NBA: Lakers streak continues; Thunders humbles Timberwolves

January 14, 2020

BasketballLos Angeles Lakers

  • Los Angeles Lakers broke open a close game to register a ninth straight NBA victory, 128-99 over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Dwight Howard added season highs of 21 points and 15 rebounds for the Western Conference leaders while LeBron James scored 23 of his 31 points in the second half. James added eight assists and passed Isiah Thomas for eighth place on the league’s all-time list. He now has 9,067 career assists.
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder crushed the Timberwolves 117-104.
  • Seven Thunder players scored in double figures but Gilgeous-Alexander stole the show with 20 points, 20 rebounds and 10 assists. His rebound total was a career high – and the most in the league by a guard in a game this season.

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