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Saturday, Jan. 23 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

With 11 games of NBA action, there was plenty going on around the association.

We have you covered with final scores, news updates and more from each contest.

Chicago Bulls 123, Charlotte Hornets 110

Five Bulls score in double figures as they record three straight wins for the first time this season. Zach LaVine led the way with a team-high 25.

For the Hornets, Gordon Hayward scores a game-high 34 but can't stop the team from dropping their fourth straight.

Houston Rockets 103, Detroit Pistons 102

Seven Rockets scored in double figures led by 20 from Eric Gordon and a clutch performance from Sterling Brown.

The win snaps a three-game skid while for the Pistons, it's their third-straight loss.

Indiana Pacers 120, Orlando Magic 118

The Pacers require an extra session but they snap out of a two-game skid courtesy of Malcolm Brogdon's game-winner. He was the team's top scorer with 23

The Magic have now lost seven of their last eight.

Cleveland Cavaliers 125, Brooklyn Nets 113

A 20-5 run for the Cavaliers opened the game up for them. After his late explosion in the previous game, Collin Sexton finishes this one with 25 points, nine assists, and just the one turnover.

He was one of six Cavs in double figures. Meanwhile, for the Nets who were playing without Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving topped the charts with 38 points but couldn't light-up a comeback.

Philadelphia 76ers 122, Boston Celtics 110

For the second straight game, Joel Embiid goes for a big game against the Celtics with 38 points and 11 rebounds. Ben Simmons' 11 points in the fourth quarter was key to the team's late run that ensured the win.

Toronto Raptors 101, Miami Heat 81

No Lowry, no problem. The Raptors get back in the winning column, by defeating the Heat by 20 - bouncing back from a close loss from a couple of days earlier.

Atlanta Hawks 116, Minnesota Timberwolves 98

For the second straight game, Trae Young and Clint Capela stuffed the stat sheet in a win. Young erupted for 43 points while Capela recorded his first career triple-double with 13 points, 19 rebounds, and 10 blocks.

Atlanta have now won four of their last five after dropping four straight.

Dallas Mavericks 122, San Antonio Spurs 117

Luka Doncic's near-triple-double of 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds pushes the Mavericks past the Spurs.

Denver Nuggets 130, Phoenix Suns 126 [OT]

Chris Paul dished out a franchise-record 14 assists in the first half but the Nuggets rally from 14 down to win this one in overtime.

LA Clippers 120, Oklahoma City Thunder 106

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard combine for 60 as the Clippers cruised to a win over the Thunder - their sixth straight win.

Sacramento Kings 103, New York Knicks 94

Six Kings finish in double figures as the team beats the Knicks to snap their four-game skid. Harrison Barnes finsihed with 21 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists while for the Knicks, Julius Randle stuffed the stat sheet with 26 points, 15 rebounds, and four assists.

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