Last night we had six games on the NBA docket for Veterans Day. The most intriguing game of the night we saw Kawhi facing off against his old team.
MIN 120 DET 114
Minnesota ruined Blake Griffen’s return and held on for the six-point victory. Andrew Wiggins led all scorers with 33 points he also added 5 assists and grabbed 6 rebounds. Luke Kennard led Detroit with 25, Blake had 19 in his return and Drummond grabbed 12 boards.
DAL 106 BOS 116
Kemba Walker heated up late in the game to help propel his team to victory. Jaylen Brown recorded a double-double scoring 25 and grabbing 11 boards. Walker led the team with 29. Luka Doncic led all scorers with 34.
MEM 113 SA 109
Tony Parkers Jersey went into the rafters, but Jaren Jackson was too much as the Grizzlies spoiled the Spurs evening. Jackson led all scorers with 24, teammate Dillon Brooks helped out with 21 and center Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double scoring 18 and grabbing 12 boards. Lamarcus Aldridge led the Spurs with 19 points.
HOU 122 NO 116
Harden and Westbrook could possibly be the best one-two scoring punch in all of the NBA. Harden scored 39 and dropped 9 dimes, while Russell added 26. JJ Redick led the Pelicans with 24. Jrue Holiday and Derrick Favors both recoreded double-doubles. Holiday dropped 18 and dished out 11 dimes, Favors grabbed 12 boards to go along with 13 points.
UTA 122 GS 108
Rudy Gobert led Utah past a struggling Warriors team. Gobert recorded a double-double securing 14 boards and dropping 25. D’Angelo Russell led Golden State with 33 points and dished out 8 dimes.
TOR 88 LAC 98
The defending Champs rolled into LA looking for their 8th win in the young NBA season. Kawhi had other plans facing off against his old team for the first time. Lou Williams led all scorers with 21. Leonard recored a double-double grabbing 11 boards and scoring 12 on an off shooting night.