It was a Lebron James show as the Los Angeles Lakers draw level with Houston Rockets in game two of the Western Conference semis played at the early hours of today. The Lakers cruise to a 117-109 win over Rockets in Orlando.
LeBron James amassed 28 points, 11 rebounds, 9 assists, 4 steals and 2 blocks becoming the second player since 1973-74 to reach those thresholds in an NBA play-off game, while fellow teammates Anthony Davis banged in a game-high 30 points well accompanied by 10 rebounds.
Markeiff Moris pulled 16 points, while Kyle Kuzma and Rajon Rondo drilled in a combined 23 points.
James Harden finished with a team-high 27 points for the Rockets, Russell Westbrook only managed a poor 10 points, in 33 minutes played. James and Russell had a combined 14 turn overs. PJ Tucker whose corner 3-pointer show was well praised scored a double double, 18 points 11 rebounds.
Miami Heats 115 -118 Milwaukee Bucks:
Khris Middleton this time led the Bucks with 36 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 points but went out injured as Milwaukee Bucks recorded its first win of the series against Miami Heats with a hard fought 118-115 win in overtime. It is yet to be seen if Giannis will be available for game 5.
Brook Lopez and Eric Bledsoe both registered 28 points and 15 rebounds, as the Bucks put in a perfect team performance to win.
Bam Adebayo had superb game for the heats scoring a double double of 26 points 12 rebounds and 8 assists. Duncan Robinson had 20 points, Jae Crowder banged in 18 points, Jimmy Butler and Goran Dragic managed 17 points.