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NBA Recap: Warriors, Timberwolves, Mavericks pick up wins as Lakers, Nets falter

Orlando Magic defeat Chicago Bulls, Nuggets win

The Golden State Warriors kept up with the Phoenix Suns at the top of the Western Conference standings after they managed to defeat the Utah Jazz 94-92 in their NBA clash.

Jordan Poole led the scoring for the Warriors with a tally of 20 points, as Steph Curry recorded 13 points on the night and Andrew Wiggins contributed 14 points for the Warriors.

The Minnesota Timberwolves picked up a 136-125 win over the Brooklyn Nets in their NBA match on Sunday. Anthony Edwards recorded 25 points as Karl-Anthony Towns and DiAngelo Russell both contributed 23 points apiece, with Russell also recording 10 assists. Kyrie Irving led the scoring in the game with 30 points for the Brooklyn Nets.

Nikola Jokic led the Denver Nuggets to a 117-111 win over the Detroit Pistons to put them under more pressure in the division. Jokic contributed 34 points with nine rebounds and eight assists for the Nuggets in the game.

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The Dallas Mavericks turned on the style as they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 104-91 in their NBA encounter on Sunday. Luka Doncic led the scoring for the Mavericks with 37 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in the game. Ja Morant recorded 35 points and 13 rebounds for the Grizzlies.

The Philadelphia 76ers picked up a 115-106 win over the San Antonio Spurs in their NBA clash. Joel Embiid continued his fine run of form with 38 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers. Tobias Harris also recorded a double-double of his own with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Charlotte Hornets 113-91 in their clash on Sunday. Trae Young led the scoring for the Hawks with 30 points, four rebounds and four assists in the game.

Miami Heat defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in their NBA encounter. Jimmy Butler recorded a triple double in the game with 20 points, ten rebounds and 12 assists. LeBron James led the scoring with 33 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers.

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The Portland Trail Blazers picked up a win against the Toronto Raptors in their NBA clash on Sunday. CJ McCollum, Nassir Little and Anfernee Simons contributed 19 points each for the Trail Blazers.

The Orlando Magic picked up a shock 114-95 win over the Chicago Bulls. Moritz Wagner and his brother Franz contributed 23 and 18 points, respectively. DeMar DeRozan recorded 41 points for the Bulls in the encounter.

Jayson Tatum had a brilliant game for the Boston Celtics as they defeated the Washington Wizards 116-87. The American contributed 51 points and ten rebounds for the Celtics in the game.

RJ Barrett starred for the New York Knicks as they defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 110-102. The Canadian scored 28 points and 14 rebounds for the Knicks and Julius Randle contributed 24 points in the game.

Salahudeen Sulayman

Sulayman is a sports enthusiast and budding Sports writer. You can reach him on Twitter @Sulayman_Salah

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