Title: LeBron James leads the Lakers to victory, Ronaldo scores hat-trick, and Djokovic wins Australian Open. Sports fans had a thrilling weekend with some exciting matches and events taking place in the world of sports. From basketball to soccer and tennis, there were some truly remarkable performances that had fans on the edge of their seats. Below is a brief report on some of the latest sports news that made headlines.
Basketball: LeBron James leads the Lakers to victory LeBron James was in blistering form as he led the Los Angeles Lakers to a crucial 117-91 win over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday. James scored a game-high 19 points, pulled down 6 rebounds and dished out 4 assists, as the Lakers increased their lead at the top of the Western Conference. The Lakers, who have The Sun News Today best record in the NBA, dominated the game from start to finish.
They outscored the Warriors 28-17 in the first quarter and never looked back. Anthony Davis contributed 18 points and 9 rebounds, while Kyle Kuzma added 16 points off the bench. The Warriors, who were without star player Steph Curry, struggled throughout the game. They shot just 35% from the field and turned the ball over 20 times. Andrew Wiggins was their best player, scoring 15 points and grabbing 5 rebounds. The win was the Lakers’ third in a row, and they will look to continue their good form when they face the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.
Soccer: Ronaldo scores hat-trick Cristiano Ronaldo was the hero for Juventus as he scored a hat-trick in their 3-1 win over Cagliari on Sunday. The Portuguese superstar, who has been in scintillating form in recent weeks, took his tally to 15 goals for the season with another sensational display. Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 38th minute with a stunning free-kick, before adding two more goals in the second half.
His second goal was a tap-in from close range, while his third was a penalty that he calmly dispatched.