Post Up: LeBron, Lakers Win Battle With Nets in Brooklyn

by January 24, 2020

Wizards 124 (15-29), Cavaliers 112 (12-33)

Bradley Beal (36 points) and Collin Sexton (29 points) dueled in Cleveland, but the Wizards came out victorious. Washington also enjoyed 17 points apiece from Davis Bertans and Ish Smith. Larry Nance Jr. put up a double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds.

Lakers 128 (36-9), Nets 113 (18-25)

Both teams played a tightly contested game, yet L.A. pulled away in the fourth quarter to earn the road win. LeBron James, fresh off being named All-Star captain, posted a triple-double of 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. Kyrie Irving scored 20 points in the loss.

Mavericks 133 (28-16), Blazers 125 (19-27)

Dallas proved to have too much offensive firepower for Portland to overcome. Seven Mavericks scored in double-digits, led by Luka Doncic’s 27 points. Damian Lillard had another heroic effort with 47 points, but his team fell short of the win.