LeBron James has been playing on an MVP level throughout the season despite the struggles of the Los Angeles Lakers who have been miserable.

lbj 6
Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James plays against the Boston Celtics during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

In their recent match against the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James led his team to a big win which helped them boost their confidence ahead of the playoffs.

The whole team played very well in this match. This was a tough matchup against one of the best teams this season and this victory was a well-fought win for the Lakers.

LeBron James led the Lakers as he scored 38 points while also recording 11 rebounds and 12 assists as well, as he recorded a triple-double on his return to his hometown.

LeBron James shot 17/29 from the field and this was an impressive performance by him. His performance set the standards for his teammates as they also contributed massively both on the attacking and defensive end of the court.

The Lakers won this game by the score of 131-120 and their record improves to 31-41 and they are now the 9th seed in the West.

Russell Westbrook continues to improve for the Lakers

Russell Westbrook is beginning to get his form back just in time for the playoffs which are approaching fast as the Lakers need him to step up to have any chance of making some noise.

Russ 1
LeBron James leads the Los Angeles Lakers to a big win against the Cleveland Cavaliers 3

In the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Westbrook scored 20 points. He also recorded 11 assists and 4 rebounds as he supported LeBron James well and secured this big win for the Lakers.

Anthony Davis is subjected to return in time for the play-in tournament. And if Russ and LeBron continue to play like this, they can qualify to the playoffs via the play-in tournament. And once the playoffs start, you cannot count them out.

After this impressive win, it will be interesting to see how the Lakers perform for the rest of the regular season as they are only 10 games left now for them.

Related Article: Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown lead Celtics to another big win

Related Article: John Collins sidelined indefinitely with multiple injuries

Follow our dedicated NBA page for instant NBA news and updates


Taylor Swift


Travis Kelce

Timothée Chalamet

Tom Holland

Novak Djokovic

Michael Jordan

LeBron James

Tom Brady

Lewis Hamilton