NBA Recap: Suns extend winning streak to three, Nets lose ninth consecutive game
Bucks defeat Lakers as Grizzlies, Timberwolves win
The Phoenix Suns won their third consecutive NBA game this week after they defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 114-109. Devin Booker led the scoring for the Suns with 35 points, and Chris Paul contributed 16 points and 12 assists.
The Boston Celtics recorded a huge 126-91 win over the Brooklyn Nets, handing them a ninth consecutive defeat in the NBA this season. Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown each contributed 22 points for the Celtics, and Jayson Tatum scored 19 points.
The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Indiana Pacers 133-112 in their NBA encounter. Trae Young led the scoring for the Hawks with a double-double of 34 points and 11 rebounds. John Collins recorded 20 points for the Hawks.
The Memphis Grizzlies picked up a 135-109 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. Ja Morant led the scoring for the Grizzlies with 30 points in the game, and Jaren Jackson Jr contributed 26 points and 11 rebounds in the game.
The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Houston Rockets 110-97 to improve to 22-32 this season. Brandon Ingram led the scoring for the Pelicans with 26 points and Herb Jones recorded 10 points and 11 rebounds in the game.
The Dallas Mavericks picked up a 116-86 win over the Detroit Pistons in their NBA encounter. Luka Doncic recorded a double-double of 33 points and 11 rebounds for the Mavericks, and Jalen Brunson contributed 21 points, as well.
The Denver Nuggets defeated the New York Knicks 132-115 in their NBA encounter. Nikola Jokic recorded a double-double of 21 points and 11 rebounds in the game. Nah’Shon Hyland led the scoring with 22 points for the Nuggets.
The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 131-116 in their NBA clash. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the scoring in the game with 44 points and 14 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday also contributed 15 points and 10 assists in the win.
The Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Sacramento Kings 134-114 in their clash on Tuesday. Karl-Anthony Towns recorded 25 points in the game for the Timberwolves. Chimezie Metu contributed 14 points for the Kings in the game.
Orlando Magic defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 113-95. Cole Anthony led the scoring with 23 points, and Wendell Carter Jr and Chuma Okeke recorded 18 points, each.