The Los Angeles Lakers have returned to success in the NBA.
Two days after the home defeat against the Toronto Raptors, the team led by superstars LeBron James and Anthony Davis won the Phoenix Suns with 123: 115. (The results of the NBA)
In the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, both James and Davis played a double double. James got 19 points and eleven assists, Davis got 24 points and twelve rebounds.
Kuzma becomes the match winner
This time, Kyle Kuzma became the match winner. The 24-year-old converted two three-pointers in a row at 114: 113 and decided the game for the Lakers.
With 23 points, Kuzma, who missed the first four games due to an injury, was more accurate than ever this season.
“I have teammates who believe in me,” said Kuzma after the game. “We all believe in ourselves.”
Lakers lace in the west
After the win, the Lakers remain at the top of the Western Conference (8-2 wins). They last had such a good record after ten games in 2010.
The Suns, who surprisingly won four out of five games before, are seventh in the west (6-4).
For the hosts, Ricky Rubio and Devin Booker were the most accurate shooters with 21 points each.
Schröder and OKC lose again
Dennis Schröder and the Oklahoma City Thunder have now conceded the next bankruptcy.
OKC lost significantly with the Indiana Pacers with 85: 111, it was the second loss in a row.
The German international showed a disappointing performance and only achieved nine points in 25 minutes (throw rate: 30 percent).
In the Western Conference, the Thunder are threatening to lose sight of the playoff spots early on with four wins and seven losses.