Last night fans were treated to nine games of NBA action. Let’s recap and show you the highlights starting in ‘The Big Apple.”
CLE 105 NY 123
The Garden was rocking last night. The Knicks avenged their 21-point loss that came eight days prior. Julius Randle and Marcus Morris Sr. led the Knicks over the Cavaliers on Monday. Randle scored a
IND 115 BKN 86
The Pacers were dealing with some injuries last night in the backcourt, they needed some players to step up. The Holiday brothers did just that. Aaron Holiday led the team in scoring and set career highs dropping 24 and dishing out 13 dimes. Brother Justin Holiday scored 20 helping secure the win. Spencer Dinwiddie led Brooklyn with 28 points.
CHA 96 TOR 132
OG Anonoby scored a career high 24 and Pascal Siakam dropped 20 helping lift the defending champs over the Hornets. Marvin Williams led Charlotte with 14 off the bench.
MIL 115 CHI 101
The Bucks got their fourth straight victory thanks to Giannis and Brooke Lopez. ‘The Greek Freak’ dropped 33 on Chicago and grabbed 10 boards, Lopez added 19 points and secured 10 boards. Daniel Gafford led the Bulls with 21 hitting 10 of 12 shots from the floor.
POR 108 HOU 132
James Harden has been scoring at such an astronomical rate his 36 point effort last night dipped his scoring average slightly. Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double scoring 28, ripping down 13 boards and dished out 10 dimes. Clint Cappella was a beast on the glass grabbing 20 boards, he also scored 22 giving him a double-double. CJ McCollum scored 25 in the losing effort. Damian Lillard recored a double-double dishing out 11 assists while scoring 13 on an off night shooting.
SA 110 DAL 117
Luka Doncic joined Lebron James in the history books last night. Doncic became just the second player in NBA history under 21 years-old to record a 40 point triple-double. Luka scored a career-high 42 to go along with 12 dimes and 11 rebounds leading his team to victory. Dorian Finney-Smith helped with 22 points and grabbed 5 boards. Damar DeRozan led the Spurs with 36.
BOS 99 PHO 85
Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker led the way for the Celtics. Tatum recorded a double-double dropping 26 and grabbing 11 boards. Walker added 19 and dropped 5 dimes. Devin Booker led the Suns with 20.
MIN 112 UTA 102
After Karl-Anthony Towns got swatted by Rudy Gobert in the second half he didn’t even attempt to go back inside. He stepped outside and knocked down 7 threes. KAT led all scorers with 29 he also grabbed 13 boards and dished out 5 dimes. Jeff Teague filled in for Wiggins and recorded a double-double scoring 21 to go along with 11 assists. Rudy Gobert recorded a double-double scoring 16 and securing 14 boards in the loss.
OKC 88 LAC 90
Paul George’s late
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