The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 108-91 Saturday night. The Sixers improve to 30-17 on the season, while the Lakers sit at 36-10. Anthony Davis was the high man in a losing effort with 31 points. LeBron James’ 29 points helped him pass Kobe Bryant on the all-time scoring list. For the Sixers, Ben Simmons stood out as a difference maker in the win with 28 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, and 4 steals.
The Sixers came out of the gate hot on both sides of the floor, dropping 35 points in the opening frame and giving the Lakers problems on the other end.