Brooklyn Nets extended their winning streak to eight games with a 118-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA on Friday. Kevin Durant led the scoring with 24 points and Nic Claxton scored 19 points for the Nets. Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded 26 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucks in the game.
Orlando Magic defeated the San Antonio Spurs 133-113 to pick up their 13th win in the NBA this season. Cole Anthony led the scoring with 23 points and ten rebounds, and Franz Wagner scored 21 points. Keldon Johnson scored 17 points for the Spurs in the game.
Chicago Bulls claimed a 118-117 win over the New York Knicks in Friday’s NBA action. Zach LaVine led the scoring for the Bulls with 33 points and DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and ten assists. RJ Barrett scored 44 points for the Knicks in the game.
Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 119-114 in the NBA on Friday. Joel Embiid led the scoring with 44 points and James Harden recorded a triple-double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 21 assists. Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points for the Clippers.
Boston Celtics claimed a 121-109 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to return to the summit of the Eastern Conference. Jayson Tatum led the scoring with 36 points and Jaylen Brown had 30 points in the game. Anthony Edwards scored 30 points for the Timberwolves.
Atlanta Hawks picked up a 130-105 win over the Detroit Pistons in the NBA on Friday. Trae Young scored 26 points and 13 assists as Dejounte Murray recorded 26 points in the game. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points for the Pistons.
Toronto Raptors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-107 in their NBA clash. Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby each tallied 26 points for the Raptors and Darius Garland scored 17 points for the Cavaliers.
Dallas Mavericks claimed a 112-106 win over the Houston Rockets in their NBA encounter. Luka Doncic recorded 50 points and ten assists for the Mavericks and Jabari Smith Jr recorded 24 points and ten rebounds for the Rockets.
New Orleans Pelicans secured a 128-125 OT win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Trey Murphy III scored 23 points and Jaxson Hayes scored 21 points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 44 points and ten rebounds in the game.
Indiana Pacers defeated the Miami Heat 111-108. Tyrese Haliburton scored 43 points and Buddy Hield scored 21 points for the Pacers. Tyler Herro scored 28 points for the Heat.
Denver Nuggets claimed a 120-107 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in their NBA clash. Nikola Jokic led the scoring with 29 points and 11 assists and Jamal Murray scored 25 points and 12 assists. Damian Lillard scored 34 points for the Trail Blazers.
Washington Wizards picked up a 125-111 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday. Kyle Kuzma less the scoring with 32 points and Bradley Beal scored 24 points. Domantas Sabonis contributed 20 points, 15 rebounds and ten assists for the Kings.
Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Phoenix Suns 125-100 in their NBA clash on Friday. Karen Jackson Jr and Brandon Clarke each recorded 24 points and ten rebounds for the Grizzlies. DeAndre Ayton scored 18 points for the Suns in the game.
Charlotte Hornets picked up a 134-130 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in their meeting on Friday. PJ Washington scored 24 points and LaMelo Ball scored 23 points for the Hornets. LeBron James scored 34 points for the Lakers in the game.