Thursday 18 July, 2019

LeBron posts first triple-double as a Laker in Los Angeles win

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James.

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James.

LeBron James posted his first triple-double as a Laker, leading Los Angeles to a 121-114 win over the Denver Nuggets in the NBA on Thursday.

James starred with 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, recording his 74th career triple-double and his first since joining the Lakers.

He helped LA move to 2-3 this season after their second straight win, which was also James' first as a Laker at the Staples Center.

The Lakers outscored the Nuggets 34-25 in the fourth quarter, inflicting Denver's first defeat of the season.

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