NBA: Davis' historic double-double leads Lakers to win
The Lakers' new star Anthony Davis' breakout performance led his team to the victory over Grizzlies at the Staples Center, posting a double-double with 40 points and 20 rebounds in three quarters.
Tuesday's 40-20 score of Davis was the fourth record in his career as he became the sixth Laker to perform it after Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, George Mikan, and Shaquille O'Neal.
Lakers' another star LeBron James produced 23 points and 8 assists.
On the losing side, Ja Morant scored a team-record of 16 points.
Jonas Valanciunas also performed double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds over Lakers, without a win against the rivals.
Other results in the NBA:
Miami Heat - Atlanta Hawks: 112-97
Denver Nuggets - Dallas Mavericks: 106-109
Los Angeles Lakers - Memphis Grizzlies: 120-91