Washington Wizards with a win over Chicago Bulls(126-114) recorded their 19th victory this season. Beal with 30 points and Hachimura with 20 stopped everyone except LaVine who dropped 41 points on them while shooting 71% from the field. Both team are battling for the spot in the PO and both of them have 19 wins.
It happened, Zion Williamson led New Orleans Pelicans to win over Portland Trail Blazers(138-117). It was close game in the first half but in the second it was another story. Pelicans with Zion on top have overscored Blazers by 23 points in the second half. Zion with 31 points, first 30-point game in his career and it only took 9 games for that. Reddick with 20 and Holiday with 16 points and 10 assists stopped Lillard from taking over the game, allowing him 20 points. McCollum with also 20 points and Anthony with 18 weren’t enough and after this lose, they reached their 30th defeat this season.
The Sixers won against the Los Angeles Clippers 110-103. Embiid was welcomed by the boos from the home-crowd, but he dropped 26 points and 9 rebounds, while Ben Simmons had 26 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. Josh Richardson had 21 points. At the Clippers, Kawhi had 30 points and 9 assists, Shamet had 19 off the bench.
The Oklahoma City Thunder lost to the San Antonio Spurs at home, 114-106. Despite CP3 having a great night, the Thunder couldn’t get this win to continue their top seed push. Paul had 31 points and 7 assists, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 17 points. At the Spurs, Murray and Aldridge both had 25 points, Mills finished with 20.
The Rockets hosted the Celtics in Houston and won 116-105. Harden had 42 points with 7 threes, but Russell Westbrook was also unstoppable with 36 points and 10 rebounds. At the Celtics, Hayward had 20 points, Brown finished with 19.