CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LeBron James and Lonzo Ball gave the Lakers triple-doubles for just the second time, and Los Angeles routed the Charlotte Hornets 128-100 on Saturday night for its fourth straight win.
James had 24 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, while
Ball had 16 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Ball had his third career triple-double and finished 7-of-11 from the field.
Kemba Walker was held to a season-low four points on 2-of-13 shooting from the field. Walker is in a terrible shooting slump, making just 32.3 percent (34 of 105) of his shots from the field in the last six games.
The crowd of 19,461 fans was the largest ever to see an NBA game at the Spectrum Center.
Magic 96, Jazz 89: MEXICO CITY — Evan Fournier scored 24 points, Terrence Ross came off the bench to add 10 of his 19 in the fourth quarter, and the Orlando Magic rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat Utah and sweep their two-game homestand in Mexico City.
Pistons 113, Celtics 104: DETROIT — Blake Griffin scored 27 points and Andre Drummond added 19 points and 20 rebounds to help Detroit beat Boston, snapping the Celtics’ eight-game winning streak.
Kyrie Irving led Boston with 26 points.
Rockets 105, Grizzlies 97: James Harden recorded his second consecutive triple-double, Clint Capela finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds as Houston defeated Memphis.
Harden finished with 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.
Thunder 110, Clippers 104: OKLAHOMA CITY — Paul George scored 33 points to help Oklahoma City beat the Los Angeles Clippers. It was the fourth time in seven games George scored at least 30 points.
Bulls 98, Spurs 93: Kris Dunn had 24 points, Lauri Markkanen added 23 and the Chicago Bulls rallied from a 21-point deficit in the second half to stun San Antonio .
Suns 107, Timberwolves 99: Devin Booker returned from a six-game absence to score 28 points. Phoenix beat Minnesota, giving the Suns a two-game winning streak for the first time in almost a year.