Lebron Gives Lakers Victory Over Celtics

LeBron Gives Lakers Victory Over Celtics

LOS ANGELES (AP) – LeBron James scored 29 points and gave the Lakers the advantage with a long distance shot with 30 seconds left, so that Los Angeles tied the 1-1 series with the Boston Celtics, by winning 114-112 on Sunday. James missed a free throw to tie before he hit the shot that gave the Lakers the lead and the chance to win in another chapter of the NBA’s top rivalry. Anthony Davis totaled 32 units and 13 rebounds. for the fifth straight win of the Lakers, who had lost 32 points to Boston last month. Davis scored two free throws with 12.3 seconds of play and added another 6.7 with a dispute before Jayson Tatum received a foul. for a contact in the last second while throwing the ball into the basket. Tatum scored 41 points to tie the best mark of his career with the Celtics, who have won 12 of their last 14 games, including the outstanding win against the Lakers in January .B Boston lost the ball with 15.5 seconds to play after James scored long distance. Celtics coach Brad Stevens received a technical foul for complaining, but Davis missed his free kick. Grant Williams scored two free for Boston immediately afterwards and Davis turned one of two shots to give the Celtics another chance. The rematch was more competitive than his first showdown of the season, exchanging short advantages in the fourth period before the exhilarating final. The Lakers returned to excellence since they beat the Celtics in their attempt to acquire Davis in the summer. Thereafter, both teams are contenders for the title once again. The Angels are comfortably placed in the leadership of the Western Conference, while the Celtics are third in the East. Both teams have the opportunity to reach the final and face for the 13th time in those instances if they continue to improve with games like this. The rematch presented more defensive moves than the first time. Rajon Rondo and Brown got great steals for their respective teams. Only Tatum had a greater offensive impact in the first half with 19 goals.