Original title: James 24+9 Lakers defeated Magic! Russell scored 28+13+7 and shot 1 of 10 three-pointers.
On November 5th, Beijing time, the NBA regular season continued. The Lakers lost to the Magic 101-120 away from home. James had 24 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. His plus-minus value of +12 was the highest on the Lakers team. Thick Eyebrow had 28 points, 13 rebounds and 7 blocks, a season high of 7 blocks. Russell was in a sluggish state, shooting 4 of 17 from the field and 1 of 10 three-pointers. The Magic led by up to 25 points, and the Lakers narrowed the gap in the final quarter, but still lost. Banqueiro and Wagner Jr. played well to help the Magic win and avoid being double-killed by the Lakers this season. Banqueiro’s 10 assists set a career high.
Lakers: James had 24 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals, Reeves had 28 points, 13 rebounds and 7 blocks, Russell had 11 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists, Wood had 6 points;
Magic: Banqueiro had 25 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists, Wagner Jr. had 26 points and 5 rebounds, Wagner had 13 points and 8 rebounds, Bitadze had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks, Blake had 11 points, and Anthony had 14 points.
Banqueiro and Wagner Jr. performed well and led the Magic to revenge against the Lakers.
In the first quarter, Bitadze blocked the opening shot, and Suggs and Russell exchanged mid-range shots. Banqueiro scored under the basket, James scored 5 points in a row, and had blocked 3 shots in less than half a quarter. Little Wagner scored 7 points in a row, and Big Eyebrow responded with 8 points in a row. After James was replaced, Suggs scored 2+1, Benqueiro and Ingles hit three-pointers, and the Magic opened up the point difference with a 13-0 run. Wood hit a three-pointer to break the Lakers’ scoring drought, but Wagner and Black soon also hit three-pointers. James came back and made two free throws. At the end of the first quarter, the Magic led the Lakers 39-25. Banqueiro made 5 of 5 in a single quarter and scored 12 points.
In the second quarter, Reeves hit two three-pointers. The Lakers went on a 10-2 run and were still 6 points behind. Wagner scored three goals in a row, scored a tip-in and then hit a mid-range shot. Anthony hit a three-pointer, Banqueiro broke through and scored 2+1, and the Magic opened the point difference to 16 points. Wood hit a three-pointer, thick eyebrows received the third foul, Russell scored with a throw, and James broke through and hit. Wagner Jr. scored 7 points in a row, including a tip-in at the buzzer. At halftime, the Magic led the Lakers 67-51.
In the first half, a total of 5 players from both sides scored in double figures. The Lakers’ James had 11 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals, and the Magic’s Wagner had 16 points and 4 rebounds, Benqueiro had 15 points and 5 assists, and Wagner had 11 points and 5 rebounds.
After changing sides, Reeves and James scored layups, Blake hit a three-pointer, Banqueiro scored 2+1, and thick eyebrows received the fourth foul. Wagner Jr. scored on a throw. Reeves hit a layup and dunked with thick eyebrows, scoring 9 points in a row. Banqueiro was also in hot form, scoring 2+1, and Blake also scored 2+1. The Magic surged 15-4 and already led by 25 points. James hit a three-pointer and Wagner Jr. dunked. After three quarters, the Magic led the Lakers 101-80.
In the final quarter, Big Eyebrow made a tip-in, Wagner Jr. and Anthony scored on throws, and Wagner Jr. dunked in an alley-oop, giving the Magic a 25-point lead. Reeves hit a three-pointer and James hit a layup. The thick eyebrow blocked the shot for the 7th time, and James scored consecutive baskets. Russell continued to work hard from the outside. He has made 1 of 10 three-pointers, and Anthony hit a three-pointer. With 4 minutes left in the game, the Lakers were still 16 points behind. They replaced their main players and the game entered garbage time. In the end, the Lakers lost to the Magic on the road.
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Lakers: Russell, Reeves, Reddish, James, thick eyebrows
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