Here are the highlights of the Game 5 match between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Portland Trail Blazers which was scheduled on August 30, 2020 (Local Time).
The Los Angeles Lakers beats the Portland Trail Blazers as they move to the second round.
The two stars of the Los Angeles Lakers went on fire as they put up huge numbers.
“The King” finished the series with a triple-double performance as he marked 36 points, grabbed 10 boards and dished out 10 assists. Not only that, but he also drained 4 three-point shots.
His dynamic duo, Anthony Davis, scored 43 huge points, grabbed 9 rebounds, and also like LeBron, he also hit 4 three-point shots.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope still does his job done as he joins the duo with 4 three-point shots.
On the other hand, the Lillard-less Trail Blazers lose to the Lakers.
Damian Lillard’s duo, CJ McCollum scored 36 big points and hit 3 three-point shots in 46 minutes of action.
With him is Carmelo Anthony who scored 27 points and also hit 3 three-point shots. Most of his points came from pull-up jumpers.
The Lakers will cruise into the second round to face the Oklahoma City Thunder or the Houston Rockets.
Lakers vs Trail Blazers Game 5 Box Score
Lakers (131) – Davis 43, James 36, Caldwell-Pope 14, Howard 11, Caruso 7.
Trail Blazers (122) – McCollum 36, Anthony 27, Nurkic 16, Simons 13, Hoard 6.