LeBron James, scoring 32 points. Lakers come back in a win over Suns 122-119 to end a three-game skid
In a standout performance, LeBron James led the Los Angeles Lakers to victory, scoring 32 points and contributing 11 rebounds and six assists in their 122-119 win over the Phoenix Suns.
D'Angelo Russell added 19 points as the Lakers halted a three-game losing streak in the NBA In-Season Tournament.
Despite a brief injury scare in the first quarter, James showcased his enduring prowess, shooting 11 of 17 from the field, including 3 of 4 from beyond the arc.
Kevin Durant spearheaded the Suns' efforts with an impressive 38 points, while Bradley Beal chipped in with 24.
The Lakers, down in the second half, mounted a comeback fueled by a pivotal 14-0 run, with Austin Reaves making key contributions.
Cam Reddish's late-game heroics, including a critical 3-pointer assisted by James, sealed the victory.
Anthony Davis returned for the Lakers, registering 18 points, 11 rebounds, and four assists. Devin Booker's absence due to a calf injury didn't hinder the Suns' early lead, but Beal's impactful home debut layup at halftime narrowed the gap to 63-55.
James, with 19 first-half points, played a crucial role in the Lakers' resurgence.