LeBron James had 35 points, Anthony Davis had 34 points and 15 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 124-117 on Sunday night.
Davis also had seven assists as the Lakers overcame 38 points from Bojan Bogdanovic to end a three-game losing streak and end their six-game journey 3-3.
Lonnie Walker IV added 18 points while Russell Westbrook had 11 points and nine assists for the Lakers.
Rookie Jaden Ivey had 16 points for Detroit. The Pistons have lost three straight games.
The Lakers led 61-49 at halftime, but Bogdanovic hit a career-high 25 points in the third quarter to get the Pistons back in the game. With Davis scoring 17 points in the quarter, the Lakers took a 91-90 lead.
Alec Burks scored to take Detroit to 119-115 with a minute left and Bogdanovic’s layup made it 119-117 with 35 seconds to go.
James, who had 13 points in the fourth quarter, clocked down the lane and turned the ball to Austin Reaves, who hit a three-pointer baseline score with 12.4 seconds left to seal the win.
Reaves finished with nine points on three of five shots from deep.
https://www.latimes.com/sports/lakers/story/2022-12-11/los-angeles-lakers-detroit-pistons-nba-game-recap Lakers close six-game trip with win over the Pistons