An exciting nine-game slate provided plenty of action and thrilling performances headlined by the marquee contest between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics.
In case you missed anything, we got you covered with the best game, top performers and the final scores.
Game of the Night
Despite missing Luka Doncic for the second straight game against the Suns in Phoenix, the Mavericks put up quite the fight.
In a game with 19 lead changes, Dallas was led by a 23-point, 12-rebound double-double by Kristaps Porzingis but they couldn't stop the streaking Suns.
Phoenix extended their win streak to 11 games with this 112-104 victory. Six players scored in double figures, led by 19 from Devin Booker while Chris Paul stuffed the stat sheet with 18 points, 14 assists, five rebounds and three steals.
Highlight of the Night
Everybody knows how former Slam Dunk Champion Derrick Jones Jr. In case anybody forgot, the Bulls forward gave everbody a reminder:
DERRICK JONES JR. THROWS DOWN IN DENVER@NBCSChicago | @TheRea1DJones pic.twitter.com/1DtKAyQWDj- Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) November 20, 2021
Performance of the Night
After a slow start to the season, James Harden has been making huge strides towards reaching the standard of play that we associate with him.
He stuffed the stat sheet against the Magic, helping the Nets flip a 19-point deficit into a win.
36 PTS, 10 REB, 8 AST, 3 STL, 2 BLK@JHarden13 does it all in the @BrooklynNets win. pic.twitter.com/aYWo0LCxCI- NBA (@NBA) November 20, 2021
He wasn't necessarily efficient in this game but attempted as many as 20 free-throws, the most in his career with the Nets.
Top Fantasy Performers
LaMelo Ball (CHA): 32 PTS, 11 REBS, 8 ASTS, 1 STL
Jayson Tatum (BOS): 37 PTS, 11 REBS, 3 STLS, 2 ASTS, 1 BLK
James Harden (BKN): 36 PTS, 10 REBS, 8 ASTS, 3 STLS, 2 BLKS
Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL): 21 PTS, 19 REBS, 7 ASTS, 4 BLKS, 2 STLS
Zach LaVine (CHI): 36 PTS, 5 REBS, 4 ASTS
Chris Paul (PHX): 18 PTS, 14 ASTS, 5 REBS, 3 STLS
Pascal Siakam (TOR): 32 PTS, 8 REBS, 2 BLKS, 1 STL
Charlotte Hornets 121, Indiana Pacers 118
Golden State Warriors 105, Detroit Pistons 102
Boston Celtics 130, Los Angeles Lakers 108
Brooklyn Nets 115, Orlando Magic 113
Milwaukee Bucks 96, Oklahoma City Thunder 89
New Orleans Pelicans 94, LA Clippers 81
Chicago Bulls 114, Denver Nuggets 108
Phoenix Suns 112, Dallas Mavericks 104
Toronto Raptors 108, Sacramento Kings 89
NBA Schedule: Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021
Houston Rockets at New York Knicks
Miami Heat at Washington Wizards
New Orleans Pelicans at Indiana Pacers
Oklahoma City Thunder at Boston Celtics
Charlotte Hornets at Atlanta Hawks
Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks
Memphis Grizzlies at Minnesota Timberwolves
Philadelphia 76ers at Portland Trail Blazers
Utah Jazz at Sacramento Kings
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