Detroit Pistons hosted Toronto Raptors and with main stars fully healthy, they lost(99-112). Drummond with 22 points and 18 rebounds gave his best but Griffin(15 points) couldn’t follow him. Siakam(26 points), Ibaka(25 points) and Lowry(20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists) couldn’t be stopped.
Even with 18 points lead, Wizards lost from Bulls in OT(109-110). Bertans earned a spot in starting lineup and dropped 26 points and also Beal had a good game(22 points) but finishing the game was problematic. Markkanen scored 31 points and that was one of the best performances this season.
It’s Dame time, Damien Lillard led Portland in a win over Warriors(122-112). His stats were great, 31 points and 13 assists and also McCollum with 30 points had a good game. Hassan was awesome in this game, 23 rebounds he caught. Russell scored 26 points and lost, Warriors are tanking hard and they have the worst record in the league.
The Cavaliers managed to win against the Hornets 100-98. The Hornets were tired in this game, as this was their second game of their back-to-back, and the Cavs took their chance and won. Sexton scored 23 points, Osman had 18, Kevin Love had 16 points and 14 rebounds. At Hornets, Terry Rozier showed off with 35 points.
The Heat continue to break streaks, this time they broke the Sixers run with no losses at home this season, as they beat them 108-104. The Heat were much better on the glass, as they had 10 more defensive rebounds than the Sixers. Kendrick Nunn scored 26 points, Adebayo had 23 points and 9 boards. At Sixers Embiid had 22 points and 19 rebounds, followed by Harris who had 20 points.
The Pelicans upset the Wolves and win 107-99, powered by great game from Brandom Ingram who scored 34 points. He was helped by Jrue Holiday who had 18 points, while on the other side Wiggins had 27 points.
Another great win for the Thunder, this time against the Grizzlies 126-122. The Thunder don’t seem like a team that will tank, as with this win they climb up to 7th place in the west. In this game, Dennis Schröder came through woth 31 points, Gallinari and Gilgeous-Alexander both scored 20, CP3 had 18 points. At Grizzlies, rookies Clarke (27 points) and Morant (22 pts) led the team along with Valančiunas who scored 24 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. This was second game in a row for OKC where they overcame 24 points deficit.
Great win for the Nuggets against the Magic 113-104. Colorado team was at one point down by 19 points, but the didnt give up and managed to get the win. Jamal Murray was excellent with 33 points, Jokić was just one rebound shy of a triple double (18 pts, 9 rbs, 12 ast) and Milsap was great with 15 points and 12 rebounds, and he was exceptionally great in the third quarter where he helped the Nuggets overcome the deficit. At Magic, Vučević had 20 points, DJ Augustin had 18 off the bench.
The Mavericks had a solid match verus the Celtics even though they were lacking Luka, but they lost in Dallas 109-103. Porzingis picked up the slack and scored 23 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Seth Curry was great again with 20 points. At Celtics, Walker (32 pts), Brown (26 pts) and Tatum (24 points) were deadly and led their team to the win.