Lakers 131, Heat 113


Lakers 131, Heat 113

MIAMI

Isaiah Thomas scored a season-high 29 points, Julius Randle added 25 and the Los Angeles Lakers continued their surge by topping the Miami Heat. Brandon Ingram added 19, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 18 and Kyle Kuzma finished with 16 for the Lakers. The Lakers shot 59 percent and were 16 of 29 from 3-point range. It was the most points allowed by the Heat this season. Thomas, whose previous season best was 24, connected on 11 of 20 shots and 6 of 11 3-point tries. Randle had 21 points in the first half for the Lakers, who are 16-7 since an 11-27 start — and at 27-34, have now passed last season’s win total.

Associated Press

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