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Friday, October 29 (ET) – Best game, highlight, performance of the night and top fantasy performers

This was a fun night around the NBA.

We had rookie battles, vintage veteran performances and statement wins.

If you missed any of the action check in here for the scores, highlights and best performances of the night.

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Game of the Night

It wasn't the closest game of the night but it was the most entertaining. The Los Angeles Lakers held off a gallant Cleveland Cavaliers squad that continues to make waves in the Eastern Conference.

Leading by just three points heading into the fourth quarter, a Carmelo Anthony-inspired burst proved too much to overcome for Cleveland.

Melo continued his strong start to the season to finish with 24 points on 6-for-8 shooting from beyond the arc.

Don't sleep on the Cavs though, this is a sneaky exciting team to watch. Impressive rookie Evan Mobley put up his latest big line to finish with 23 points and six rebounds.

Be sure to catch the highlights of this one...there were plenty.

Highlight of the Night

You didn't have to do him like this, KD!

Durant finished with 22 points in the Nets win over Indiana, with three of them coming on this brutal crossover on Torry Craig.

This play provided the highlight of the night, but credit to Craig for producing a big night of his own with 28 points and 11 rebounds.

Performance of the Night

Do we think Jimmy Butler is out to prove a point in 2021-22?

Butler was sensational in Miami's big win over Charlotte, finishing with 32 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.

The Heat are now 4-1 on the season and looking every bit the contender they hoped to become with the addition of Kyle Lowry and PJ Tucker in the offseason.

Fantasy Basketball lines of the Night

Scottie Barnes (TOR) - 21 PTS, 9 REB, 2 STL

Torrey Craig (IND) - 28 PTS, 11 REB, 3 AST

James Harden (BKN) - 29 PTS, 8 REB, 8 AST, 16-19 FT

Kevin Durant (BKN) - 22 PTS, 11 REB, 7 AST

Jimmy Butler (MIA) - 32 PTS, 10 REB, 5 AST

Bam Adebayo (MIA) - 26 PTS, 19 REB, 2 STL

Harrison Barnes (SAC) - 18 PTS, 12 REB, 2 AST

Jonas Valanciunas (NOP) - 24 PTS, 13 REB, 2 BLK

Nikola Jokic (DEN) - 11 PTS, 16 REB, 8 REB

Paul George (LAC) - 42 PTS, 8 REB, 2 AST

Damian Lillard (POR) - 25 PTS, 4 REB, 6 AST

Evan Mobley (CLE) - 23 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST

Carmelo Anthony (LAL) - 24 PTS, 5 REB, 6-8 3P

Final Scores

Orlando Magic 109, Toronto Raptors 110

Indiana Pacers 98, Brooklyn Nets 105

Charlotte Hornets 99, Miami Heat 114

Sacramento Kings 113, New Orleans Pelicans 109

Dallas Mavericks 75, Denver Nuggets 106

LA Clippers 92, Portland Trail Blazers 111

Cleveland Cavaliers 101, Los Angeles Lakers 113

NBA Schedule: Saturday, Oct. 30, 2022

Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards

Orlando Magic vs. Detroit Pistons

New York Knicks vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers

Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Utah Jazz vs. Chicago Bulls

Miami Heat vs. Memphis Grizzlies

San Antonio Spurs vs. Milwaukee Bucks

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Golden State Warriors

Denver Nuggets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Phoenix Suns

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