Behind Lebron, Lakers In The Hunt
Manila Bulletin|May 17, 2021
LOS ANGELES (AFP) — LeBron James made a successful return from injury as the Los Angeles Lakers kept alive their hopes of an automatic NBA playoff spot with a 122-115 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.

NBA GAMES

Nets 105, Bulls 91

Knicks 118, Hornets 109

Lakers 122, Pacers 115

Celtics 124, Timberwolves 108

Suns 140, Spurs 103

Bucks 122, Heat 108

James finished with 24 points while Anthony Davis led the scoring with 28 as the Lakers served notice that they have no intention of surrendering their NBA crown without a fight as the postseason approaches.

The victory means that the Lakers can still secure the sixth seed and avoid the play-in tournament if they win their final game of the regular season against the New Orleans Pelicans and Portland lose to Denver in their final game.

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