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Sunday, December 29 – Live NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

There were 14 games of NBA action, meaning 28 of the 30 teams in the league were playing today!

The only two teams that aren't playing are the Oklahoma City Thunder and Charlotte Hornets.

Take a look at some storylines that the packed slate provided

  • Raptors avenge their Christmas Day defeat with a win in Boston.
  • 76ers and the Heat provide another entertainer with an overtime clash in Miami.
  • Doncic goes off for another triple-double as the Mavs snap the Warriors win streak.
  • The Suns snap their 8-game losing streak with a road win in Sacramento.
  • LeBron James ensures the Lakers snap their 4-game skid with a win in Portland.
  • The Jazz hold the Clippers to 15 points in the 4th and win in LA.

Follow along with us for scores, and highlights.

Denver Nuggets def. Memphis Grizzlies, 119-110

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31 points. 10 rebounds. 10 assists. A monster game for Nikola Jokic.

Toronto Raptors def Boston Celtics, 113-97

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Kyle Lowry pours in 30 points as the Raptors get revenge from their Christmas Day defeat to the Celtics.

New Orleans Pelicans def Indiana Pacers, 120-98

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Brandon Ingram's 24 points led seven Pelicans in double figures as they make it three wins in a row.

A moment of history for the Holiday brothers, becoming the first three brothers to share the court at the same time in an NBA game.

Miami Heat def. Philadelphia 76ers, 117-116 [OT]

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Ben Simmons forces OT with a spectacular putback.

But the Heat remains undefeated in overtime periods this season.

New York Knicks def. Washington Wizards, 106-100

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The Knicks continue their good recent run. After a 4-20 start, they have won five of their last nine.

Julius Randle was the biggest contributor in this one with a double-double of 30 points and 16 rebounds.

Chicago Bulls def. Atlanta Hawks, 116-81

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John Collins scores a game-high 34 but six Bulls score in double figures led by Lauri Markannen's 25. The Hawks suffer their 10th straight defeat as the Bulls win consecutive home games for the first time this season.

Houston Rockets def. Brooklyn Nets, 108-98

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Harden drops 44 while Russell Westbrook finishes with a near triple-double (23 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists) as the Rockets split the season series with the Nets by winning this one at home.

Cleveland Cavaliers def. Minnesota Timberwolves, 94-88

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The Cavaliers register their 10th win of the season as rookie Darius Garland was the team's top contributor in this one with 18 points, three assists, two rebounds, and two steals.

Milwaukee Bucks def. Orlando Magic, 111-100

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No Giannis, no problem once again for the Bucks. They cruise past the Magic with the duo of Ersan Ilyasova (17 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists) and Khris Middleton (21 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds) finishing as the team's top contributors.

San Antonio Spurs def. Detroit Pistons, 136-109

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The Spurs avenge a 34-point loss in Detroit with a 27-point win against the Pistons in San Antonio. The duo of LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan combined for 54 in the win.

Dallas Mavericks def. Golden State Warriors, 141-121

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Luka Doncic finishes with a triple-double with 31 points, 15 assists, and 12 rebounds as the Mavericks snap the Warriors win streak despite 35 from D'Angelo Russell.


Phoenix Suns def. Sacramento Kings, 112-110

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Behind 32 points and 10 assists from Devin Booker, the Suns snap their eight-game losing streak with a road win in Sacramento. On the other hand, the defeat extend the Kings losing streak to 6.

Los Angeles Lakers def. Portland Trail Blazers, 128-120

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LeBron James records 21 points and 16 assists as the Lakers snap their four-game skid with a road win in Portland. Five other Lakers finish in double figures including 72 bench points as the Blazers lose their third straight.

Utah Jazz def. LA Clippers, 120-107

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Donovan Mitchell scored a team-high 30 as six Jazz players scored in double figures, to hand the Clippers their fourth loss in the last eight games. It has now been a fortnight since the Clippers have won consecutive games.

The Clippers also had six players in double figures but a 15-point fourth quarter didn't help their cause.

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