NBA East #1 Boston wins Lakers after overtime

The NBA’s Boston Celtics won after a close game against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Boston won 122-118 in an away game against the Lakers in the 2022-23 NBA regular season held at the Arena in Los Angeles, California on the 14th (Korean time).

With this, Boston (22-7), which ranked first in the Eastern Conference, broke its two-game losing streak. Jayson Tatum had 44 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists, and Jaylen Brown had 25 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals.

On the other hand, the Lakers, who went 11-16, maintained 12th place in the Western Conference. In the Lakers, LeBron James contributed 메이저사이트 33 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists, and Anthony Davis contributed 37 points and 12 rebounds, but could not prevent the defeat.

Boston seemed to be winning by ending the first half with a generous 65-50, 15-point lead.

However, the Lakers counterattack began in the third quarter. James scored both inside and outside. Davis hit a mid-range shot following the dunk.

Russell Westbrook also scored with a free throw, and the Lakers faced the fourth quarter with a score of 82-88, narrowing the gap to 6 points.

The Lakers picked up the tempo in the fourth quarter. The outer guns of Westbrook and James exploded one after another and succeeded in reversing. After that, the Lakers widened their lead to 8 points.

As it was, the Lakers seemed to reap a surprise victory, but Boston also counterattacked. Boston chased after the Lakers with Grant Williams’ 3-point shot and Marcus Smart’s quick attack while the Lakers were slowing down.

Shortly before the end of the game, Tatum’s mid-range shot to tie the game went to overtime.

In the beginning of extra time, the Lakers set the mood early with Westbrook’s consecutive goals, but Boston soon turned the tide. Boston later widened the score gap with Tatum and Brown adding points.

The Lakers later scored points chasing LeBron and Westbrook, but failed to come back, and Boston eventually won by 4 points.

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