New Orleans. LeBron James scored an NBA-record 36 points, but the Los Angeles Lakers fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 131-126 on Saturday, snapping a 10-game losing streak.

James had 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists to continue closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 38,387 points, the league’s all-time leading scorer.

Brandon Ingram he scored 35 points for the Pelicans.

KJ McCollum he scored 23 goals, including three from long range at the end of the game. In the last 3:14 of the game, New Orleans went on a 9-5 run that kept the Lakers at bay.

Anthony Davis He had 34 points and 14 rebounds for the Lakers, who led by 12 after James lost, making it 84-72 in the third quarter.

The Pelicans finished the period with five straight points, including a layup by McCollum in transition and a 3-pointer by Jose Alvarado on a layup.

That sequence cut the Lakers’ lead to 106-103 and New Orleans took the lead Trey Murphy he hit back-to-back 3-pointers, the second from 27 feet, to make it 114-108.

The game remained tied after that, but the Pelicans prevented Los Angeles from regaining the lead.

Murphy had 21 points and Alvarado had 18.