LeBron James scored 31 points, leading the Lakers to victory.

Anthony Davis contributed 27 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers.

Austin Reaves scored 20 points for the top-seeded Lakers.

The Lakers secured the last semifinal spot in the NBA in-season tournament.

The championship game will be held on Saturday, with the winner taking home the NBA Cup.

James emphasized the significance of playing for something meaningful in the in-season tournament.

James showcased a masterful shooting performance in the fourth quarter.

Phoenix Suns lost to the Lakers for the third time this season.

Controversial timeout granted to LeBron James, frustrating the Suns.

The in-season tournament motivates players with financial bonuses for support personnel and younger players.