Just 89 points away from becoming the top scorer in history LeBron James headlines this Tuesday in the NBA with some Denver Nuggets who continue to set the pace in the West and it sank even more For some New Orleans Pelicans in a coma,
Knicks 123 – Lakers 129
LeBron was the Lakers’ best in an overtime win against Jalen Brunson’s New York Knicks (37 points and 6 assists), with a triple-double of 28 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists at Madison Square Garden.
With his eye on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s scoring record (38,387 points), LeBron set another impressive record on Tuesday, surpassing Steve Nash and Mark Jackson to become the fourth leading passer in league history.
Nuggets 122 – Pelicans 113
Nikola Jokic (26 points, 18 rebounds and a massive triple-double with 15 assists) and Jamal Murray (32 points on 7-of-12 triples) were pretty much dynamite for a Pelicans that have lost their last nine games.
CJ McCollum and Herbert Jones, with 21 points apiece, were the offensive benchmarks for some Pelicans who are counting down the days until Zion Williamson returns from his injury.
Spaniard Willy Hernángómez had 6 points and 2 rebounds in 9 minutes with New Orleans, while Puerto Rican José Alvarado had 3 points, one rebound and 2 assists in 14 minutes.
Cavaliers 97 – Heat 100
The Miami Heat survived Donovan Mitchell’s buzzer-beater 3-point attempt to seal a home court win for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Jimmy Butler (23 points) and Evan Mobley (19 points and 7 rebounds) were the top scorers for Miami and Cleveland, respectively, in this powerful duel for the former.
Spanish Ricky Rubio stood out with 8 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in 17 minutes for the Cavaliers.
Bucks 124 – Hornets 115
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 18 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks posted their fifth consecutive win.
LaMelo Ball’s triple-double (27 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists) went in vain for Charlotte.
Bulls 103 – Clippers 108
Kawhi Leonard, with 33 points and a key steal on the last play, was the leader of the Los Angeles Clippers, who have won six of the last seven games.
Nikola Vucevic (23 points and 14 rebounds) was the top scorer for some very good Bulls in goal (49% on field goals and 50% on triples) but Joe crashed with 20 turnovers.