NBA LeBron James decides Overtime
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What a thriller in Indiana! The Los Angeles Lakers have retracted a dramatic 124: 116 victory for the Indiana Pacers after extension. The outstanding man of the game was LeBron James.
Indiana Pacers (8-12) — Los Angeles Lakers (10-10) 116: 124 OT (Box score)
James, who had been suspended in the previous match against the New York Knicks due to his dispute with Isaiah Stewart, scored 39 points against Indiana (13/29 FG) and came to 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 blocks. It was a Season High for LeBron, but more important was when he scored his points.
Already towards the end of the regular season LeBron had turned up, a deep threesome of the 36-year-old to the 110: 104 seemed to bring the decision 1:17 minutes before the end. However, the Pacers had something, a very wild litter of Rookie Chris Duarte brought the game into the extension. James stated a potential buzzer beater himself.
The decision was carried out instead in the Overtime. At the stand of 114: 114, the four-time MVP first met a threesome after Wayne Ellington Assist on, a short minute later followed another step back threesome of far outside, after the James unpacked his patented Silencer jubilation. 41 seconds before the end he left the middle distance to follow his points 7 and 8 of the extension, the game was decided.
Lakers coach enthuses LeBron: Performance for Eternity
I just was looking forward to standing back in lineup, James said. After I did not play yesterday, I knew that I could give the guys on the second night of a back-to-back some energy.
His Head Coach went on, I knew he wanted this victory, Frank Vogel said. He wanted to really play against the knicks, he is looking forward to it every year. As he reported today, as he was the quarterback of the Defense and has offensively born us, that was a performance for eternity.
James was supported on his return to the Lakers, especially from Russell Westbrook (20 points, 5/15 FG) and a good bank of Malik Monk (17), Ellington and Carmelo Anthony (both 14). Anthony Davis had to expose with flu-like symptoms, which led, among other things, that LeBron was long as a nominal center in the final minutes as a nominal center.
Indiana Pacers scored only 4 points in the Overtime
The Pacers actually caught the better start into the game and seemed to have this right long under control. In the third quarter, the hosts were still with up to 12 points in front, beginning of the fourth quarter it was 9 points, but they did not bring the victory home.
Malcolm Brandon was with 28 points Top scorer of the Pacers, six more players scored two digits, including Duarte (17). In the extension Indiana introduced only 4 points. Rick Carlisle was crunched: LeBron is great, and he went hot, we had to limit his touches. We did not do that, and we paid the price for that.
The Lakers, in turn, retain their future dramatic victory after extension: For the fourth time in this season, the champion of 2020 had to go to Overtime, for the fourth time the game was won in the extra minutes.
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