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Curry wins second NBA scoring title as NBA regular season comes to an end

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Steph Curry scored 46 points with 7 rebounds and 9 assists for the Golden State Warriors as they won 113-101 against the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA. Curry picked up this season’s NBA scoring title for the second time in his career and the first time since his unanimous MVP season. The 33 year old averaged 32 points per game in the NBA this season.

Brooklyn Nets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 123-109 in their NBA encounter. Kevin Durant recorded 23 points, 7 rebounds and 13 assists for the Nets in their final game of the season.

Tyrese Maxey contributed 30 points with 7 rebounds and 6 assists for the Philadelphia 76ers as they defeated Orlando Magic 128-117 to secure the number 1 seed in the East.

Onyeka Okongwu recorded a double double of 21 points, 15 rebounds and 3 assists as Atlanta Hawks closed out the season with a 124-95 win over the Houston Rockets.

Nigeria’s Precious Achiuwa was in impressive form for Miami Heat as they defeated the Detroit Pistons 120-107 in the NBA. The youngster finished the game with 23 points and 10 rebounds.

Teenager Aleksej Pokusevski impressed for the Oklahoma City Thunder as they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 117-112 in their NBA encounter. The Serbian recorded 29 points with 8 rebounds and 2 assists.

Minnesota Timberwolves ran out 136-121 winners against the Dallas Mavericks in their NBA encounter. Anthony Edwards contributed 30 points with 4 assists for the Timberwolves as they ended their season strongly.

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers continued their renaissance with a 110-98 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. James contributed 25 points with 1 rebound and 6 assists in the game.

Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Denver Nuggets 132-116 in the NBA. CJ McCollum led the scoring for the Trail Blazers with 24 points,  2 rebounds and 5 assists.

Utah Jazz ended the NBA season strongly with a 121-99 defeat of the Sacramento Kings cementing their place as the number 1 seed in the West. Jordan Clarkson contributed 33 points with 2 rebounds and 3 assists in the game.

Chicago Bulls ended their NBA season with a 118-112 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Thaddeus Young contributed 20 points with 7 rebounds and 3 assists in the game.

Salahudeen Sulayman

Sulayman is a sports enthusiast and budding Sports writer. You can reach him on Twitter @Sulayman_Salah

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