Lakers beat Pelicans to push their winning streak to 9


Los Angeles Lakers beat New Orleans Pelicans 114-110 to maintain their winning streak on Wednesday.

Lakers’ power forward Anthony Davis — playing against his former team for the first time — was the top scorer of the game, producing 41 points and 9 rebounds at Smoothie King Center.

Two more players scored double-digit points for the Lakers, LeBron James played with 29 points, 11 assists and 5 rebounds, while Kyle Kuzma scored 16 points and grabbed 5 rebounds.

For the Pelicans, point guard Jrue Holiday helped his team with 29 points,12 assists and 6 rebounds as small forward Brandon Ingram produced 23 points and 10 rebounds.

Lakers are now on a nine-game winning streak with a 114-110 victory over the Pelicans on Wednesday night.

LeBron James surpass 33,000 points for his career

LeBron James became the fourth player in NBA history to reach 33,000 career points on Wednesday night.

The 34-year- old forward joined NBA Legends, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant as the only players, who produced at least 33,000 career points in NBA history.

Following passing Michael Jordan last season, James is just over 600 points away from Bryant, who sits third all-time behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl Malone.

PlayerYears PlayedPoints
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar1969-198938,387
Karl Malone1985-200436,928
Kobe Bryant1996-201633,643
LeBron James2003-Present33,008
Michael Jordan1984-1993; 1995-1998; 2001-200332,392
Dirk Nowitzki1998-201931,560
Wilt Chamberlain1959-197331,419

Wednesday’s results:

*Indiana Pacers-Utah Jazz: 121-102

*Cleveland Cavaliers-Orlando Magic: 104-116

*Boston Celtics-Brooklyn Nets: 121-110

*Philadelphia 76ers-Sacramento Kings: 97-91

*Charlotte Hornets-Detroit Pistons: 102-101

*Toronto Raptors-New York Knicks: 126-98

*Memphis Grizzlies-Los Angeles Clippers: 119-121

*Milwaukee Bucks-Atlanta Hawks: 111-102

*Houston Rockets-Miami Heat: 117-108

*San Antonio Spurs-Minnesota Timberwolves: 101-113

*Phoenix Suns-Washington Wizards: 132-140

*New Orleans Pelicans-Los Angeles Lakers: 110-114

*Portland Trail Blazers-Oklahoma City Thunder: 136-119

*Golden State Warriors-Chicago Bulls: 104-90

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