LeBron James Propels Lakers to In-Season Tournament Semifinals in NBA
LeBron James dominated with 31 points to lead the Lakers to victory in the NBA In-Season Tournament Semifinals. James’ performance helped the Los Angeles Lakers secure a 106-103 win over the Phoenix Suns as they claimed the last semifinal spot in the tournament. Anthony Davis added 27 points and 15 rebounds, while Austin Reaves scored 20 for the top-seeded Lakers. The Lakers will now face New Orleans on Thursday in Las Vegas for the semifinals. The game was tightly contested, with Kevin Durant scoring 31 points for the Suns, but missing a crucial 3-pointer at the buzzer. The Suns had a chance to tie the game, but LeBron James’ timeout request was granted, leading to Phoenix coach Frank Vogel expressing frustration over the call. However, the Lakers held on for the victory, securing a place in the semifinals.