LeBron’s “Statement” game, the Magic expose Rockets’ weaknesses

The Magic blewout the Rockets 126-106, powered by strong perfomances from Augustin who had 24 points, Gordon with 19 points, and Fultz who had 18 points. At the Rockets, Westbrook had 24 points, Harden finished with one point less.

Match of the night happened in Los Angeles, as the Lakers took on the Clippers and won 112-103. Paul George (31pts) and Kawhi (27pts) were solid, but Anthony Davis with 30 points, Avery Bradley with 24 and LeBron with 28 points (9 assists) made sure to get the win.

The Nets played their first game without coach Atkinson, as they took on the Bulls and won 110-107. Spencer Dinwiddie had 24 points, LeVert and Harris followed with 23 points each. At the Bulls, Otto Porter Jr. had 23 points, Coby White finished with 21 points and 8 assists.

The Pelicans won against the Timberwolves in Minneapolis 120-107. Jrue Holiday was incredible with 37 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists, Zion had 23 points, while at the Wolves Malik Beasley had 21 points, Russell had 2 less.

The Thunder, led by CP3 and Dennis Schroder won a close game against the Thunder in Oklahoma (105-104). Paul dropped 28 points and 7 assists, but Dennis Schroder was the man who saved the day, as he stole the ball and layed it up and in with 5 seconds to go. At Celtics, Hayward had 24 points, Tatum and Smart both finished with 19 points.

In a very high scoring game, the Suns managed to beat the Bucks 140-131. The Bucks were playing without Giannis, so Middleton scored 39 points, and was followed by Bledsoe who had 28. At the Suns, Booker had 36 points and 8 assists, Rubio finished with 25 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists, Aron Baynes was incredible again with 24 points.

The Pacers won in Dallas against the Mavericks 112-109, as they were better in the clutch and they closed out the game with some good free throws. Luka had 36 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists, Hardaway Jr. was great with 30 points. At Pacers, Sabonis had 20 points and 17 rebounds, Warren, Turner and Oladipo all had 16 points.

The Heat won against the Wizards despite 3 Wizards having 23+ plus points. Napier had 27 points and 7 assits, Bertans had 25, Beal finished with 23. At the Heat, Bam Adebayo went off for 27 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists, Duncan Robinson had 23 points.

The Cavaliers win another game under coach Bickerstaff, this time they beat the Spurs after overtime 132-129. Andre Drummond had a great game with 28 points, 17 rebounds and 3 blocks, Sexton had 26 points, Osman and Nance both dropped 19 points. At the Spurs, DeRozan had 25 points, Gay and Forbes had 19 points each.

The Knicks won against the Pistons 96-84 in Maddison Square Garden. Julius Randle was preety good with 22 points and 12 rebounds, Payton had 16 points. For the Pistons Christian Wood was great with 22 points, Bruce Brown had 16.

The Raptors survived in Sacramento against the Kings, as they barely won (118-113). Norman Powell continued his great streak, this time he scored 31 points, Lowry provided great help with 30 points and 8 assists. At the Kings, Fox had 28 points.