Carmelo Anthony moved not only in the all-time scoring list in ninth before, but was for the Los Angeles Lakers against Memphis and the match-winner. It hails praise from all sides. Worried, however once again the ankle of LeBron James.
25 points was achieved in his first two games for the Los Angeles Lakers Carmelo Anthony. In Game 3 of the veteran surpassed that mark in just over 27 minutes of use time with 28 points - and the Lakers needed against the feisty Memphis Grizzlies (121: 118) each of them to finally celebrate the first win of the season.
Carmelo Anthony was terrific today, was also happy Lakers coach Frank Vogel cope. The 37-year-old was not only the top scorer of his team, but also recorded the next milestone in his illustrious career. Melo had before the game to Moses Malone from 9th to displace the all-time scoring list, already in the third section, it was already far as only 14 points needed.
He s not crawling to this milestone, he pulverized it. I m very happy for him and so far he has done well gathered in our group. Vogel also stressed that Melo would still play at a high level and the team would definitely help.
Los Angeles Lakers: Anthony brings first win of the season
Especially as a shooter Anthony was valuable that evening, six of his eight three found their way through the reuse, at the end of the Forward was also in the crunch time in the field. I can still play and that drives me, Anthony said to his milestone. I m in my 19th year and still feel to go to work every day and get better the fire.
At the end of the day, but the results are decisive and that voted against Memphis. We have a winning hand and we did. All in all it was a thoroughly successful evening for me.
Sovereign it was not, but because no one will remember more soon. The Grizzlies held thanks Yes Morant (40 points, 10 assists) and famoser work on the boards (18 offensive rebounds, 32 Second Chance Points) long with, in the closing stages, however, the error accumulated, of which the Lakers benefited.
Los Angeles Lakers: LeBron James struck again
A minor drawback, however, there was for the Lakers. LeBron James was in the second quarter to the floor as Grizzlies guard Desmond Bane fell on the right leg of the four-time MVP. The 36-year-old was contorted in pain on the ground, but quickly returned again. The King reeled off over 40 minutes and put it 19 points and each 6 rebounds and assists on.
After the game told James that it was the right ankle again, which caused him problems, so that ankle, which condemned him to be mere spectators in the spring. LeBron said that he continued to verspüre pain and could not guarantee that he would run up again at night on Wednesday in San Antonio (from 2.30 pm).
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