In a closely contested matchup, the Los Angeles Lakers (31-27) clinched a 123-118 win against the San Antonio Spurs (11-46), with Victor Wembanyama’s standout performance taking center stage.

Despite Wembanyama’s historic statistical feat, where he recorded 27 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists, five blocks, and five steals, the Lakers managed to maintain control for their seventh win in nine games.

Wembanyama’s stellar start with 16 points in the first quarter posed a challenge for the Lakers, but Anthony Davis stepped up with a strong display, contributing 28 points and 13 rebounds to help secure the victory.

LeBron James made a significant impact in his return after missing the Lakers’ previous two games due to a sore ankle, finishing with 30 points, nine assists, and seven rebounds.

D’Angelo Russell contributed 22 points and six assists, while Rui Hachimura added 17 points and seven rebounds for the Lakers.

Aside from Wembanyama, the Spurs received notable contributions from Malaki Branham (17 points) and Jeremy Sochan (15 points, 13 rebounds).