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Monday, February 24 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

Seven games. 14 teams in action.

The NBA season rolled on with plenty of storylines to keep an eye on Monday.

  • In one of the league's oldest rivalries, LeBron James and Anthony Davis lifted the Los Angeles Lakers past the Boston Celtics
  • The Toronto Raptors earned the largest win in franchise history
  • The OKC Thunder moved closer to the top half of the West standings with a big win over the San Antonio Spurs
  • Zion Williamson scored a game-high 28 points as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Golden State Warriors

Here's more on each game…

Los Angeles Lakers 114, Boston Celtics 112

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It was a memorable game in which the stars shined the brightest. Jayson Tatum led all scorers as he tied a career-high with 41 points, Anthony Davis finished with 32 points and 13 rebounds while LeBron James finished with 29 points, nine assists and eight rebounds.

He also sank a turnaround jumper that would put the Lakers up for good.

Toronto Raptors 127, Indiana Pacers 81

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The Raptors cruise to their 17th win from their past 18 games with the biggest margin of victory in franchise history!

Six players scored in double figures, led by 21 points from Pascal Siakam, while Matt Thomas came off the bench with 17 points, knocking down 5-of-7 from the three-point line.

Denver Nuggets 128, Minnesota Timberwolves 116

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Six players score in double figures for the Nuggets as they snap their two-game skid.

Paul Millsap led the way with 25 points, while Nikola Jokic added 24 points, seven rebounds, and six assists.

Chicago Bulls 126, Washington Wizards 117

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Bradley Beal finished with 53 points but it wasn't enough as the Bulls snapped an eight-game losing streak behind 33 points from rookie Coby White, who put up 26 in the first half.

Oklahoma City Thunder 131, San Antonio Spurs 103

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OKC moved within 1.5 games of fourth in the West with a dominant win over San Antonio. In the process, Chris Paul moved up to seventh on the NBA's all-time steals list.

New Orleans Pelicans 115, Golden State Warriors 101

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Zion Williamson finished with 28 points (on 13-for-20 shooting) as the Pelicans win their second straight to move up to the West's 10th seed.

Portland Trail Blazers 107, Detroit Pistons 104

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With Damian Lillard sidelined, CJ McCollum finished with 41 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds while Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 32 points to lift the Blazers past the Pistons.

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