Monday, December 9 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

The week of NBA action closed with a slate of eight games.

With 16 teams in action, here are the biggest storylines at the end of it all:

  • The 76ers hand the Raptors their third straight loss
  • The Clippers look to bounce back with a convincing win in Washington.
  • Luka Doncic makes history but Mavs rally falls short to the Kings.
  • AD drops 50 as Lakers improve to a league-best record of 21-3

Brooklyn Nets 105, Denver Nuggets 102


Spencer Dinwiddie buries the go-ahead bucket with 26.3 seconds remaining to seal the W.

He led the Nets with 24 points and eight assists!

Atlanta Hawks 122, Charlotte Hornets 107


Trae Young records 30 points and nine assists, leading six players to score in double figures.

Vince Carter came off the bench with 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting!

Miami Heat 110, Chicago Bulls 105 - OT


Tyler Herro finished with a game-high 27. He scored 11 in overtime and 16 of the team's last 18 points while Jimmy Butler (23p/7a/6r) and Bam Adebayo (21p/13r/6a/3s) stuffed the stat sheet to help the Heat remained undefeated at home (10-0).

Philadelphia 76ers 110, Toronto Raptors 104


The Philadelphia 76ers improve to 12-0 at home behind an impressive victory over the defending champions.

Tobias Harris top scores with 26 while Joel Embiid (10p/8r/6a) and Ben Simmons (16p/11r/9a) record near triple-doubles as the 76ers win their 10th game of the last 12.

For the Raptors, Kyle Lowry top scored with 26.

LA Clippers 135, Washington Wizards 119


The Clippers bounce back from a blowout loss in Milwaukee with a win in Washington.

Kawhi Leonard scores a game-high 34 points (12-18 FG's) while Paul George stuff the stat sheet with 27 points, six rebounds, six assists, and four steals. Davis Bertans top scored for the Wizards with 25.

Sacramento Kings 110, Dallas Mavericks 106


Luka Doncic makes history but the Mavericks' 24-point comeback falls short as the Sacramento Kings, led by Buddy Hield's 26 points, snapped their four-game road losing streak.

Oklahoma City Thunder 108, Portland Trail Blazers 96


Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as the Thunder outscore the Blazers 26-18 in the final period to win their first (of three) against the Portland franchise.

Los Angeles Lakers 142, Minnesota Timberwolves 125


Anthony Davis drops 50 and LeBron James records 32 points and 13 assists as the Lakers improve to a league-best 21-13 record.

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