Green, Durant star as Nets become first East team to secure playoffs spot
Mavericks dent Warriors playoff hopes, Bucks defeat Hornets
Jeff Green scored 22 points for the Brooklyn Nets as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 116-103 to book their NBA playoffs spot with 10 games left in their season. Green finished the game with 22 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist. Kevin Durant also got in on the act with a double double of 17 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the Nets. The Nets are going to be in the playoffs for a third consecutive season.
Luka Doncic was immense for the Dallas Mavericks as they defeated the Golden State Warriors 133-103 in their NBA encounter on Tuesday. The Warriors meekly handed the Mavericks the game as they went on the longest scoring drought in the NBA this decade in the first quarter. Doncic finished with 39 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo inspired the Milwaukee Bucks to a 114-104 win over the Charlotte Hornets in their NBA game. Giannis finished the game with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists.
Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Indiana Pacers 133-112 away from home in their NBA game on Tuesday. Damian Lillard contributed 23 points with 4 rebounds and 6 assists for the Trail Blazers in the game.
Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Houston Rockets 114-107 in the NBA on Tuesday. Karl-Anthony Towns recorded 31 points with 7 rebounds and 5 assists in the game.
Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Boston Celtics 119-115 in the NBA. Young Canadian, Luguentz Dort finished the game with 24 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.