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NBA Scores: Best game, highlights, top fantasy performers from Monday, November 8 (ET)

Monday's eight-game slate provided historic performances, thrilling overtime games, and plenty of exciting plays.

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Catch up on all the news, scores and highlights right here.

Game of the Night

The veteran Los Angeles Lakers, without LeBron James, survived plenty of fourth-quarter drama including a Rajon Rondo ejection and multiple late technicals to defeat the Charlotte Hornets in overtime.

Carmelo Anthony exploded for 29 points off the bench, Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double with 17 points, 14 assists, 12 rebounds while Anthony Davis stuffed the stat sheet with 32 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks, four assists and three steals.

These contributions helped the Lakers overcome LaMelo Ball's triple-double of 25 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists.

Highlight of the Night

A crazy thrilling back-and-forth final minute ends with Karl-Anthony Towns' high-arching buzzer-beater from long distance that forced overtime

Timberwolves went on to lose the game in overtime but those extra five minutes wouldn't have been played out if it wasn't for KAT's shot.

Performance of the Night

No debate here. Stephen Curry.

Top Fantasy Performers

Kevin Durant (BKN): 38 PTS, 10 REBS, 4 ASTS

Nikola Vucevic (CHI): 11 PTS, 13 REBS, 5 ASTS, 3 BLKS, 1 STL

Ja Morant (MEM): 33 PTS, 8 ASTS, 6 REBS, 1 STL, 1 BLK

Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN): 25 PTS, 13 REBS, 3 ASTS, 2 BLKS, 1 STL

Nikola Jokic (DEN): 25 PTS, 15 REBS, 10 ASTS, 2 STLS, 2 BLKS

Ja Morant (MEM): 33 PTS, 8 ASTS, 6 REBS, 1 STL, 1 BLK

LaMelo Ball (CHA): 25 PTS, 15 REBS, 11 ASTS, 1 STL, 1 BLK

Anthony Davis (LAL): 32 PTS, 12 REBS, 5 BLKS, 4 ASTS, 3 STLS

Russell Westbrook (LAL): 17 PTS, 14 ASTS, 12 REBS, 3 STLS

Final Scores

New York Knicks 103, Philadelphia 76ers 96

Chicago Bulls 118, Brooklyn Nets 95

Dallas Mavericks 108, New Orleans Pelicans 92

Memphis Grizzlies 125, Minnesota Timberwolves 118 [OT]

Denver Nuggets 113, Miami Heat 96

Golden State Warriors 127, Atlanta Hawks 113

Phoenix Suns 109, Sacramento Kings 104

Los Angeles Lakers 126, Charlotte Hornets 123 [OT]

NBA Schedule: Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021

Milwaukee Bucks at Philadelphia 76ers

Atlanta Hawks at Utah Jazz

Portland Trail Blazers at LA Clippers

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