OKLAHOMA CITY – LeBron James scored 26 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-99 on Wednesday to set a franchise record, with their seventh straight road win to start the season.
Montrezl Harrell added 21 points, and Anthony Davis had 18 points and seven rebounds. The defending champions have won four games in a row and are the best in the NBA at 10-3. They surpassed the 1985-86 squad with their 7-0 record on someone else’s court.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 17 points to lead Oklahoma City.
The Lakers had a 24-point lead in the second period before the Thunder cut the gap to 58-46 at halftime. James scored 15 points in the first half.
The star hit a triple while defended by Lu Dort and on the next possession he hit another three-point shot from a foul by Isaiah Roby. The free throw gave the Lakers a 74-50 lead.
On Los Angeles’ next play, James scored on a layup for nine points in 66 seconds.
LeBron made 4-of-6 shots and scored 11 points in the third period for the Lakers to take a 93-71 lead.
The biggest difference the Lakers had in the game were 31 points in the fourth quarter. The Thunder were never up.
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