Friday, January 22, 2021 2:05 AM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
MILWAUKEE (AP) — LeBron James pumped in a season-high 34 points and the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from Monday’s meltdown against Golden State by downing the Bucks, 113-106 in Milwaukee. The Lakers shot 19 of 37 from 3-point range, with James going 6 of 10 and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope making 7 of 10. Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-toh-KOON’-poh) had 25 points and 12 rebounds for the Bucks, but he also committed nine turnovers.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz made it seven straight wins as Donovan Mitchell poured in a season-best 36 points in their 129-118 downing of the New Orleans Pelicans. Mike Conley scored 20 points and Jordan Clarkson had 19 for the Jazz, who have the NBA's longest active win streak. Joe Ingles made a fast break layup on a feed from Mitchell that capped a 21-2 run to give Utah a 96-80 lead with 4:27 to play in the third quarter.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Unranked Indiana trailed 53-44 before reeling off a 22-3 spurt in an 81-69 victory at No. 4 Iowa. The Hawkeyes didn’t have a field goal for an 11-minute stretch until Joe Toussaint’s layup with 59.6 seconds remaining. Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 23 points for the Hossiers despite second-half foul trouble.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins scored four times in the third period before Jake DeBrusk delivered the lone shootout goal to give Boston a 5-4 triumph over Philadelphia. The B’s didn’t take their first lead of the night until Nick Ritchie and Brandon Carlo scored in a 1:56 span late in regulation. James van Riemsdyk (REEMZ’-dyk) provided two goals for the Flyers, including the tying tally.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brayden Point scored 1:56 into overtime to complete the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 3-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Lightning took a 2-1 lead on goals by Blake Coleman and Mathieu Joseph 1:23 apart late in the second period. Columbus picked up a point courtesy of Nick Foligno’s (foh-LEE’-nohz) power-play goal 47 seconds into the third.