NBA: Davis’ historic double-double leads Lakers to win

ANKARA 

Los Angeles Lakers defeated Memphis Grizzlies 120-91 late Tuesday to gain their third win of the season.

The Lakers’ new star Anthony Davis’ breakout performance led his team to the victory over Grizzlies at the Staples Center, posting a double-double with 40 points and 20 rebounds in three quarters.

Tuesday’s 40-20 score of Davis was the fourth record in his career as he became the sixth Laker to perform it after Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, George Mikan, and Shaquille O’Neal.

Lakers’ another star LeBron James produced 23 points and 8 assists.

On the losing side, Ja Morant scored a team-record of 16 points.

Jonas Valanciunas also performed double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds over Lakers, without a win against the rivals.

Here are Tuesday’s results in the NBA:

Miami Heat – Atlanta Hawks: 112-97

Denver Nuggets – Dallas Mavericks: 106-109

Los Angeles Lakers – Memphis Grizzlies: 120-91
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