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Reaves’ three on the buzzer provides Lakers win over Mavs in OT

DALLAS — Rookie Austin Reaves swished a three-pointer to beat the buzzer in time beyond regulation and provides the Los Angeles Lakers a 107-104 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday evening.

Reaves’ basket, his fifth from behind the arc, was the one Lakers basket in time beyond regulation scored by somebody apart from the workforce’s Massive Three.

LeBron James scored 24 factors, Russell Westbrook added 23 and Anthony Davis had his sixth double-double of the season with 20 factors and 12 rebounds after lacking two video games with a sore left knee.

Jalen Brunson scored 25 factors and Kristaps Porzingis had his eighth double-double this season with 23 factors and 12 rebounds for the Mavericks, who performed their third straight sport with out all-star guard Luka Doncic.

A 3-pointer by Westbrook gave the Lakers a 104-101 lead with 23.5 seconds left in time beyond regulation. Maxi Kleber tied the rating with 15.2 to play when he banked in a shot from 25 toes.

James went for 4-of-9 on three-pointers, together with a 35-foot swish close to the midcourt emblem within the third interval.

Three Lakers had been lacking after coming into the NBA’s COVID-19 protocol: centre Dwight Howard, ahead Talen Horton-Tucker and guard Malik Monk.


Different members of the Lakers’ touring occasion who entered the virus protocol included assistant coach Phil Helpful and TV play-by-play announcer Invoice Macdonald. Assistant coach David Fizdale missed the sport for what the workforce known as private causes unrelated to COVID.


Lakers: Wayne Ellington made his third begin of the season and scored 9 factors in 38 minutes, together with the three-pointer that despatched the sport into time beyond regulation. Davis performed 14 first-half minutes with 4 factors, 5 rebounds, 5 turnovers and three fouls.

Mavericks: Doncic may also miss Dallas’ subsequent sport on Sunday at Minnesota. Dallas outscored Los Angeles 14-0 on second-quarter factors within the paint with Brunson going 6-for-7. Willie Cauley-Stein missed his tenth consecutive sport for private causes. Sterling Brown missed his sixth straight sport with a foot damage.


Lakers: At Minnesota on Friday.

Mavericks: Sunday’s sport at Goal Middle will start a home-and-home with the Timberwolves.



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