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Los Angeles Lakers snare in-season tournament semifinal spot

LOS ANGELES -- LeBron James scored 15 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers secured the last semifinal spot in the inaugural NBA in-season tournament with a 106-103 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.

Anthony Davis had 27 points and 15 rebounds and Austin Reaves scored 20 points for the top-seeded Lakers, who will face New Orleans on Thursday in Las Vegas. Milwaukee faces Indiana in the East semifinal.

James put on a masterful shooting performance down the stretch while also racking up 11 assists, eight rebounds and five steals.