LeBron James walked to the Staples Center on Halloween and dressed in Jason from "Friday 13th". Five hours later, he saved Los Angeles Lakers from the shocking end.
The four-time MVP received 29 points from 29 points and beat 2.1 minutes on Wednesday, with Lakers winning 114-113 victory over Dallas Mavericks.
"I do not like how we were wearing the game, but most of the game we played well," James said.
Los Angeles has been around for almost 111-98 with 3:42 before Mavericks went 15-2 and even pulled off. Luka Doncic was at 113 with 7.2 seconds remaining on the corner, but the next trip to the lower ground of James helped Wesley Mathews and shot dead.
James missed the first free game, but he did the second. J.J. Barea has missed the three goals for Dallas at the time, and Lakers (3-5) stood on two shots.
"NBA clubs are never finished, and you have to play for free," Lakers coach Luke Walton said. "If you play football, the game will be with you, and we thought we had done a little, we hope we can learn the same thing, even if they won."
JaVale McGee added 16 points and 15 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored 18 and Brandon Ingram scored 17 goals for Lakers.
Matthews led by Dallas 21 points while Harrison Barnes scored 19. Mavericks (2-6) lost five.
"I like the competition, the first penalties are disappointing, but I have been fighting," said Rick Carlisle. "We were able to stand in the fourth round, and we got the blame for the crime."
Lakers have scored eight points, leading them to the first round of the group round of 16, with 15 goals in 23 games and six points.
Dallas repeatedly repeating 66-59 minutes. Project called & # 39; Matthews & # 39; Mavericks hit 70-64 before Lakers did not follow 17-4 computers – including 10 points from James – to open their 87-68 lead with 4:40. third.
The nearest Mavericks nearly eight minutes in the first four were 98-90 with 8:12 remaining.
Mavericks, who left 0-5 on the road, is one of the seven NBA teams who have not beaten the home. They have lost 10 consecutive games in a row last season.
SAVE TEST, PLEASE
Doncic, the second option for 2018, said before the game he was growing idolizing James. From Slovenia, who scored 31 points at San Antonio on Monday evening, had an average of 20.4 points per game, possibly fearing his first game against James as he missed the first six games. .
Although Doncic was unable to shake off a slow start, despite having made his last five appearances for the pitch and finished 14 points. James gave Doncic his day after the game.
ADVANCED TIMES HALVES
Lakers captured Mavericks as much as 37 per cent of the first and third floors (17 out of 46), but Dallas fired 65 per cent (26 out of 40) in the second and fourth.
"The first and the third part of the defense was not good, and then we had two incredible tactics, it's about something better than before," Walton said.
Mavericks: DeAndre Jordan has 12 rebounds and 10 points. … Barea (15 points) and Dwight Powell (12) came on the bench as he scored two goals. Mavericks are one of 14 out of 19 in the quarter-finals. … G Devin Harris (muscle injury) missed his 7th straight game.
Lakers: Three wins for Mavericks. … McGee also made five shots, making his debut 15 points, 15 rebounds and five assists since Jan. 14, 2012, with Washington. Lakers's last game to finish is Pau Gasol's Jan. 20, 2014, Chicago. … Kuzma scored 11 points in the quarterfinals. … 38 points on a quarter-finals. F. Michael Beasley missed his second straight game for personal reasons.