LeBron James and Anthony Davis showcased their superstar prowess, combining for 71 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers (33-28) to a thrilling 134-131 overtime victory against the struggling Washington Wizards (9-50) on Thursday night.

James scored 31 points and dished out nine assists, while Davis dropped 40 points and grabbed 15 rebounds.

The Lakers’ victory, their ninth in 12 games, underscores their determination to climb the Western Conference standings, despite facing challenges throughout the season.

Despite Washington’s resilient efforts, highlighted by Jordan Poole’s season-high 34 points, the Wizards couldn’t halt their 13-game losing streak.

Despite Washington’s spirited performance, fueled by Kyle Kuzma’s 20-point effort, the Wizards fell short in overtime, unable to capitalize on their opportunities down the stretch.

D’Angelo Russell contributed 22 points, six rebounds, and five assists, while Austin Reaves added 12 points, six rebounds, and four assists.

Marvin Bagley III contributed 23 points for Washington, while Corey Kispert added 20 points and seven rebounds off the bench.