Giannis Antetokoumpo dropped 49 points with 8 rebounds and 4 assists as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the leaders of the East, the Brooklyn Nets by 117 points to 114 in their NBA encounter. As a result of the defeat, the Brooklyn Nets have dropped to number 2 in the East.
Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Boston Celtics 129-119 in the NBA on Sunday. CJ McCollum led the scoring for the Trail Blazers with 33 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists.
Julius Randle delivered a big performance as the New York Knicks defeated the Houston Rockets 122-97 on Sunday in the NBA. Randle finished the game with 31 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists.
Philadelphia 76ers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 after overtime in their NBA encounter on Sunday. Joel Embiid contributed 34 points with 12 rebounds and 1 assist in the game for the playoff bound 76ers who now take the number one spot in the East.
Devin Booker put up another impressive performance as the Phoenix Suns defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-120 in their NBA encounter on Sunday. Booker finished the game with 32 points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists as the Suns won to move into the number 1 spot in the Western Conference ahead of erstwhile leaders, Utah Jazz.
Sacramento Kings defeated the Dallas Mavericks 111-99 in their NBA encounter. Buddy Hield finished the game with 27 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists for the Kings as they ran away with the win.
Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Hornets 121-111 in their NBA game on Sunday. Bam Adebayo contributed a double double for the Heat as he finished the game on 20 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists.
Pascal Siakam and Kyle Lowry were impressive for the Toronto Raptors as they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 121-114 in their NBA encounter on Sunday. Siakam finished the game with 39 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists, and Lowry finished with 37 points, 2 rebounds and 11 assists. The defeat means that the Lakers have dropped out of the automatic playoff places and into the play-in tournament places.