Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded a double double for his side as they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 112-111 away from home in the NBA’s last round before their break. Giannis finished the game on 26 points with 11 rebounds and 4 assists as his side finish the first half of the season in third place.
Phoenix Suns continued with their pursuit of top spot in the Western Conference after they defeated the Golden State Warriors 120-98 on Thursday. Cameron Payne recorded 17 points with 5 rebounds and 10 assists in the game. The Golden State Warriors have ended the first half of the season outside of the playoff places, as a result.
Boston Celtics defeated the Toronto Raptors 132-125. Jayson Tatum scored 27 points with 12 rebounds and 5 assists in the game.
Washington Wizards defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 119-117 in the NBA with Bradley Beal scoring 33 points with 7 rebounds and 3 assists for the Wizards.
New York Knicks defeated the Detroit Pistons 114-104 on Thursday in the NBA. Julius Randle contributed 27 points with 16 rebounds and 7 assists in the game.
Denver Nuggets picked up an away win over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday in the NBA. Michael Porter Jr scored 24 points with 11 rebounds as his side ran out 113-103 winners.
Miami Heat defeated the New Orleans Pelicans away from home in their NBA first half finale on Thursday. Jimmy Butler scored 29 points with 3 rebounds and 9 assists in the game.
Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 107-102 in their NBA meeting on Thursday. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 33 points with 3 rebounds and 8 assists in the game.
Damian Lillard scored 44 points with 1 rebound and 7 assists as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Sacramento Kings 123-119 in the NBA on Thursday.