Lillard shows class as he drops 50 in win over Pelicans
Lakers, 76ers, Hawks all win
Damian Lillard continued his fine form that saw him named among the NBA All-Stars as he delivered a 50 point performance in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 125-124 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Lillard finished the game with 50 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists.
LeBron James put up a second consecutive triple double for the Los Angeles Lakers as they defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 137-121 in the NBA. James contributed 25 points with 12 rebounds and 12 assists in the game.
Chicago Bulls defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-102 in their NBA encounter. Zach LaVine recorded 40 points with 4 rebounds and 2 assists in the game.
Philadelphia 76ers continued with their good form as they defeated the New York Knicks 99-96 in their NBA game. Tobias Harris finished the game with 30 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
Atlanta Hawks overcame the Houston Rockets away from home in the NBA. Italian veteran, Danilo Gallinari scored 29 points with 6 rebounds in the game.
Jimmy Butler recorded a double double as the Miami Heat defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-98. Butler finished the game with 28 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists.
Utah Jazz returned to winning ways with a 117-109 away victory over the Boston Celtics. Donovan Mitchell scored 21 points, 2 rebounds and 5 assists in the game.