Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Credit Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Austin Reaves hit a 3-pointer with one second left in overtime and LeBron James scored 24 points as the visiting Los Angeles Lakers (16-13) won their third straight game, beating the Dallas Mavericks (14-14) 107-104 (33-23, 14-27, 26-23, 20-20, 14-11) on Wednesday.

Player of the Game
Russell  Westbrook
EFF
24
Russell Westbrook
Points 23
Accuracy 8-18
Rebounds 10
Assists 9

Russell Westbrook had 23 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists for the Lakers, who rallied from a seven-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter and tied the game at 93 on Wayne Ellington's trey with two seconds left in regulation.

The Lakers moved ahead 104-101 on Westbrook's 3-pointer with 24 seconds left in the extra period after Tim Hardaway Jr. had tied the game with his fourth trey.

The Mavericks tied the game at 104 on Maxi Kleber's 3-pointer with 15.5 seconds left before the rookie Reaves made his fourth 3-pointer to end the wild contest, which included 19 lead changes.

Anthony Davis returned from a two-game absence and tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds for Los Angeles, which won for the sixth time in its past eight games. Reaves finished with a career-high 15 points.

Jalen Brunson scored 25 points to lead Dallas. Kristaps Porzingis had 23 points and 12 rebounds while Hardaway had 20 points and nine rebounds.

Dallas shot 12 of 44 (27.3 percent) from 3-point range without star guard Luka Doncic, who missed his third straight game with left ankle soreness.

The Lakers played without Talen Horton-Tucker, Dwight Howard, and Malik Monk, who all entered the league's health and safety protocols.

James scored 10 points in the first quarter for the Lakers, who led 33-23 after shooting 57.9 percent from the field.

Dallas stormed back in the second quarter and used a 15-0 run to move ahead 38-35 with 8:12 left in the half.

The Lakers shot 5 of 22 in the second quarter and trailed 50-47 at the break. James had 15 points after closing the half with a 3-pointer.

Los Angeles moved ahead 63-57 midway through the third quarter after Avery Bradley's 3-pointer capped a 16-3 run.

Dallas entered the fourth quarter tied at 73 and took an 85-78 lead when Brunson scored with 7:09 left to play.

Mavericks: Jalen Brunson 25 (9/14 2PT, 2/4 3PT, 9 AST), Kristaps Porzingis 23 (7/16 2PT, 1/7 3PT, 6/6 FT, 12 REB, 2 BLK, 5 TO), Tim Hardaway 20 (3/8 2PT, 4/11 3PT, 9 REB), Trey Burke 12 (4/7 2PT, 0/5 3PT), Dorian Finney-Smith 10 (1/6 3PT, 9 REB).

Lakers: LeBron James 24 (5/10 2PT, 4/9 3PT, 5 AST), Russell Westbrook 23 (7/14 2PT, 6/8 FT, 10 REB, 9 AST, 4 TO), Anthony Davis 20 (8/15 2PT, 12 REB, 6 TO), Austin Reaves 15 (5/6 3PT, 7 REB).

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Dallas Mavericks
Los Angeles Lakers
40%
39/98
Field goals
43%
39/90
63
Rebounds
54
22
Assists
24
4
Steals
8
21
Fouls
20
11
Turnovers
14

Best players

Jalen  Brunson
25 PTS
11/18 FG
1/3 FT
LeBron  James
24 PTS
9/19 FG
2/3 FT
Kristaps  Porzingis
12 REB
9 DREB
3 OREB
Anthony  Davis
12 REB
12 DREB
0 OREB
Jalen  Brunson
9 As
2 TO
38 MIN
Russell  Westbrook
9 As
4 TO
42 MIN
Jalen  Brunson
23 EFF
64% 2P%
50% 3P%
Russell  Westbrook
24 EFF
50% 2P%
25% 3P%