Washington Wizards had a problems dealing with Golden State Warriors, Warriors had a lead whole game and finish the game strong thanks to Burks(117-125). Beal with 43 points, recording amazing stats after have been missed by all star selection. Burks(30 points) and Robinson III(22 points) somehow are holding GSW from being the worst team in the league.
Brooklyn Nets played their defense really good against Phoenix Suns only allowing them 97 points for the final score of 119-97. LeVert(29 pts) took a spot from Irving after he got hurt and showed that he can be the best healthy scorer they got. Ayton(25/15/5) had a great game in which Devin Booker became the ghost with only 11 points.
Miami Heat declared Philadelphia 76ers(137-106). Butler with 38 points in 29 minutes destroyed 76ers on the both ends of the floor. Dragić(24 points), Robinson (19 points) and Bam Adebayo(18/8/11) stopped everyone except Embiid who dropped on them 29 points. Both Horford and Harris were stopped on 6 points each.
Memphis Grizzlies have beaten Detroit Pistons one more time this season(96-82). Valaciunas with 26 points and 17 rebounds destroyed Pistons in the paint but allowed Drummond to score 25 points on him, Drummond also recorded 18 points in his team lose.
Los Angeles Clippers have a rough time dealing with San Antonio Spurs(108-105). Close game but it was decided on the last minutes of the game where SAS couldn’t make the shot. Kawhi against his former team had 22 points and George was near triple double(19/12/8). Aldridge with 27 points and DeRozan with 26 couldn’t do it.
The Hornets lose against the Magic (112-100) in Spectrum Center, and are now very far from playoff contention. They started if the season great, but slowed down ever since, and are now standing at 16-34 record. Terry Rozier dripped 18 points, Zeller, Briges and Graham had 17, 16 and 15 points respectively. At the Magic, Vučević had 22 points, Fournier had 17, Gordon had 16 points and 12 rebounds. Fultz was also great with 12 points and 14 assists.
The duel between the Cavs and the Knicks in Rockets Mortgage Fieldhouse was a very even matchup, as the game went to the overtime, where Marcus Morris led the team to victory (139-134). Already mentioned Morris had 26 points, Julius Randle had 20, Elfrid Payton had 17 points, 11 rebounds and 15 assists. At the Cavs, Kevin Love had 33 points and 13 boards, Sexton finished with 29 points and 7 assists.
The Mavericks won against the Pacers in Indianapolis 112-103. The Mavs played without Luka, but Kristaps stepped up as he had 38 points and 12 rebounds, while Tim Hardaway Jr. had 25 points. At the Pacers, All-Star Domantas Sabonis had 26 points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists, Brogdon had 14.
The Boston Celtics had problems against the Hawks in Atlanta, but managed to get a win (123-115). Trae Young was at his level, with 34 points, 7 assists but also 9 turnovers. Huerter had 23 points, Collins had 22 points and 11 rebounds. At the Celtics, Tatum had 28 points, Hayward had 24, Brown finished with 21.
The Kings got their 4th win in last 6 matches, as they beat the Timberwolves in Sacramento 113-109. D’Aaron Fox was great with 31 points, Bogdan Bogdanović followed him with 23 points. At the Timberwolves, Karl-Anthony Towns had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Napier finished with 17 points and 7 assists.