LA Lakers equal franchise record for best start to season with win over Washington Wizards


Anthony Davis scored 15 of his 26 facets within the principle quarter

The LA Lakers equalled the file for the finest originate to the season in franchise history with a 125-103 victory over the Washington Wizards.

Anthony Davis scored 26 facets and 13 rebounds whereas LeBron James made 23 facets and 11 assists as the Lakers went 10 video games unbeaten.

That extends their originate to the season to 17-2, which they last finished for the duration of the 2008-09 campaign.

“That is the finest team in basketball,” said Wizards coach Scott Brooks.

The Lakers’ unbeaten plug is their first in double digits since the 2009-10 season, whereas they cease November with a 14-1 file, their absolute most sensible clutch total in a single month since March 2000.

“Now we enjoy championship aspirations, however that’s now not what’s right here gorgeous now,” said James. “What’s right here is our next opponent. We must in any appreciate times proceed to earn better.

“Now we enjoy guys who had been there and know what it takes. Right here is a lengthy job, and we are in a position to beneath no conditions shortcut it. But we are in a position to revel in it along the model.”

The Lakers next play the Dallas Mavericks at the Staples Centre on Sunday.

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