Star forward LeBron James was once again the great leader of the Los Angeles Lakers, who maintained their triumphant streak by imposing 104-114 visitors to the San Antonio Spurs.
James contributed a double-double of 33 points and 13 assists that helped the Lakers get their second victory against the Spurs so far this new season.
The winner of four most valuable player (MVP) awards in the league ended with 13 hits in 24 field attempts and 4 of 7 triples in 35 minutes of action.
The Lakers (15-2), the best mark of the Western Conference and the league, have a remaining match against the Spurs on February 4 in Los Angeles, but they have secured the three-duel series against their old Conference rivals West.
Pivot Anthony Davis contributed 17 points and 12 rebounds as the leader of the Lakers inside game, who will have the next duel of their tour against the New Orleans Pelicans.
The duel will be on Wednesday and, for the first time, Davis is going to face his former team, which he asked to leave to be transferred to the Lakers.
Veteran base Rajon Rondo, with 13 points, five rebounds and three assists, was the sixth Lakers player, who won the eighth consecutive game.
The power forward LaMarcus Aldridge finished with 30 points and the forward-guard DeMar DeRozan achieved another 22 points as leaders of the Spurs attack, which were placed with a losing mark of 6-12 after having suffered the eleventh defeat in the last 13 games They have disputed.
Aldridge started the game with three baskets in four attempts, including his tenth triple of the season, while being defended most of the time by James.
It was one of the few times the Spurs managed to impose themselves on James.
Bathed by songs of “MVP! MVP!” because of the huge number of Lakers fans at the AT&T Center, James shone as in his best times against the Spurs.
He scored consecutive three-pointers in the fourth period to put Los Angeles ahead of 85-93 and then added his tenth attendance of the game with a pass to the hoop that allowed center forward JaVale McGee to make a mate.