DENVER – The Los Angeles Lakers stepped up their stranglehold at the No. 1 spot of the Western Conference with an impressive road victory against Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, but LeBron James claimed sowing was not the subject of L.A.'s conversation.
"We're not talking about that," James said after the Lakers 120-116 overtime victory brought L.A. four games lead the Nuggets when it comes to the All-Star break. "For us, we enjoy playing in front of our home fans as much as possible. We like to be there with our Laker devotees.
"But at the end of the day, you go out and play each game just like the game itself. You can't worry about what might happen the next day. You can only look at the present, as they are. I did tonight. "
Maybe James doesn't need to say anything to let his team know the importance of the match on Wednesday. Some of his teammates took note of his serious tone in the dressing room before he matched 80 minutes before starting – earlier than usual – to show his readiness. that.
James continues to lead L.A. with 32 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds to score twice the number 12 of the season and keep up with the Luka Doncic of Dallas Mavericks to lead the tournament. It was James' 20th brace since he joined the Lakers, making him the fourth player in team history to record that many, joining Magic Johnson, Elgin Baylor and Kobe Bryant, according to research by Elias Sports Office.
James, Anthony Davis and the coaching staff will look to …
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