Los Angeles Lakers beat the Houston Rockets

Los Angeles Laker’s LeBron James [Photo: abc News]

September 7th 2020 – The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Houston Rockets 117-109 on Sunday in Game 2 to even the Western Conference semifinals 1-1. 

Laker’s LeBron James had 28 points,11 rebounds and 9 assists, Anthony Davis added 34 points and 10 rebounds, while Markieff Morris scored 16 points for the Lakers. They opened a 21-point lead in the first half, gave up 41 points in the third quarter to fall behind, and then regrouped behind some high-flying plays by James to pull away again.

Game 3 is Tuesday night.

In other results Milwaukee Bucks won the first game of the seven, beating Miami heats 118-115 to make it 3-1 one of the eastern conference semis. The Toronto Raptors beat the Boston Celtics to level their NBA playoff series at 2-2 in Orlando, Florida, while the Denver Nuggets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers to tie their series at 1-1. Pascal Siakam scored a series-best 23 points as the Raptors won 100-93 to tie up their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final. Guard Jamal Murray top-scored for the Nuggets with 27 points as they won 110-101 in the Western Conference semi-final.

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