Lakers dump Jazz, wrap up West’s No. 1 seed – Reuters

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Anthony Davis scored 42 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Monday, and the Los Angeles Lakers clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 116-108 victory over the Utah Jazz at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando.

Aug 3, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James warms up before a NBA game against the Utah Jazz at The Arena at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

LeBron James contributed 22 points and nine assists, and Dwight Howard added 11 points as the Lakers improved to 2-1 in restart games, rebounding from a loss to the defending champion Toronto Raptors on Saturday.

Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points, 21 of which came in the first half, and Mike Conley added 24 as the Jazz lost their second consecuti

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