Spurs de­feat Los An­ge­les

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SAN ANTONIO—De­Mar DeRozan fin­ished with 36 points and nine as­sists and the San Antonio Spurs had eight play­ers score in dou­ble fig­ures in a 133-120 come­from-be­hind vic­tory over the Los An­ge­les Lak­ers on Fri­day night.

LeBron James fin­ished with 35 points, 11 as­sists and eight re­bounds for Los An­ge­les.

San Antonio got 14 points each from Patty Mills and Jakob Poeltl off the bench, and Davis Ber­tans added 13 points. The Spurs’ bench outscored the Lak­ers’ 52-26 in win­ning the sea­son se­ries 3-1.

Kyle Kuzma added 27 points and Lonzo Ball had 13 points and 11 as­sists for the Lak­ers.

Los An­ge­les led by as many as 15 points but was outscored 32-13 early in the fourth quar­ter and fell be­hind 121-114.

DeRozan had 11 points in the fourth quar­ter and San Antonio was 4 for 7 from be­yond the arc in its come­back.

The Spurs opened the fourth quar­ter on an 18-6 run and pulled within 108107 with 7:43 re­main­ing. Mills punc­tu­ated the run with a layup af­ter draw­ing a foul on James near the Spurs’ bench that led to his team­mates en­cir­cling and cel­e­brat­ing with him on the side­lines.

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