LA Lakers Tie Franchise Record with 22 Three-Pointers in Dominant Win over Memphis Grizzlies

The Los Angeles Lakers secured their third consecutive victory with a 134-107 win over the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA In-Season Tournament. D’Angelo Russell scored 24 points and Anthony Davis contributed 19 points, 11 rebounds, and six blocked shots. LeBron James added 16 points and nine rebounds in just 23 minutes of play. The Lakers improved to 5-0 at home and 2-0 in tournament play thanks to their first comfortable victory of the season. Santi Aldama scored a career-high 24 points for the Grizzlies, but they lost two players to injury during the game. Despite making 20 3-pointers, the Grizzlies struggled to score in the paint against the Lakers’ defensive effort led by Davis. The first quarter saw a heated altercation between the teams, resulting in five technical fouls being handed out. Los Angeles rolled to a 74-51 halftime lead, with Davis contributing 15 points and eight rebounds. James returned to the court after missing the previous game, but the Lakers were without Gabe Vincent and Jarred Vanderbilt.