March 8, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday and beat the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday 112-103.
Anthony Davis led the way with 30 points and eight rebounds, while LeBron James had 28 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. The Lakers needed a third player to step up, and this time it was Avery Bradley. He posted a season-high 24 points and strong defense against the Clippers’ deep backcourt.
LeBron is in year 17, and has played the 3rd most minutes in NBA history, coming off the only major injury of his career. In the last 48 hours he’s thoroughly outplayed the reigning league MVP & reigning Finals MVP. He’s still the best player in the league.
In a losing cause the Clippers were led by Kawhi Leonard 27 points, Paul George 31 points, and Montezl Harrell 20 ponits.
The Lakers are now 49-13, with a 6.5-game lead over the Clippers for the top seed in the Western Conference.