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Lakers rally past Thunder in OT


Oklahoma City Thunder forward Darius Bazley, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers center Montrezl Harrell defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 119-112 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 28 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists for his third triple-double of the season, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-112 in overtime on Monday night to win their fifth in a row.

It was their second straight overtime win after beating Detroit in two overtimes on Saturday. The Lakers tied their longest winning streak of the season despite being without Anthony Davis, who sat out with right Achilles tendinosis.

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