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Sunday, Jan. 31 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

The NBA season continued on Sunday with eight games.

Scroll below for final scores, stats and highlights from each contest.

Portland Trail Blazers 123, Chicago Bulls 122

The shorthanded Trail Blazers led by as many as 19 but the Bulls were pulling off a furious comeback in the fourth.

Portland survive on a buzzer-beating game-winning 3 by Damian Lillard, who finished with game-high tallies off 44 points and nine assists.

Charlotte Hornets 126, Milwaukee Bucks 114

A career-high 27 from LaMelo Ball sparks the Hornets to a huge upset win over the Bucks despite 34 points, 18 rebounds, and nine assists from Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Houston Rockets 126, New Orleans Pelicans 112

After the first 12 mins, the Rockets were down 35-27 but then outscored the Pelicans by 26 (48-22) in the second quarter to lead 75-57 at the half.

Houston never gave up that lead and went on to win their fifth straight and Christian Wood led from the front.

Miami Heat 105, Sacramento Kings 104

Jimmy Butler returns in nearly three weeks, records a near triple-double but it was Bam's clutch play that sealed the win for the Heat.

The win snaps Miami's five-game losing streak.

Los Angeles Lakers 96, Boston Celtics 95

It went down to the wire between the two most iconic franchises in NBA history.

The Celtics duo of Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum combine for 58 points on 25-of-37 shooting from the field but the Lakers hold on behind a 27-point, 14-rebound double-double from Anthony Davis and a 21-point, 7-rebound, 7-assist game from LeBron James.

Memphis Grizzlies 129, San Antonio Spurs 112

The Grizzlies play their first game in 12 days but show no rust, defeating the Spurs in San Antonio by a convincing margin.

Six Memphis players scored in double figures, led by the reigning rookie of the year Ja Morant, as the team extends their win streak to six.

Phoenix Suns 111, Dallas Mavericks 105

No Booker, no problem.

Chris Paul scored or assisted on 30 of the team's 34 fourth-quarter points as the Suns outscored Dallas by 11 in the final period.

Luka Doncic finished with 29 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists as the Mavericks lost their fifth straight and the eighth of their last 10.

Golden State Warriors 118, Detroit Pistons 91

Stephen Curry scores 28 on 11-of-17 shooting from the field as the Warriors cruised to victory over the Pistons.

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