Post Up: Sixers Thwart Lakers as LeBron Moves Up All-Time Scoring List

by January 25, 2020
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Mavs 107 (28-17), Jazz 112 (32-13)

Rudy Gobert once again came up huge on the defensive end as the Jazz won their 19th game in their last 21 contests.

Gobert finished with 22 points, 17 boards and 5 blocks. Donovan Mitchell added a game-high 25 points.

Nets 121 (19-25), Pistons 111 (17-30) (OT)

Kyrie Irving and the Nets caught fire in overtime to snap a five-game losing streak.

Irving dropped a game-high 45 points with 7 dimes and 6 boards. Jarrett Allen added 20 points with 15 boards and 4 blocks.

Bulls 118 (18-30), Cavs 106 (12-34)

Chicago went on a furious tear to end the third quarter, outscoring the Cavs by 21 points in the period.

Zach LaVine dropped a game-high 44 points with 10 boards and 8 dimes.

Cleveland has now lost 7 straight games.

Thunder 113 (28-19), Timberwolves 104 (15-31)

Chris Paul sank a clutch floater to give the Thunder a 7-point lead with 47 seconds remaining as OKC won their fifth straight game.

CP3 dropped 25 points with 10 dimes. Dennis Schroder added a team-high 26 points.

Minnesota has lost 9 games in a row.

Lakers 91 (36-10), Sixers 108 (30-17)

The Sixers—without Joel Embiid and Josh Richardson—dominated the Lakers on the night that LeBron James passed Kobe Bryant for third on the all-time scoring list.

Ben Simmons led the way for Philly, dropping 28 points with 10 boards, 8 dimes and 4 steals. Tobias Harris added a team-high 29 points.

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