LeBron James scored 36 points which was the team’s highest for the night as Los Angeles Lakers made it 112-102 against the Houston Rockets in the Semi finals of the Western Conference game 3.
With 36 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists and sending the Lakers to game 4 with a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series over the Houston Rockets, LeBron becomes the all time leader in NBA postseason wins.
Anthony Davis made 26 points and a game high of 15 rebounds as Rojan Rondo added 9 assist and turned up in the fourth quarter after the teams entered the final period tied.
LeBron James won his 162nd career playoff victory beating the record set by Derek Fisher.
He said in the post game interview: “It says that I have played with a lot of great teams. It says that I have played with a lot ts of great team-mates and some great coaches, in Cleveland, in Miami and here at Los Angeles.
“It doesn’t happen without the supporting cast. It is why I’m able to sit here with this achievement, but it is all about the three organisations I have been with, the Cavs, the Heats, and now the Lakers because without them I wouldn’t be in this position. ”
James made 29 points in the first half of the game which was his highest this season for any half to keep the Lakers in the game before turning up on the high dominating the third quarter with four blocks.
The Lakers survived 15 ties and 16 lead changes by controlling the final period for a second consecutive game, posting a 30-20 edge in the final 12 minutes.
James Harden on the other side stressed the Lakers with his 33 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists but it was a Lakers victory after all.