Lakers vs. Heat score: LeBron James, Anthony Davis propel Los Angeles to Game 2 win, 2-0 NBA ...

Anthony Davis scored 30 points before his second miss in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. He reached that mark on a putback seven and a half minutes into the third quarter on Friday, the third consecutive possession in which he grabbed an offensive rebound and scored. He was 14-for-15 at the time.
The story changed a bit from there: Davis scored only two points on 1-for-5 shooting the rest of the way, and the Miami Heat hung around with both Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic, two of their three best players, sidelined. Los Angeles clamped down in the fourth quarter, though, and escaped with a 124-114 victory despite the Heat shooting 31-for-34 from the free throw line.

LeBron James had a game-high 33 points on 14-for-25 shooting, matching Davis' offensive brilliance. Rajon Rondo was stellar on that end, too, finishing with 16 points, 10 assists and four rebounds in 26 minutes. Much of the damage was done against a 2-3 zone.

The Lakers were not nearly as successful, however, on the other end, especially in the second and third quarters, in which Miami outscored them 78-70.

Jimmy Butler put on a masterclass for the undermanned Heat, with 25 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds. Kelly Olynyk had 22 points on 8-for-15 shooting, plus nine rebounds, coming off the bench but essentially filling in for Adebayo.

 Los Angeles leads the series 2-0. Game 3 is Sunday.

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