The sharp-shooting New York City native scored his different 9 factors on a trio of third-period 3-pointers within the midst of a 24-14 run that gave New York a 27-point lead.

Julius Randle had 16 factors and 11 rebounds whereas Evan Fournier put up 18 factors for the Knicks. Tobias Harris scored a game-high 23 factors for the 76ers.

–Field Level Media

Oct 26, 2021; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (5) dribbles as Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry (31) defends during the second half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 26, 2021; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA;  Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) brings the ball up the court while guarded by Denver Nuggets guard Monte Morris (11) during the fourth quarter at Vivint Arena. Utah Jazz won 122-110.  Mandatory Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 26, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Reggie Bullock (25) shoots over Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun (28) during the first half at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports