The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies for its first win of the season behind Carmelo Anthony's massive outing.
Led by Stephen Currys 27 points, seven rebounds and 10 assists, the Warriors defeated the Kings, 119-107. Draymond Green added 14 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Warriors in the victory, while Davion Mitchell, the No. 9 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft out of Baylor, tallied 22 points and 4 assists for the Kings in the losing effort. The Warriors improve to 3-0 on the season, while the Kings fall to 1-2.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points, Anthony Davis had 22 points and four blocks, and LeBron James scored 19 as the Los Angeles Lakers overcame Ja Morant's 40-point game and beat the Memphis Grizzlies 121-118 Sunday night for their first win of the season. There was plenty of drama in the final minute as Morant was fouled on a 3-point attempt by Kent Bazemore with 2.5 seconds left and Memphis trailing by three.