Davis averaged 36 points and 12 rebounds in his three reunions with the Pelicans last season, but he took a complementary role this time in another impressive team win led by James. Seven Lakers scored at least nine points, and LA committed a season-low eight turnovers while forcing 20. We’ve been locking in defensively,” Davis said.
Clay Travis: “If you want to know why the NBA’s overall brand is tanking, it’s because of people like Kyrie Irving. You can criticize LeBron James for a lot – and certainly, I have – but he goes out and plays his hardest in the biggest games, and he’s committed to trying to win championships. Kyrie Irving is 28 years old and seems to have absolutely no knowledge of what the real world is like.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and had nine rebounds to power the Milwaukee Bucks to a 112-109 victory over Luka Doncic’s Dallas Mavericks in a battle between the two early frontrunners for NBA Most Valuable Player honours. Two-time MVP winner Antetokounmpo hit 14-of-21 shots from the floor and Khris Middleton finished with 25 points for the host Bucks, who have won seven of their last eight games.