The Dallas Mavericks of the American Basketball Association (NBA) won a dramatic come-from-behind victory over the Los Angeles (LA) Lakers thanks to a buzzer beater 3-run right before the end.
Dallas defeated the Lakers 111-110 in the 2022-2023 NBA regular league away game held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California on the 18th (Korean time).
Dallas, who won two games in a row, recorded 36 wins and 35 losses, and was ranked 6th in the Western Conference.
On the other hand, the Lakers, who suffered two consecutive losses, recorded 34-37, ranking 11th in the West with the Utah Jazz스포츠토토 (33-36) and 10th without a ride.
Dallas was pushed to 105-109 until 50.1 seconds before the end of the fourth quarter.
Afterwards, with 7 seconds left, Maxie Clever scored 3 free throws to press the team by 1 point, but Anthony Davis added 1 free throw 6.1 seconds before the end, leading the Lakers to 108-110.
However, the last attack right before the end turned the tide of the battle.
When Kyrie Irving caught the ball and drew the attention of the defense, Clever on the other side was empty, and Clever, who received Irving’s pass, threw a 3-pointer right before the end cut the rim, and the game ended with Dallas winning.
Irving, who returned after missing three games due to foot pain, took the lead in Dallas’ victory by scoring 38 points, the most of both teams, and recording six assists and rebounds, including the pass that paved the way for the winning goal.
Christian Wood and Tim Hardaway Jr. each scored 12 points, and Clever added 10 points, including a crucial 3-pointer.
At the Lakers, Davis contributed 26 points and 10 rebounds.
The Memphis Grizzlies beat the San Antonio Spurs 126-120.
Memphis trailed 55-84 with a whopping 29 points with 7 minutes and 50 seconds left in the third quarter, then took the game into overtime and won the game, leaving its name as the team that overturned the most points in the NBA this season. He also set the record for the most back-to-back wins in Memphis club history.
Memphis, which has been on the rise with 4 wins and 1 loss in the last 5 games, was ranked 3rd in the Western Conference (42-27), while San Antonio finished at the bottom of the West (18-52) amid two consecutive losses.
Tyres Jones of Memphis recorded a triple-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, Jaron Jackson Jr. had 28 points and 5 rebounds, and Desmond Bain had 21 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists.
In San Antonio, Devin Russell had 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists, and Jack Collins had 24 points and 8 rebounds, but he could not prevent the team from losing two games in a row overtime.