Excellent live news: on December 26, the 2020-21 season NBA Christmas game will be staged as scheduled.
In a focus matchup, the Los Angeles Lakers met the Dallas Mavericks at home.
After the game, the Lakers beat the Lone Ranger 138-115, won their first win of the season, and also gave their opponents a 2-game losing streak.
In the first quarter, the offensive efficiency of the two teams was very good at the beginning. The Lone Ranger scored all the first three rounds, and the Lakers converted 6 times into points in the first 7 offensive rounds.
Brother’s dunk and Pope’s outside three-pointer just took the lead, and the Lone Ranger quickly responded with a foul by Doncic and Powell’s three-pointer.
In the quarter-final duel against Big Eyebrows and James, the offensive end Willie Huge has always maintained a weak lead, but the Lone Ranger is not to be outdone and has been biting the score. In addition to Doncic’s steady output, Kleber also hit a three-pointer in the final stage.
At the end of the quarter, the Lakers led the Lone Ranger 33-30.
In the second quarter, the two teams saw-sawed for a few rounds after the start. The Lakers fired again from the outside. Morris, Caruso, Pope and Davis made three-pointers in turn. They led the team to a 14-2 spurt.
At 5 minutes and 25 seconds before the game, the Lakers led 54-41.
Richardson chased 5 points in a row to stop the bleeding, Kleber and Doncic teamed up with 4 points, and the Mavericks narrowed the gap to 5 points.
Davis stepped up to fight back with 3 points, LeBron also succeeded in a fast break dunk, and the Lakers stabilized their lead.
After that, the two teams each scored a few points, Kuzma made a three-pointer at the buzzer from the left wing, and the Lakers led 69-57 by 12 points at halftime.
After changing sides and fighting again, the Lakers maintained a double-digit advantage.
The Lone Ranger managed to chase the score to 68-80 in the third quarter. Schroder fouled outside and made three free throws. After that, he made another three-pointer, and the Lakers would go away again.
The Lakers almost broke 100 in the first three quarters, holding a double-digit advantage 99-85.
In the final quarter, the Lakers were still chasing hard. James assisted Morris to score a three-pointer and scored double figures in personal assists.
Kuzma and Caruso also continued to hit three-pointers.
Although Doncic also tried his best to drive his teammates, but under the tight seal of the Lakers, he didn’t create many good opportunities.
Later in the quarter, Harrell made two consecutive jump shots and scored 20 points.
At this time, the Lakers still lead by 16 points.
After that, the game gradually lost its suspense.
In the end, after the game was over, the Lakers defeated the Mavericks 138-115, won their first win of the season, and also gave their opponents a 2-game losing streak.
Mavericks vs. Lakers Full Game Replay
Mavericks vs. Lakers Full Game Replay
The star of the game: LeBron James In this campaign, James changed his depression in the opening game. He has been extremely aggressive since the start of the game. He played 31 minutes, made 8 of 18 shots, scored 22 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists.
In addition, he surpassed Oscar Robertson on this night and rose to the second place in the history scoring list of the Christmas game.
The score and data of the two sides: Single quarter score: 30-33, 27-36, 28-30, 30-39 (Lone Ranger first) Lone Ranger (0-2): Doncic 27 points, 4 rebounds and 7 assists, Smith 10
Points and 3 steals, Powell 11 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals, Burke 17 points and 2 assists, Richardson 17 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists, Hardaway Jr. 10 points and 4 rebounds.
Lakers (1-1): James 22 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists, Davis 28 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals, Schroeder 18 points, 2 rebounds and 6 assists, Pope 8 points and 2 blocks, Harrell 22 points and 7
Rebounds, Kuzma 13 points and 6 rebounds, Markieff 9 points and 7 rebounds.
Both sides start: Lone Ranger: Hardaway Jr., Smith, Powell, Richardson, Doncic Lakers: James, Davis, Gasol Jr., Pope, Schroeder