SHOCKING:As the Lakers defeated the Jazz on the road without….

They may have been missing their All-Star starter, LeBron James, but the Lakers still took care of business on the road versus the Jazz.

With LeBron James out on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers still found a way to get it done and win on the road, beating the Jazz 138-122.Anthony Davis had a monster game ending the night with another double-double with 39 points and 15 rebounds in the win. Hachimura had his best regular season game as a Laker, scoring 36 points on 13-19 shooting and Austin Reaves had 20 points and seven assists in the win.

This was the first time a duo scored 35 or more points for the Lakers since Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal did it back in 2003. What an incredible feat for Hachimura and Davis.The Lakers have now won three in a row and head to the All-Star break with a 30-26 record.With James out, the Lakers started the game with a lineup of Davis, D’Angelo Russell, Taurean Prince, Reaves, and Hachimura.

The game’s opening minutes were all Russell as he scored the team’s first four points. After that, the quarter was a back-and-forth affair, with both teams exchanging 3-pointers.The Lakers had a nice 10-2 run midway through the opening frame and with Hachimura and Davis scoring in double-figures in the first, the Lakers ended the quarter up 34-28.Jaxson Hayes started the second quarter on the floor and immediately forced a turnover, leading to Hachimura scoring on the other end. Utah continued to apply pressure on the rim with a couple of nice dunks, but the Lakers responded to every offensive flurry the Jazz had.

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