The Lakers jumped ahead early and kept their nose in front for most of the game. James led the Lakers to their first run – 2 minutes 9-0 push at the 8:46 mark in the 1st quarter scoring 7 points, and setting the score at 8-13. To finish out the 1st quarter.
Wilson Chandler made the extra point as the score was 35-38. At the 8:22 mark in the 2nd quarter, Garrett Temple made a three-pointer from a LeVert assist extending the Brooklyn Nets 3 point lead. At the 8:56 mark in the 2nd quarter, the Nets went on a 6-0 run setting the score at 50-47.
Jarrett Allen dunked from a Spencer Dinwiddie assist to give the Nets the lead, a key play at the 7:12 mark in the 2nd quarter. Joe Harris scored a three-pointer from Spencer Dinwiddie assist giving the Nets the lead, a big play with 5:47 left in the 2nd quarter. To finish out the 2nd quarter Caris LeVert missed a jump shot as the score was 70-75. With 3:41 left in the 3rd quarter.
Taurean Prince scored a big three-point bucket, assisted by Irving, cutting the Nets deficit to only 3 points. At the 7:06 mark in the 3rd quarter, the Nets went on a 17-5 run setting the score at 94-95. Rajon Rondo scored a three-pointer, extending the Lakers 7 point lead, a big play with 29 seconds left in the 3rd quarter. With 0 seconds left in the 3rd quarter.
Dudley made a three-pointer from a Rajon Rondo assist extending the Lakers 10 point lead. Ending the 3rd quarter Jared Dudley made a three-pointer from a Rajon Rondo assist extending the Los-Angeles Lakers 10 point lead as the score was 94-104. The Lakers cruised through the 4th quarter, dominating for most of it. At the 9:26 mark in the 4th quarter.
Lakers went on a 14-0 run fueled by 8 points by James to set the score at 96-121. The Nets went on a 14-2 run with 5:10 left in the 4th quarter, in a 2-minute span making it 110-123. The score was 113-128 at the end of the game after Dzanan Musa was blocked attempting a layup.
Notable players for the Nets: Wilson Chandler broke his cold shooting slump with 15 points (5-of-7 shooting). He has been underwhelming this season averaging only 2 points. Kyrie Irving had 20 points (7-of-17 shooting). Taurean Prince had 18 points (6-of-13 shooting). Spencer Dinwiddie had 7 points (3-of-9 shooting), 13 assists and 7 rebounds.
Top performers for the Lakers: LeBron James contributed 27 points (11-of-19 from the field), 10 assists and 12 rebounds. Anthony Davis had 16 points (4-of-9 shooting) and 11 rebounds. Dwight Howard contributed 14 points (7-of-10 FG), 6 offensive rebounds and 12 rebounds. Jared Dudley broke his cold shooting slump with 8 points (3-of-6 FG) and 5 rebounds.
He has been underwhelming this season averaging only 1 point and 1 rebound. Kyle Kuzma contributed 16 points (5-of-9 from the field). Danny Green contributed 14 points (5-of-9 shooting). Both teams were mostly healthy.
The Nets are in a slump losing all of their last 5 games. The Lakers next couple of matchups are away vs PHI, home vs LAC, home vs POR. The Lakers came off a back-to-back but the Nets were well-rested playing their last game 4 days ago. Get all the NBA tickets at TickPick, where smart fans buy tickets.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.