NBA games Saturday, scores, highlights, updates: Lakers pick up fourth straight win
There will be NBA action all day and night on Saturday, with the seven-game slate featuring a number of matinee matchups.
Let’s get into it.
NBA scores for Saturday, Jan. 13
All times Eastern
Lakers get fourth straight win
After coming off a brutal stretch losing nine games in a row (and 12 of their last 13) to fall into last place in the Western Conference, the Lakers have gotten back on track lately. They’ve now won four consecutive games after coming back from a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Mavericks 107-101 in overtime on Saturday afternoon.
Dennis Smith Jr. soars for acrobatic layup
Mavericks rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr. showed off his athleticism once again on Saturday afternoon against the Lakers. After driving to the basket, he cocked the ball back like he was about to jam with authority, but changed his mind and double-clutched for a sweet layup.