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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton praised Kyle Kuzma and said "nights like this" is why they're so big on Kuzma. And Walton liked the shots Lonzo Ball hit tonight. Walton was pleased with the two stepping up in starts for Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton on the last play of the game: "We'll take LeBron [James] going to his left for a step-back jumper [every time]."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton opens his postgame press conference venting about the foul calling. Walton is steamed over several calls the Lakers feel were missed, especially on LeBron James. "Let's not reward people flopping 30 feet [away]," Walton said. The Lakers coach admits that the Lakers are fouling too much but he's angry about the lack of calls the Lakers are getting.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James missed what would have been a game-winning shot as San Antonio escaped with a 143-142 overtime victory. James finished with 32 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds The young Lakers did not disappoint James tonight. With Rajon Rondo and Brandon Ingram suspended, Kyle Kuzma scored 37 points, Josh Hart had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Lonzo Ball in his first start of the season had 14 points, six assists and six rebounds.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James has pretty much done it all tonight against San Antonio but he missed two free throws with 11.2 seconds left with the Lakers clinging to a 142-141 lead in overtime. Just about the only blemish on his night.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

On Oct. 13th, the Lakers cut Johnathan Williams. On Oct. 19th, the Lakers re-signed Williams to a two-way contract. On Oct. 20th, two Lakers got in a fight leading to suspensions. On Oct. 22, Williams has 8 pts and 4 reb in 12 minutes and is playing center against the Spurs in overtime after JaVale McGee fouled out.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Entering tonight, LeBron James was 9-for-48 in his career on game-tying or go-ahead 3-pt attempts in the final 10 seconds of the 4th quarter or OT, including the postseason, according to ESPN Stats and Info. The Lakers haven't had a closer since Kobe Bryant retired and you could see the young Lakers reacting with excitement after James buried the overtime-forcing 3.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James hit his first big clutch shot as a Laker, burying a pull-up 28-foot 3-pointer from the "e" in the "Center" written on the court where it says "Staples Center." And James is two rebounds shy of his first triple-double as a Laker as the game enters overtime. Kyle Kuzma screamed with delight as he watched the ball go through the net.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

DeAndre Jordan is a major reason the 2-1 Mavs are above .500 for the first time since the end of the 2015-16 season. He's averaging 17 points, 12.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks, shooting 70 percent from the floor and 90 percent from the line. "He's just been sensational," coach Rick Carlisle said. "He's giving us a major presence on the inside."

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

LeBron James scored 10-plus points in 875 straight games entering Monday, holding the all-time record over MJ. He has 4 pts at halftime tonight on 2-for-8 shooting. Lakers trail the Spurs 65-60.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks fall to 1-3 after an 11-point loss in Milwaukee. New York trailed by 19 entering the third, took a one-point lead in the fourth but couldn't contain Khris Middleton late. Middleton knocked down a 3-pointer in consecutive possessions in the final two minutes to seal the Bucks' win.