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Friday, March 12 – Scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

The second half of the 2020-21 NBA season was underway and tonight marks the first full slate of games since the All-Star break.

We'll have you covered with live updates, highlights and more from all the action.

Detroit Pistons 102, Charlotte Hornets 105

A Terry Rozier midrange floater with 9.1 seconds left gave the Hornets a 105-100 lead to help ice the win for Charlotte.

The bucket capped a 12-point fourth quarter for Rozier, as the guard put on a show to close out the win.

Boston Celtics 109, Brooklyn Nets 121

Kyrie Irving had some fun against his old team in this one, pouring in 40 points to lift the Nets to a big win at home. James Harden added 22 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.

Atlanta Hawks 121, Toronto Raptors 120

TONY SNELL GAME WINNER AT THE BUZZER!

37 points from Trae Young led the way, but it was this long range attempt from Snell that lifted the Hawks to a big win over the Raptors.

Orlando Magic 103, Miami Heat 111

A huge night from Jimmy Butler lifted the Heat over their Florida rivals without Bam Adebayo in the lineup.

Butler had 27 points, eight rebounds and 11 assists on the night.

Philadelphia 76ers 127, Chicago Bulls 105

The 76ers started the second half of the season without Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons, who both missed the All-Star Game due to health and safety protocols.

Without the two All-Stars, Tobias Harris led the way with 24 points for Philly.

New York Knicks 101, Milwaukee Bucks 134

The high powered Bucks offence has taken control in Milwaukee, as they lead the Knicks 68-51 at halftime. Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

RJ Barrett is not messing around out of the All-Star break with this HUGE stuff!

Minnesota Timberwolves 135, New Orleans Pelicans 105

Anthony Edwards poured in 27 points as the T-Wolves overcame a double-digit deficit to blow out the Pelicans on the road.

The Pelicans may have lost, but this Zion poster was still a highlight.

Dallas Mavericks 108, Oklahoma City Thunder 116

Without Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, the Dallas Mavericks were playing from behind all night against the Thunder.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was dominant for OKC with 32 points and six assists.

LA Clippers 130, Golden State Warriors 104

Leonard stuffs the stat sheet with 28 points, nine rebounds, four assists, and three steals in a huge win for the Clippers.

Phoenix Suns 127, Portland Trail Blazers 121

Devin Booker poured in 35 points for Phoenix, as the Suns outscored the Blazers 37-27 in the fourth quarter to win on the road.

Sacramento Kings 125, Houston Rockets 105

Six players score in double figures led by De'Aaron Fox as the Kings hand the Rockets their 14th consecutive loss.

Top Fantasy Performers

Kyrie Irving: 40 PTS, 8 REBS, 3 ASTS

James Harden: 22 PTS, 10 REBS, 8 ASTS

Jimmy Butler: 27 PTS, 11 ASTS, 8 REBS

Nikola Vucevic: 24 PTS, 17 REBS, 3 ASTS

Giannis Antetokounmpo: 24 PTS, 10 REBS, 10 ASTS, 1 STL, 1 BLK

Kawhi Leonard: 28 PTS, 9 REBS, 4 ASTS, 3 STLS

Devin Booker: 35 PTS, 8 ASTS, 5 REBS

De'Aaron Fox: 30 PTS, 9 ASTS, 7 REBS, 2 STLS

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