Lakers star LeBron James scored 32 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as his team defeated the Utah Jazz 95-86 on Friday night.
Anthony Davis scored 21 points, had five blocks and seven rebounds, and guard Troy Daniels scored 15 points for the team.
When it comes to the Utah Jazz, Donovan Mitchell led the team with 24 points. Mike Conley had 13 points and missed eight of his 11 attempts from the floor and four of his five three-pointers.
The Lakers lost the first game against the Los Angeles Clippers. But, LeBron was full of optimism, and promised the team and his fans to win more games.
“What an atmosphere it was last night! Laker Nation showed up and showed out! We owe y’all 1 and many more after that. Thank you for the support and know we’re going to make y’all proud to be a Laker fan! Let’s all throw that powder up to the heavens above and watch it rain over us all. “According to some experts, the Lakers failed to keep their promise. The Clippers added talent to their roster, and the result is more than obvious.
“I’m not going to overreact to one game,” Charles Barkley said. “But I do think the Lakers have to take LeBron (James) off the point. He can’t play the point all night. They need to play at a much faster pace. At his age, he can’t do that. They need to find a way to speed the tempo up to get the other guys involved. That Kawhi Leonard, he is coming. I call him a cyborg. … When you have a superstar, it gives everybody else a certain amount of confidence to raise their level. He’s going to do that for the Clippers. LeBron and (Anthony Davis) are going to have to ball to get out of this Western Conference. I’ve been in the NBA for 30 years. This year’s Western Conference is the best I’ve ever seen with Utah, Denver and Portland.”
However, this doesn’t change the fact that LeBron and Davis make the best duo in the league. They have defeated the Jazz, right?