With seven NBA games to look forward to on Friday, there was plenty on the line including a battle in Los Angeles between the Lakers and Clippers. If you missed any of the action we've got you covered below for live updates, stats and highlights from each contest.
Chicago Bulls 120, Charlotte Hornets 99
Zach LaVine returned to finish with 13 points as the Bulls blew out the Hornets.
Nikola Vucevic had a big night for Chicago with 29 points and 14 rebounds.
Zach gets a quick bucket in his first game back!@NBCSChicago | @ZachLaVine pic.twitter.com/t6QJPc77sB- Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) May 6, 2021
Washington Wizards 131, Toronto Raptors 129 (OT)
It was a wild one in Tampa Bay, with Fred VanVleet tying the game at 115 to take it to overtime! Remarkably, it was the first OT game of the season for Toronto.
BET ON YOURSELF!!!! pic.twitter.com/XG2rwlBovQ- Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) May 7, 2021
The Wizards would hold on in the extra period, with Russell Westbrook recording yet another triple-double to finish with 13 points, 17 rebounds and 17 assists.
Triple-double #𝟏𝟖𝟎.- Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) May 7, 2021
Only one behind Oscar Robertson. pic.twitter.com/i6Le6Z5uEl
Brooklyn Nets 109, Dallas Mavericks 113
24 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists from Luka Doncic helped the Mavericks pick up a big win at home. Kyrie Irving was huge for Brooklyn, finishing with 45 points on 17-for-31 shooting.
KYRIE 💨💨 pic.twitter.com/47qiQLjJou- Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) May 7, 2021
Memphis Grizzlies 97, Detroit Pistons 111
The Grizzlies have dropped another one, falling on the road to Detroit. Cory Joseph led the Pistons with 18 points and 11 assists.
Jaren Jackson Jr. with the huge putback!
WATCH YOUR HEAD TRIP 🦄@jarenjacksonjr | #GrzNxtGen pic.twitter.com/UN5H6skwDS- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) May 7, 2021
Atlanta Hawks 126, Indiana Pacers 133
Caris LeVert dropped 31 points and 12 assists, while Domantas Sabonis tallied 30 points, eight rebounds and nine assists in the win for Indiana.
Trae Young top scored for the Hawks with 30 points of his own.
.@CarisLeVert went to 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤 tonight 💼- Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) May 7, 2021
31 PTS | 12 AST | 3 BLK | 2 STL pic.twitter.com/z9dhCFlxdW
Oklahoma City Thunder 97, Golden State Warriors 118
Steph Curry dropped 34 points and Andrew Wiggins added 18 as the Warriors move into eight seed with a big win over Oklahoma City.
fake a shot- Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 7, 2021
& make a #SPLASH💦
📺 @NBCSAuthentic pic.twitter.com/iDpy1lGV8i
Los Angeles Lakers 94, LA Clippers 118
24 points and seven rebounds from Paul George was enough to help the Clippers blow out the Lakers at Staples Center.
Anthony Davis appeared to sprain his ankle in the second quarter before heading to the locker room and being ruled out with back spasms.
Create space and knock it down. 👌🏾 pic.twitter.com/eC3rlXKmJo- LA Clippers (@LAClippers) May 7, 2021