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Lakers Overcome James' Absence to Beat Kings 117-92

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) shoots pver Sacramento Kings forward Chimezie Metu (7) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)
Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) shoots pver Sacramento Kings forward Chimezie Metu (7) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Randall Benton)
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Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- Anthony Davis scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 23 and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absence of LeBron James to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-92 on Tuesday night.

The Lakers sent James home earlier in the day after he was placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocol. Davis said James told him he felt good and was asymptomatic, but the Lakers will have to play at least a few games without him.