Nets Hold On To Beat Lakers In L.A.

Jonathan Grant | March 11th, 2020

The Brooklyn Nets just kept trying and trying. Every time it looked like they had the Los Angeles Lakers beaten late in the game, Anthony Davis would nail a big shot to draw them closer. He had made two big three-pointers to even the game up at 100 apiece at one stage. But, the Nets figured out a way to win. With the score knotted up at 102-102, Spencer Dinwiddie, who had 23 total on the evening, scored the game-winning bucket with 28 seconds to go.

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The contested fall away jumper made it 104-102, a score that would remain the same for a while. But it was not because of a lack of trying for the Lakers. Their final possession saw them get a number of looks. Somehow, LeBron James’ layup spiraled out of the hoop. They got the ball back, and after a scramble had an inbounds play. They found Davis open for three at the buzzer, but he missed, seeing the Nets to a big win and the Lakers to a rare loss. LeBron finished with 29 points, 12 rebounds, and nine assists on the night. Davis had 26 points, while the Nets’ Caris LeVert had 22.

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