Sanders Leads Bucks Over Lakers – NBA Roundup For March 29th
UNDATED (AP) — Larry Sanders scored 13 of his career-high 21 points in the third quarter to help Milwaukee rally for a 113-103 win over the Lakers. Sanders was 8 of 11 from the floor and had 13 rebounds.
Kobe Bryant scored 30 points for Los Angeles. That leaves him four points behind Wilt Chamberlain for fourth place on the NBA’s career list. Dwight Howard had 15 points and 15 rebounds, and Steve Nash scored 16 points.
Bryant left the arena using a crutch but appeared to be walking without pain. The Lakers say that he has a bone spur on his left foot.
Elsewhere in the NBA;
— Paul George had 24 points and eight rebounds and Indiana broke open a close game in the third quarter to beat Dallas 103-78. The Central Division-leading Pacers won their fourth straight and have a half-game lead for the second-best record in the Eastern Conference. Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points for Dallas, which remained 1½ games behind the Los Angeles Lakers in the race for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference
— DeMarcus Cousins scored 17 consecutive points in the first half and finished with 34 and 14 rebounds in Sacramento’s 117-103 victory over Phoenix.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Allen Iverson has accepted the Philadelphia 76ers’ invitation to return for his bobblehead night Saturday and will present the game ball before they play Charlotte.
The Sixers will salute one of their greatest players with a video tribute. Iverson led the Sixers to the 2001 NBA finals and is firmly cemented as one of the franchise’s all-time greats. He holds a number of franchise records.