Harden sinks former team as Lakers lose back-to-back games
Warriors, Jazz also lose
James Harden recorded his 7th triple double this season as he led the Brooklyn Nets to a 132-114 win over his former side, Houston Rockets. Harden scored 29 points with 10 rebounds and 14 assists in the game.
Sacramento Kings defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 123-120 in their NBA meeting on Wednesday. Buddy Hield led the scoring for the Kings, with his 29 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists the most of any Kings player on the night. Lakers have now lost 6 of their last 8 matches.
Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Golden State Warriors 108-106 in the NBA on Wednesday. Damian Lillard contributed 22 points with 5 rebounds and 6 assists in the game.
Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in a low-scoring affair 87-78. Kristaps Porzingis recorded 19 points with 13 rebounds for the Mavericks.
Chicago Bulls overcame the New Orleans Pelicans 128-124 away from home. Zach LaVine scored a game-high 36 points with 2 rebounds and 8 assists for the Bulls.
Trae Young led the Atlanta Hawks to an important win over Orlando Magic, contributing 32 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists as the match finished 115-112 to the Hawks.
Minnesota Timberwolves continued their losing run as they were defeated by the Charlotte Hornets 135-102 in the NBA on Wednesday. Terry Rozier contributed 31 points with 3 rebounds and 4 assists in the game. They have now lost 9 consecutive games.
Detroit Pistons defeated the Toronto Raptors 129-105 in the NBA. Mason Plumlee recorded a triple double of 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the game.
Eastern conference leaders, Philadelphia 76ers overcame the leaders of the Western Conference, Utah Jazz 131-123 in their game on Wednesday. Joel Embiid scored 40 points with 19 rebounds and 3 assists in the game.
Malcolm Brogdon contributed 29 points with 4 rebounds and 3 assists as the Indiana Pacers defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 114-111 in the NBA on Wednesday.