The American Basketball League (NBA) continued with 5 matches.
LeBron James led the Lakers to their 24th win of the season with 28 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists on the road against the Knicks. 38-year-old James managed to become the first player to make a “triple-double” among players who spent his 20th season in the NBA.
James, who produced 10,338 assists in his career, surpassed Mark Jackson (10,334) and Steve Nash (10,335) in the ranking of the players with the most assists in league history. Star basketball player, John Stockton (15 thousand 806) Jason Kidd (12 thousand 91) and Chris Paul (11 thousand 246) took the 4th place.
In addition, reaching 38,299 points in his career, James has 89 points left to beat Kerim Abdulcabbar (38,387), the top scorer of the NBA regular seasons.
On the other hand, Anthony Davis contributed 27 points, 9 rebounds, Rui Hachimura 19 points and 9 rebounds against the Knicks. Jalen Brunson scored 37 points and Julius Randle scored 23 points for the Knicks, which suffered their 25th defeat this season.
Jokic ‘triple-double’, Nuggets win
The Western Conference leader Denver Nuggets defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 122-113 at home.
Nikola Jokic made a “triple-double” for the 16th time this season with 26 points, 18 rebounds and 15 assists for the Nuggets, who won 35 games after winning two games. Jamal Murray had 32 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
CJ McCollum and Herbert Jones each scored 21 points for the Pelicans, who suffered their 26th defeat, 9 in a row.
Cleveland Cavaliers-Miami Heat: 97-100
New York Knicks v Los Angeles Lakers: 123-129 (Overtime)
Chicago Bulls v Los Angeles Clippers: 103-108
Milwaukee Bucks-Charlotte Hornets: 124-115
Denver Nuggets-New Orleans Pelicans: 122-113