🏀 FOUR Trail Blazers reach the 20-point mark in OT thriller
🏀 Nikola Jokić comes up CLUTCH in OT
🏀 Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet GO OFF in LA
16 teams took the floor last night! Recap all 8 games! ⬇🏀
1. Pascal Siakam (24 points, 11 rebounds, 3 blocks) and Fred VanVleet (23 points, 7 rebounds, 10 assists) led the Toronto Raptors to a 113-104 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Anthony Davis finished the night with 27 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks for the Lakers, while LeBron James added a triple-double of 13 points, 13 rebounds and 15 assists.
2. The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 124-113 in OT. Damian Lillard (30 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists) and C.J. McCollum (23 points, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks) led the way for the Trail Blazers. Hassan Whiteside also contributed 21 points, 12 rebounds and 3 blocks for the Trail Blazers. Trae Young (35 points, 10 assists) and Jabari Parker (27 points, 11 rebounds) both finished with double-doubles for the Hawks.
3. The Phoenix Suns defeated the Brooklyn Nets, 138-112. Seven players reached double figures for the Suns, including Devin Booker (27 points, 9 assists) and Ricky Rubio (22 points, 12 assists). Spencer Dinwiddie finished the night with 18 points and 6 assists for the Nets, while Deandre Jordan added 16 points and 12 rebounds.
4. The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the New York Knicks, 108-87. Collin Sexton recorded a career-high 31 points, while Kevin Love added 17 points and 8 rebounds for the Cavaliers. Julius Randle finished the night with 20 points and 16 rebounds for the Knicks.
5. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to a 121-119 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, recording 35 points and 16 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe also added 25 points and 9 assists for the Bucks. Dennis Schröder finished the night with 25 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals for the Thunder.
6. Six players reached double figures for the Indiana Pacers in the team’s win over the Orlando Magic, 109-102. Domantas Sabonis (21 points, 16 rebounds, 7 assists) led the Pacers, while Malcolm Brogdon added 19 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. Evan Fournier finished the night with 22 points for the Magic, and Nikola Vucevic added a double-double of 18 points and 17 rebounds.
7. The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Charlotte Hornets, 114-106. Joel Embiid contributed 18 points and 9 rebounds, while Furkan Korkmaz also added 17 points for the 76ers. Cody Zeller finished with a season-high 24 points and 7 rebounds for the Hornets. Devonte’ Graham added 19 points and 10 assists.
8. Nikola Jokić (20 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists) hit his second-straight game-winning shot as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in OT, 100-98. Jamal Murray contributed 15 points and 5 rebounds for the Nuggets and Paul Millsap added a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds. Karl Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins both finished the night with 25 points for the Timberwolves. Towns also tallied 16 rebounds and 6 assists.