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Saturday, December 7 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

It was a huge Saturday of basketball in the NBA, with ten games on the schedule including a number of marquee matchups to keep an eye on.

  • Denver travelled to Boston as they looked to give the Celtics their first loss at home for the season
  • Miami attempted to protect an undefeated home record of their own against Washington
  • Kawhi Leonard v Giannis Antetokounmpo - enough said
  • Sacramento met San Antonio in a battle of two teams looking to keep pace in the playoff race
  • LeBron v Melo

Recap all the day's scores, highlights and news below!

Brooklyn 111 at Charlotte 104 -- FINAL

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Joe Harris was feeling it early in this one and it carried throughout the night, as he finished with 22 points on 6-for-8 from behind the three-point arc. Spencer Dinwiddie continued his strong play of late with a 13-point, 12-assist double-double.

Orlando 93 at Cleveland 87 -- FINAL

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It was a low scoring affair between the Magic and Cavaliers, but 21 points from Terrence Ross off the bench helped Orlando to pick up the win. Collin Sexton had 19 points for Cleveland.

Indiana 101 at Detroit 108 -- FINAL

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Andre Drummond put up a monster 25-point, 22-rebound double-double while Blake Griffin added 25 points of his own as the Pistons pulled off a surprise win over the Pacers.

Denver 95 at Boston 108 -- FINAL

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Nikola Jokic scores a season-high 30 but the Jayson Tatum records 26 points, seven rebounds and five assists to help the Celtics improve to their unbeaten home record to 9-0

Washington 103 at Miami 112 -- FINAL

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A career-high for Bam Adebayo and a second triple-double in three games for Jimmy Butler (28p/11r/11a) helps the Heat remain undefeated at home (8-0)

Golden State 100 at Chicago 98 -- FINAL

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This alley-oop between Draymond Green and Glenn Robinson III with almost a minute to go turns out to be the game-winner.

The Bulls lose the season series to the Warriors.

Minnesota 127 at Oklahoma City 139 -- FINAL [OT]

BOX SCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY

On the long pass from Steven Adams, Dennis Schroder forces overtime with this buzzer-beater at the end of regulation.

Then, the OKC Thunder dominate the overtime period. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 11 of the team's 17 points in the extra period to help them get back in the win column.

LA Clippers 91 at Milwaukee 119 -- FINAL

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The Bucks open the game up with a 41-11 in the second half, to eventually win by 28. They extend their win streak to 14 and sweep the season series with the Clippers.

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard only combined for 30 while Giannis Antetokounmpo had a double-double of 27 and 11 rebounds.

Sacramento 104 at San Antonio 105 -- FINAL

BOX SCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY

Spurs force overtime with this Marco Belinelli 3-pointer:

Then, win it courtesy of a Dejounte Murray game-winner!

The Spurs win their third straight home game while handing the Kings their fifth loss in the last six games.

LA Lakers 136 at Portland 113 -- FINAL

BOX S CORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY

The Lakers dominated from start to finish in this one, with Anthony Davis pouring in 39 points, and LeBron James adding 31 points, seven rebounds and eight assists.

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