The Lakers defeated the Pistons 113-100.
He led the Milwaukee Bucks to their away victory against the Houston Rockets with his second 20-20 game of his National Basketball Association career. In a game hyped up by the matchup between the league's current MVP award frontrunners, Giannis Antetokounmpo shone once again with a dominant double-double night of 27 points, 21 rebounds and 5 assists.
He was facing last year's MVP James Harden on Wednesday and impressed with his performance in Houston. It's a busy one, with 10 games on Wednesday's docket.
The Bucks dominated the interior, limiting Rockets center Clint Capela to 4-of-16 shooting.
Milwaukee held a 13-point lead with about five minutes left before Houston used a 8-0 run, started by two 3-pointers from Harden, to cut it to 107-102. Gerald Green scored 16 off the Houston bench.
Kyle Kuzma led a balanced team offense as the LeBron-less Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons, 113-100.More news: Manchester City ready to help Gabriel Jesus after family return to Brazil
Kuzma posted his previous career high of 38 points against the Houston Rockets last season when he was a rookie. The Greek Freak's incredible night was punctuated by a clutch follow-up to a Khris Middleton miss to put the Bucks up by six points with only seconds remaining on the clock.
The 19-year-old rookie put the Mavericks ahead for good with a 3-pointer early in the second half before getting one of his five assists on a jump-pass from almost half court out of a double team to DeAndre Jordan for a dunk as Dallas built its lead to nine going to the fourth quarter.
Blake Griffin had 16 points and 6 assists for the Pistons, while Andre Drummond had only 6 points but grabbed 17 rebounds.
Marcus Morris and Jaylen Brown scored 22 points apiece as host Boston gradually pulled away from road-weary Indiana. However, he and Embiid combined for 14 of the Sixers' 26 turnovers in the game.
Jusuf Nurkic had 18 points and eight rebounds but got into foul trouble and came up just short of his fifth straight game with 20 or more points. The Suns were led by T.J. Warren's 20 points and seven rebounds.More news: Samsung Unveils Massive 219 Inch TV Called ‘The Wall’
Washington has won four of six.
Joel Embiid had 35 points and 14 rebounds for the 76ers. Philadelphia has dropped nine straight games at Washington. Trae Young had 17 points and seven assists, and Jeremy Lin added 16 points. Jrue Holiday scored 18 and Julius Randle had 17 as did Nikola Mirotic, who was returning from a 12-game absence caused by an ankle injury.
Jordan Clarkson led Cleveland with 21 points. Matthew Dellavedova added 17 and Cameron Payne had 16 off the bench as the Cleveland reserves totaled 75 points.
Joe Ingles had 16 points and seven assists for Utah, which dominated the final 20-plus minutes.
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