NBA Roundup: Lakers Take Down Thunder In OT

www.oann.com | 1/17/2019 | Staff
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Kyle Kuzma scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Lakers earn a 138-128 overtime win over the host Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.

Kuzma hit seven 3-pointers, and Los Angeles’ Ivica Zubac scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Lonzo Ball added 18 points, including five in overtime as the Lakers outscored Oklahoma City 16-6, and dished out 10 assists.

Thunder - Time - Games - Lakers - Row

The Thunder lost for the fifth time in six games. The Lakers won their second in a row and improved to 5-7 without LeBron James (groin) and Rajon Rondo (hand).

The Thunder faltered from behind the arc in overtime, going 2-for-12 from 3-point range. Oklahoma City attempted just one field goal inside the arc in the extra session. Paul George led the Thunder with 27 points. Russell Westbrook had 26 points and 13 assists but shot just 7 of 30 from the field.

Siakam - Layup - Buzzer - Toronto - Phoenix

Pascal Siakam made a layup at the buzzer and Toronto defeated visiting Phoenix. Siakam ended the game with 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Kyle Lowry had 16 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Raptors. Serge Ibaka added 22 points.

Devin - Booker - Points - Suns - Deandre

Devin Booker scored 30 points for the Suns. Deandre Ayton added 15 points and 17 rebounds while Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 18 points and had nine rebounds off the bench.

Jamal Murray scored 22 of his 25 points in the third quarter, Nikola Jokic had 18 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and host Denver routed Chicago. The Nuggets were coming off a 142-111 home loss to Golden State on Tuesday in which the Warriors set an NBA record for points in a first quarter with 51.

Paul - Millsap - Points - Gary - Harris

Paul Millsap finished with 14 points, and Gary Harris, returning from missing five games due to a strained left hamstring, scored 14 off the bench for Denver.

Lauri Markkanen had 27 points and 10...
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