Durant, Harden spark Nets fightback as Lakers top Celtics

James Harden

James Harden #13 of the Brooklyn Nets drives to the basket during the game against the Dallas Mavericks on December 7, 2021 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

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What you need to know:

  • In Los Angeles, the Lakers scored a comfortable win over the Boston Celtics at the Staples Center.
  • LeBron James finished with 30 points while Russell Westbrook added 24 in a 117-102 win for the Lakers, who improved to 13-12 with the win.
  • Elsewhere Tuesday, the New York Knicks halted their three-game losing streak with a 121-109 win on the road over the San Antonio Spurs.

  • R.J. Barrett led the New York team, scoring with 32 points as six Knicks players finished in double digits.

  • The Knicks improved to 12-12 with the win to remain just outside the Eastern Conference playoff places in 11th.

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