Lakers top Heat 102-96, take 3-1 lead in NBA Finals

LeBron James, Los Angeles 1 win away from title
Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis 3-point shot vs. Miami Heat in Game 4 of 2020 NBA Finals
Posted at 6:52 AM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 06:52:20-04

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Anthony Davis punched his chest in celebration. LeBron James let out a huge scream. The Los Angeles Lakers are on the cusp of what they want most.

Davis' 3-pointer with 39.5 seconds left was the backbreaker, James finished with 28 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and the Lakers beat the Miami Heat 102-96 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.

The Lakers lead the best-of-seven 3-1 and can win the title when the series resumes Friday.