In the thrilling classic between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James shone in grand style. The clash between the two LA franchises, held at the Crypto.com Arena, ended with a spectacular comeback by the Lakers in overtime, with a final score of 130 to 125. King James was undoubtedly the standout of the game, recording an impressive double-double with 35 points and 12 rebounds, in addition to contributing seven assists. Anthony Davis also had a notable performance, achieving a double-double with 27 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 assists.
It’s important to note that the Clippers couldn’t yet count on the debut of their new team star, point guard James Harden, who was acquired in a trade earlier in the week. The main highlight for the Clippers was Kawhi Leonard, who was the game’s top scorer with 38 points.
This victory for the Lakers ended a streak of three seasons without a win against the Clippers, including 11 consecutive losses. The last meeting between the teams had taken place on April 5 when the Clippers won 125-118 at their home.
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