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Davis scores season-high 32 points in Lakers’ 121-115 victory over Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) – Anthony Davis scored 23 of his season-high 32 points in the second half and grabbed 13 rebounds, LeBron James had 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 121-115 on Sunday.

James added six rebounds, six assists and two steals in beating Cleveland for the 18th time in 21 career games. The 39-year-old attended St Vincent-St Mary High School in nearby Akron and spent 11 seasons with the Cavaliers, leading them to the 2016 title.

Austin Reeves had 15 points and 10 assists, Christian Wood scored 13 points and Max Christie had 12 for the Lakers.

Donovan Mitchell, who missed the previous four games with a right hamstring strain, went four of 18 from the field and had 22 points and six assists for Cleveland. Jarrett Allen added 21 points and 14 rebounds.

Anthony Davis shoots over Jarrett Allen. PHOTO: AP