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LeBron James triple-doubled on Thursday night with 27 points (11/19 FG, 3/6 3PT, 2/2 FT), 12 boards and 10 assists, adding one steal and one block in 34 minutes of action in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 128-113 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center. James is 18 points away from passing Kobe Bryant on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. Anthony Davis had 16 points along with 11 rebounds, and Dwight Howard added 14 points and 12 boards in his first start of the season. L.A. made a season-high 19 3-pointers. The Lakers sit atop the Western Coference with a 36-9 record, whereas the Nets, who have lost 12 of their last 14 games, dropped to 18-25. After the matchup, James shared his thoughts on LAL’s performance, his idols and NBA All-Star game:

James gets his 10th triple-double of the season: