LeBron James and Anthony Davis led the Los Angeles Lakers to a cushty 138-115 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Christmas Day.
Davis scored 28 factors and had eight rebounds, whereas James had 22 factors, 10 assists and 7 rebounds for the defending NBA champions.
James, 35, has now scored 383 factors in video games on Christmas Day, transferring him into second all-time above Oscar Robertson.
Solely late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has scored extra, with 395.
It’s a 10th victory for four-time NBA champion James in Christmas Day video games, tying the document held by former Miami Warmth team-mate Dwyane Wade.
Two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant continued his spectacular return from an Achilles tendon harm that saved him out of final season as he scored 29 factors within the Brooklyn Nets’ 123-95 win over the Boston Celtics.
Nets guard Kyrie Irving hit 37 factors in opposition to his former aspect in Boston.
The Los Angeles Clippers made it two wins in a row as they beat the Denver Nuggets 121-108.
Paul George scored 23 factors, whereas fellow Clippers star Kawhi Leonard scored 21 earlier than exiting within the fourth quarter after an unintentional collision with team-mate Serge Ibaka left him needing eight stitches in his mouth.
Reigning Most Priceless Participant Giannis Antetokounmpo was held to 15 factors however his Milwaukee Bucks aspect nonetheless noticed off the Golden State Warriors 138-99.
Bucks small ahead Khris Middleton scored 31 factors because the hosts landed some chic three-pointers to stretch away from the Warriors, who’ve now misplaced their opening two video games.
The Miami Warmth, who misplaced final season’s finals to the Lakers, beat the New Orleans Pelicans 111-98, regardless of star guard Jimmy Butler leaving the sport with an ankle harm within the first half.
Former primary general decide Zion Williamson scored 32 factors for the Pelicans, however Duncan Robinson hit seven of 13 three-point makes an attempt in scoring 23 general to steer the Warmth to victory.