New-look 76ers beat LeBron James and Lakers 143-120
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his second game with Philadelphia and the new-look 76ers beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 on Sunday.
JJ Redick added 21 points and Jimmy Butler finished with 15 points in front of a packed crowd that brought a playoff-like feel to the nationally televised game. The 76ers have won two straight after acquiring Harris and four others at Thursday’s trade deadline.
Kyle Kuzma led the Lakers with 39 points, and James had 18 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.
MAVERICKS 102, TRAIL BLAZERS 101
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 28 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. had 24 and Dallas erased a 15-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Portland.
Doncic also had nine rebounds and six assists. Damian Lillard scored 21 of his 30 points in the last half of the third quarter to help the Blazers build a lead that grew to 96-81 early in the fourth before the Mavericks mounted their rally.
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