Sports: Lebron James leads Lakers to win over Blazers in NBA

Lebron James was at his best as he avenged the Lakers opening day defeat to the Blazers in Portland.

The 33-year-old superstar recorded 28 points, five rebounds and seven assists as the Lakers maintain their winning streak after a victory at home against the Dallas Mavericks in their last fixture.

Lebron had help from Rajon Rondo who is getting back to good form after returning from a suspension after a brawl with Houston RocketsPoint Guard Chris Paul.

It is the first time since Lebron joined the Lakersthat they would record back to back victories in NBA fixtures.

Other top performers for the Lakers included Rondo with 17 points and 10 rebounds, while Kyle Kuzma and Javale McGee both recorded 12 points each.

Other NBA results

James Harden made a return to lead the Houston Rockets to a comfortable 96-88 win over the Chicago Bulls.

Harden contributed 25 points and seven assists while other top performers were Carmelo Anthonywith 17 points, James Ennis III 15 points, Zach LaVine 21 points and Jabari Parker15 points.

Rookie Trae Young dropped 24 points and 15 assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 123-118 win over the Miami Heat.

Other top performers were Dewayne Dedmon 15 points, Taurean Prince points and Josh Richardson with a Career-high 32 points.

The San Antonio Spurs had recently departed legend Manu Ginobili around as they beat the New Orleans Pelicans 109-95.

Top performers are DeMar DeRozan with 26 points, LaMarcus Aldridge 22 point, 12 rebounds, Patty Mills 15 points, Jrue Holiday 29 points.

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