Sunday, December 8 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

Five NBA games went down on Sunday, starting with an early matchup between the New Orleans Pelicans and Dallas Mavericks.

Follow below for the scores, highlights and top-scorers from each game.

Dallas Mavericks def. New Orleans Pelicans, 130-84


Boban Marjanovic records a 15-point, 16-rebound double-double in only 22 minutes of action.

Indiana Pacers def. New York Knicks, 104-103


Five players scored in double figures for the Pacers, led by T.J. Warren's 25, as the wrapped up a five-game road trip with a close win in New York.

This is the Knicks' 9th straight loss.

Philadelphia 76ers def. Cleveland Cavaliers, 141-94


With Joel Embiid sitting out, Ben Simmons took center stage against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The 76ers doubled up on the Cavaliers in the first quarter, 36-18, and never looked back after that. With this win, the 76ers improve to a league-best undefeated home record of 11-0.

Houston Rockets def. Phoenix Suns, 115-109


Russell Westbrook records his third consecutive third triple-double with 24 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. Along with Harden, the duo score 28 of the Rockets' 32 fourth-quarter points.

Harden scores 18 of his 34 in the fourth quarter as the Rockets win their fourth in the last five despite an efficient 35 from Devin Booker.

Utah Jazz def. Memphis Grizzlies, 126-112


The Jazz snap a 3-game losing streak with a comfortable home win vs. the Grizzlies.

Seven guys score in double figures led by Donovan Mitchell's 22 while Jeff Green contributes 19 on 7-of-9 shooting from the field.

Australian Joe Ingles records his first double-double of the season, finishing with 12 points, 10 assists, and four steals.

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