The second half of the NBA season continued with a seven-game slate.
From D.C. to Los Angeles, we've got you covered from coast to coast with final scores, news, stats, highlights and the top fantasy performers from the day.
Philadelphia 76ers 127, Washington Wizards 101
A comfortable road win for the Sixers was soured by a left knee injury to Joel Embiid. The All-Star big man hyper extended his knee in the third quarter and left the game.
Philadelphia's Joel Embiid will undergo an MRI on his left knee, sources tell ESPN. He left tonight's game vs. Washington after a hard fall to floor.- Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 13, 2021
Prior to the injury, Embiid was dominating the Wizards and still led the team in scoring with 23 points and seven rebounds in just 20 minutes of court time.
😤 😤 😤 pic.twitter.com/DED7M6atbt- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) March 13, 2021
Denver Nuggets 103, Memphis Grizzlies 102
A series of buckets down the stretch and a critical defensive play from Nikola Jokic ensures the Nuggets pick up a tough road win.
Jokic finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists on the night.
When in doubt, go to the MVP 😤 pic.twitter.com/QjXnkbDQ42- Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) March 13, 2021
Cleveland Cavaliers 82, New Orleans Pelicans 116
The Pelicans blew out the Cavs in a game that was never in doubt. Brandon Ingram led all scorers with 28 points, while Zion Williamson added 23 points and six rebounds in just 17 minutes.
Just watch @Zionwilliamson work pic.twitter.com/Cn5bPC1Dcg- New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) March 13, 2021
Miami Heat 101, Chicago Bulls 90
Jimmy Butler is tormented his old team to finish with 28 points and eight assists for the Heat who are still playing without Bam Adebayo.
Coast-to-coast for Jimmy Butler in a very familiar building.
Just sit back and enjoy this pic.twitter.com/ZZXuHBPbaD- Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) March 13, 2021
Orlando Magic 77, San Antonio Spurs 104
San Antonio trailed by double-digits early, but dominated the final three quarters with Dejounte Murray tallying 17 points, six rebounds and six assists.
just @DejounteMurray things 🤷♂️ pic.twitter.com/htz6MdbLV3- San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) March 13, 2021
Utah Jazz 114, Houston Rockets 99
A shorthanded Rockets made it interesting late, coming back from a 24-point deficit but the Jazz held on and snapped a 1-3 stretch.
The @utahjazz open the 2nd half of the season strong behind their #NBAAllStar trio. @spidadmitchell: 28 PTS, 7 REB, 8 AST@MCONLEY10: 20 PTS (8-12 FGM)@rudygobert27: 14 PTS, 13 REB, 6 BLK pic.twitter.com/ZT6yiJJPUT- NBA (@NBA) March 13, 2021
Los Angeles Lakers 105, Indiana Pacers 100
A big final quarter from Kyle Kuzma sparks the shorthanded Lakers to a comeback victory.
✨ 15 in the 4th for Kuz.. 24-7 @Lakers run to take the lead on NBA TV! ✨ pic.twitter.com/j5x8UOGxrb- NBA (@NBA) March 13, 2021
Top Fantasy Performers
Brandon Ingram: 28 points, seven rebounds, four assists, 11-for-14 FG
Nikola Jokic: 28 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists, two steals
Jimmy Butler: 28 points, eight assists, four steals, three rebounds
Donovan Mitchell: 28 points, eight assists, seven rebounds
Domantas Sabonis: 20 points, 14 rebounds, eight assists
Kyle Kuzma: 24 points, 13 rebounds
LeBron James: 18 points, 10 assists, three rebounds
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