Pelicans vs. Lakers results, highlights: LeBron James leads LA to much-needed win

LeBron James helped lead the Lakers to a much-needed win on Wednesday (Feb. 27). [Image via Bleacher Report/YouTube]
LeBron James helped lead the Lakers to a much-needed win on Wednesday (Feb. 27). [Image via Bleacher Report/YouTube]

LeBron and the Lakers picked up an important win at home as they continue their playoff push.

On Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Lakers hosted the New Orleans Pelicans. It featured the man the team was trying to trade for, Anthony Davis, as well as a player they traded away, Julius Randle. Both played quite well. However, LeBron James and company were able to pull away with the victory. Here's a look at the top five player performances for this game.

1

LeBron James - Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron mentioned before that he's activated his "playoffs intensity" earlier than usual. It seemed to be on last night as the King scored 33 points, gave out 10 assists, and grabbed six rebounds. His highlights included sweet dunks and a crazy one-leg three he hit as the shot clock was expiring.

2

Brandon Ingram - Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron had help in this victory and Brandon Ingram was one of the players who contributed. Ingram finished his night with 23 points, six rebounds, and four assists to help out in the victory.

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