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James Net 26, dunks for winners like Lakers edge Hawks 107-106

November 12, 2018 Sports 0 Views LOS ANGELES – (AP) – LeBron James scored 26 points and dunked for the…

LOS ANGELES – (AP) – LeBron James scored 26 points and dunked for the winning basket in the last seconds and raised the Los Angeles Lakers to a 107-106 victory over Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.

Kyle Kuzma scored 18 points for Lakers fifth win in six games.

Kuzma’s layup bound the game at 104-all with 1:34 to go.

Kent Bazemore was called a technical at the end of the game and Kuzma made a free throw for a 105-104 lead.

Vince Carter dunked to get hawks back 106-105.

James got fouled at the other end and missed both. But the Lakers got offensive rebound and Kuzma was accused in the color of three defenders for a shot from the left.

James waited right and dunked for a lead of 1

07-106.

Taurean Prince led the hawks with 23 points, Bazemore added 21, and Trae Young had 20 for Atlanta, who still has only one way [19659000] Download the newsletter Breaking News!

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ROCKETS 115, PACERS 103 [19659006] HOUSTON (AP) – James Harden scored 40 highest seasons and Chris Paul added 26 to help Rockets win his first home win this season.

Clint Capela had 18 points and seven rebounds for Rockets, who had lost the last two games in a season-long five-way road trip, released his first four home games.

Houston was up by 10 with about four minutes left after five quick points by Pacers, but Harden made two free throws after stretching the lead. The pacers entered 8 on a basket of Cory Joseph with about 90 seconds left, but Paul did a few seconds later to put the game out of reach.

Victor Oladipo had 22 for Pacers, who lost three of their last four games. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 20 points and had six assistances, and Darren Collison had 13 points.

HORNETS 113, PISTONS 103

DETROIT (AP) – Tony Parker scored 24 points, Kemba Walker had 24 points and seven assistants in winning Charlotte.

Cody Zeller added 14 points to help Charlotte win for the third time in four games.

Andre Drummond had 23 points and 22 rebounds for the pistons and Reggie Bullock had a career high of 23 points, meeting six 3 pointers. Detroit has lost six out of eight after a 4-0 start.

Detroit’s Blake Griffin got a flagrant-2 foul and was thrown at 7:06 to play for a shoulder control at Malik Monk.

MAGIC 115, KNICKS 89

NEW YORK (AP) – Terrence Ross scored 22 points, Nikola Vucevic had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Orlando won his second straight and for the fourth time in five games.

Harlem native Mo Bamba played his first NBA game at Madison Square Garden and had 15 points and eight rebounds. Evan Fournier scored 12 points for Magic.

The Magic made a seasonality 17 3 pointers of 42 attempts.

Enes Kant scored his fifth straight double-double by 16 points and 15 rebounds, and Kevin Knox scored 17 points for Knicks, who lost two straight and four out of five.

BUCKS 121, NUGGETS 114

DENVER (AP) – Brook Lopez had a career high eight 3 pointers and 28 points to help Milwaukee Bucks snap an eight-game skate in Denver.

All five Bucks starters scored in double numbers and four had 20 or more points in Milwauke’s first victory at the Pepsi Center since 2010.

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Khris Middleton had 21 points and Malcom Brogdon added 20.

Paul Milsap led Nuggets with 25 points and Nikola Jokic charged 20. Denver has dropped three straight.

TRAIL BLAZERS 100, CELTICS 94

PORTLAND, Ore Damian Lillard had 19 points and 12 assists and Portland won his fourth straight game.

Jusuf Nurkic scored 18 points and 17 rebounds for Portland. Trail Blazers has won seven of their last eight games.

Jayson Tatum matched his career high season with 27 points and Kyrie Irving added 21 to Celtics. They ended 1-4 on their journey.

Blazers led as many as 21 points in the game.

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