NBA: LeBron James scores 51 as Lakers beat Heat

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL (AA) – Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James scored 51 points to beat his former club, the Miami Heat 113-97 on Sunday night.

James' 51 points were season-high for him, while he reached 50 for the 13th time in his NBA career.

Meanwhile, the last champions Golden State Warriors had their third straight loss. San Antonio Spurs beat Warriors 104-92.

The National Basketball Association's (NBA) 2018/2019 regular season continued with 5 games on Sunday.

The results are as follows:

Minnesota Timberwolves-Memphis Grizzlies: 87-100

Miami Heat-Los Angeles Lakers: 97-113

Orlando Magic-New York Knicks: 131-117

Washington Wizards-Portland Trail Blazers: 109-119

San Antonio Spurs-Golden State Warriors: 104-92

Basketball: Mc Collum's 40 scores victory for Blazers

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL (AA) – Portland Trail Blazers beat Milwaukee Bucks 118-103 on Tuesday night as CJ McCollum scored 40 points.

The Bucks lost their second game in this season.

The National Basketball Association's (NBA) 2018/2019 regular season held four games.

McCollum's season-high 40 points helped Portland Trail Blazers to defeat the Bucks. McCollum also had 5 assists and 6 rebounds.

Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 23 points and nine rebounds, while Turkish international Ersan Ilyasova also scored 5 points and 9 rebounds against the Trail Blazers.

Tuesday night's winners were Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas MavericksTrail.

The results are as follows:

Charlotte Hornets-Atlanta Hawks: 113-102

Dallas Mavericks-Washington Wizards: 119-100

Phoenix Suns-Brooklyn Nets: 82-104

Portland Trail Blazers-Milwaukee Bucks: 118-103