LeBron James scored 35 factors because the Los Angeles Lakers ended an 11-match dropping streak towards the Los Angeles Clippers which stretched again to 2020.
James additionally made 12 rebounds as his aspect recovered from a 19-point deficit to safe a 130-125 win after extra time.
The Clippers’ Paul George scored eight of his 35 factors within the final 57 seconds to ship the match into extra time.
Anthony Davis and D’Angelo Russell every scored 27 factors for the Lakers, whereas Kawhi Leonard hit 38 for the Clippers.
There was additionally late drama because the Golden State Warriors beat the Sacramento Kings 102-101.
Domantas Sabonis put Sacramento up 101-100 with 14.5 seconds left just for Klay Thompson to attain with a game-winning shot.
Elsewhere, NBA champions the Denver Nuggets suffered a 110-89 defeat by the Minnesota Timberwolves of their first lack of the season, whereas Luka Doncic contributed 18 factors, 10 assists and 7 rebounds because the Dallas Mavericks beat the Chicago Bulls 114-105.