Lakers vs Heat The forward adds 1,000 games with at least 20 points scored
In addition, the purple and gold gave a real defensive recital in the second part leaving his rival in just 34 points (14 in the last quarter). One of the problems of the last campaign for the Lakers was the lack of hardness behind, something that this course has been corrected with the arrival of the Avery Bradley, Dwight Howard and company The data does not deceive: last season they were the 10 worst defense (113.5 many received) and here are the second best with 98.5 points embedded per game
The one in charge of obtaining advantages in the first half was Davis. 'The Eyebrow' finished the game near triple-double by registering 26 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, in addition to three blocks, while LeBron scored 12 of his 25 goals in the last quarter to sentence the clash. In addition, the forward of Akron added four rebounds and six assists.
This match is a historical fact for 'King' James. With this they are 1,000 times the Lakers player has reached 20 points in the regular season. A feat they had only achieved Karl Malone (1,134 matches) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1,122). With almost three full seasons ahead, the possibility of reaching them is real.
LeBron James had 25 points tonight. It was the 1,000th time in his career he scored at least 20 points in a regular season game.
He joined Karl Malone (1,134) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1,122) as the only players with 1,000 such games in a career. pic.twitter.com/jcOySjg8uO
? ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 9, 2019
No other Los Angeles player came to double digits in scoring, though JaVale McGee accompany the two 'beasts' with nine points and 10 rebounds. For their part, the Heat paid the effort they made last night to beat Phoenix and they ran out of gas in the final stretch of the match. Jimmy Butler contributed 22 points and six rejections, while Slovenian Goran Dragic He signed 19 points, six catches and seven assists leaving from the bench.