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Monday, March 2 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

With just over 20 games remaining in the season, the playoff push intensifies for a number of teams.

We had you covered with all the action from Monday's seven-game slate.

Milwaukee Bucks 93, Charlotte Hornets 85

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Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with the monster stat line of 41 points, 20 rebounds and six rebounds in just 35 minutes as the Bucks earned their sixth straight win.

Giannis made sure to add a monster dunk, too.

Dallas Mavericks 111, Minnesota Timberwolves 91

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38 points from Kristaps Porzingis lead the way for the Mavericks, who improve to 37-24 on the season.

LA Clippers 136, Philadelphia 76ers 130

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Sixers second-year guard Shake Milton exploded for a career-high 36 points but it ultimiately wasn't enough, as Kawhi Leonard paced the Clippers win with 30 points (on 50.0% shooting).

Denver Nuggets 133, Toronto Raptors 118

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Nikola Jokic notches his 12th triple-double of the season, with 23 points, 18 rebounds, and 11 assists - none better than this touchdown dime to Garry Harris.

Sacramento Kings 106, Detroit Pistons 100

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De'Aaron Fox leads the Kings with 23 points and seven assists, including the game-sealing bucket with 14.4 seconds remaining.

Los Angeles Lakers 122, New Orleans Pelicans 114

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LeBron James and Zion Williamson went head-to-head for the second time and there was no shortage of highlight-reel plays.

James recorded his 13th triple-double of the season with 34 points, 12 rebounds, and 13 assists, while Williamson poured in a career-high 35 points.

Washington Wizards 124, Golden State Warriors 110

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Bradley Beal remains unconcious, scoring 34 points with eight assists and seven 3s in a win over the Warriors. He has now scored 20-plus points in 18-straight games - a franchise record.

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