The Los Angeles Lakers pulled off a nail-biting victory to defeat the Phoenix Suns 106-103 in the quarterfinals of the NBA in-season tournament.
LA will now face the New Orleans Pelicans in the semi-final in Las Vegas.
LeBron James led the way in the game with a double after recording 31 points, 11 assists, and also had eight rebounds.
He also became the first Laker with at least 20 points, 11 assists, and five steals in a game since Kobe Bryant recorded those numbers in November of 2004 against the LA Clippers.
Anthony Davis also recorded a double-double of his own with 27 points and 15 rebounds.
The LA Lakers defeated the Suns 106-103 in the NBA in-season tournament quarterfinals
Austin Reaves had 20 points off the bench for the Lakers and hit a massive 3-point shot with less than 20 seconds left on the clock to help LA secure the victory.
Kevin Durant led the way for the Suns with 31 points but was not able to lead his team to victory and a chance to play in Vegas in the NBA’s first-ever tournament.
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