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Nuggets, Bucks swell NBA playoffs qualifiers to 7 with wins

Jazz, 76ers, Trail Blazers all win

Denver Nuggets booked their place in the playoffs of the NBA and defeated the New York Knicks 113-97 thanks in part to the efforts of Nikola Jokic who finished with a double double of 32 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists.

Milwaukee Bucks secured a narrow 135-134 win over the Washington Wizards to book their passage into the playoff tournament of the NBA. Jrue Holiday led the scoring for the Bucks with 29 points, and he also added 5 rebounds and 6 assists.

Boston Celtics defeated the Orlando Magic 132-96 in their NBA encounter. Kemba Walker finished the game with 32 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists.

Damian Lillard led the Portland Trail Blazers to a 141-105 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA on Wednesday. Lillard contributed 32 points, 3 rebounds and 9 assists for the Trail Blazers.

Playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Houston Rockets 135-115 in their NBA game on Wednesday. Joel Embiid led the scoring for the 76ers as he contributed 34 points with 12 rebounds and 2 assists in the game.

Ja Morant was impressive for the Memphis Grizzlies as they defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 139-135 in the NBA. Morant finished the game with 37 points, 4 rebounds and 10 assists for his side.

Sacramento Kings picked up a 104-93 win over the Indiana Pacers in the NBA on Wednesday. Marvin Bagley III led the scoring for the Kings with 31 points and 12 rebounds.

Atlanta Hawks pulled off an important 135-103 win over the Phoenix Suns in their NBA encounter. Trae Young contributed a double double for the Hawks in the game, with his 16 points, 2 rebounds and 12 assists proving very useful to the Hawks.

Utah Jazz defeated the San Antonio Spurs 126-94 in their NBA encounter to return to the top of the Western Conference. Jordan Clarkson led the scoring for the Jazz with his contribution of 30 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists.

Salahudeen Sulayman

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

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