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NBA Recap: Banchero leads Orlando Magic to win as Bucks, Nets secure wins

Celtics defeat Suns, Jazz edge Warriors, Bulls claim win

Paolo Banchero proved his worth to the Orlando Magic as he led the side to a 116-111 win over the Los Angeles Clippers to help them pick up only their sixth win in the NBA this season. The youngster led the scoring for his side with 23 points in the game, and Moritz Wagner contributed 20 points and 13 rebounds. Trey Mann scored 19 points for the Clippers.

Josh Okogie’s best efforts were not enough as the Boston Celtics claimed a 125-98 win over his Phoenix Suns team. The D’Tigers star led the scoring in the game with 28 points and seven rebounds for the Suns. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each scored 25 points for the Celtics.

The Brooklyn Nets picked up a 122-116 win over the Charlotte Hornets in their NBA meeting on Wednesday. Kyrie Irving led the scoring for the Nets with 33 points, and Kevin Durant contributed 29 points. Terry Rozier scored 29 points for the Hornets in the game.

Toronto Raptors claimed a 126-113 win over the Los Angeles Lakers for their 13th win of the season in the NBA. Pascal Siakam led the scoring with 25 points and ten rebounds, and Fred VanVleet scored 25 points. Dennis Schroder scored 18 points for the Lakers.

Milwaukee Bucks picked up a 126-113 win over the Sacramento Kings for their 18th win in the NBA this season. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the scoring with 35 points in the game, and Jrue Holiday tallied 31 points. Domantas Sabonis scored 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Kings.

New York Knicks defeated the Atlanta Hawks 113-89 in their NBA clash on Wednesday. Julius Randle scored 34 points and 17 rebounds for the Knicks and Quentin Grimes scored 23 points. Trae Young scored 19 points for the Hawks.

Chicago Bulls defeated the Washington Wizards 115-111 in their NBA meeting. DeMar DeRozan led the scoring with 27 points, and Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points and 11 rebounds. Kristaps Porzingis scored 28 points for the Wizards in the game.

Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Indiana Pacers 121-115 in the NBA on Wednesday. D’Angelo Russell led the scoring for Minnesota with 28 points and Anthony Edwards scored 26 points in the game. Tyrese Haliburton scored 26 points and 15 assists for the Pacers in the game.

Ja Morant recorded a triple-double to help the Memphis Grizzlies to a 123-102 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Morant scored 26 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for the Grizzlies, and Dillon Brooks scored 24 points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 26 points in the game for Oklahoma.

Zion Williamson scored a double-double for the New Orleans Pelicans in their 104-98 win over the Detroit Pistons. He scored 29 points and ten rebounds for the Pelicans in the game, and Trey Murphy III scored 20 points. Saddiq Bey scored 25 points for the Pistons.

Utah Jazz defeated the Golden State Warriors 124-123 in their NBA clash. Jordan Clarkson scored 22 points for the Jazz and Malik Beasley contributed 18 points. Jordan Poole scored 36 points for the Warriors in the game.

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