(ANSA) – ROME, OCTOBER 30 – The excellent performance of a Lebron James on the pitch against his former team and an effective defense especially in the final led the Lakers to win 113-101 over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who in the last quarter they scored just 16 points. Carmelo Anthony and Lebron himself combined for 50 points, with the former scoring six shots out of eight from long range. Westbrook contributed 19 points.
Reaching 20,000 career points thanks to 21 scored, LaMarcus Aldridge contributed to the Nets’ success against the Pacers (105-98). For Brooklyn James Harden scored another 29, Kevin Durant 22. It is Indiana’s fifth defeat in the first six games of the season: Toorey Craig’s 28 points were not enough.
Dallas was swept by Denver 106-75. Emblem of the one-way match the only player among the Mavericks to go in double figures (Luka Doncic, 16 points), with shooting percentages as low as the rest of his team. Among the Nuggets to report the return of Jokic (for 25 minutes, 11 points scored) after the knee injury against Utah.
Miles Bridges’ 22 points, Gordon Hayward’s 23 and Kelly Oubre’s 17 were not enough for the Charlotte Hornets to avoid Miami’s 114-99 defeat. Among the Heat, Jimmy Butler (32 points), Bam Adebayo and Tyler Herro shone, both with 26 points.
Sacramento took their third away win since the start of the season (two home losses), beating New Orleans (113-119). Good performances by Buddy Hield (20 points and six rebounds) and Harrison Barnes (18 points and 12 rebounds). Zion Williamson’s absence due to injury continues to weigh on the Louisiana franchise.
The Blazers have achieved their first win in their last seven matches against the Clippers (111-92). Lilliard shone with 25 points and three triples, sanctioning Portland’s victory when Los Angeles was recovering thanks to Paul George’s 42 points. (HANDLE).
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