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Anthony Davis Scores 31 Points as the Lakers upset the Grizzlies 111-101 to take a 2-1 series lead

Anthony Davis dominated with 31 points, 17 rebounds, and three blocked shots.

The matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies just became a lot more exciting. On Saturday night, Anthony Davis dominated with 31 points, 17 rebounds, and three blocked shots. To lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 111-101 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 of their tense first-round series.

The Lakers seized a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference matchup thanks to LeBron James’ 25 points and nine rebounds. Los Angeles led by as many as 29 points at one time. With D’Angelo Russell’s 17 points and Rui Hachimura’s 16.

With the combined energy of a terrible start in Game 2, and with a home crowd on Saturday, the Lakers crafted one of the most dominant quarters in NBA history. Constructing a hill too steep for the Grizzlies to climb. Also Read: Trae Young Scores 32 Points as the Hawks Defeat the Celtics 130-122 to Get Within 2-1


In the Grizzlies-Lakers game, Anthony Davis creates NBA history.

Anthony Davis made NBA history by moving up the all-time postseason scoring list during the game. The eight-time All-Star has 1,101 career postseason points, which placed 205th in history.

Anthony Davis surpassed Tracy McGrady (1,109), Rolando Blackman (1,110), Cedric Maxwell (1,116), Joel Embiid (1,118), Sean Elliott (1118), Paul Silas (1124), Jermaine O’Neal (1124), Archie Clark (1,125), and Marcus Smart (1,128) with 31 points.

Davis is now tied for 195th on the list with Mychal Thompson (1,132).

The Grizzlies trailed 26-9 after Luke Kennard’s tip-in with 2:26 left. Before Los Angeles capped the outburst with nine straight points. Hachimura’s fast-break dunk with 1:11 remaining was the Lakers’ last points of the quarter. And he drilled a 3-pointer 36 seconds into the second period to make it 38-9.

Los Angeles led by 26 with under two minutes left in the half before Memphis scored the final 10 points to trail 53-37.


Anthony Davis scored 15 points in the third period and the Lakers led 88-68 entering the final stanza. Also Read: Philadelphia 76ers vs Brooklyn Nets Final Injury Report date – 6/03/2023: Is Joel Embiid Playing against Brooklyn Nets Tonight?

Despite Ja Morant’s 45-point return, the Grizzlies lose Game 3

Ja Morant, the star of the Memphis Grizzlies, dazzled in defeat against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3. He finished with 45 points, nine rebounds, and 13 assists in his first game back. After missing one due to a bruised right hand.

The Grizzlies made the announcement that Morant will play and start Saturday’s 111-101 loss approximately an hour beforehand.

In an unsuccessful attempt to mount a comeback, Morant scored 22 straight points for the Grizzlies in the fourth quarter. Only two other players, LeBron James (25) and Kobe Bryant (23) have at least 22 straight points for their club in a postseason game, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

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Pratik Sharma
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A college student who live football and must say a huge supporter of Barcelona. He is also an hip-hop rap artist who just loves to make music and spend his other time in watching European football matches.

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