Sunday, January 12 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

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We had seven games around the Association today, headlined by some big performances from James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kyle Kuzma and Jayson Tatum.

Catch up on all the scores, stats, highlights and top performers from today's games below:

Houston Rockets def. Minnesota Timberwolves, 139-109


Congratulations to James Harden, who scored the 20,000th point of his NBA career in the first half!

Harden finished with 32 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists in 27 minutes of action.

Boston Celtics def. New Orleans Pelicans, 140-105


Jayson Tatum leads the Celtics to a commanding victory with a career-high 41 points, doing so on 16-for-22 shooting from the field and 6-for-9 from 3-point range. Tatum did all his scoring through three quarters.

Chicago Bulls def. Detroit Pistons, 108-99


Luke Kornet comes up big off the bench with season-highs of 15 points and six rebounds. The Bulls outscored the Pistons by 20 points in his 25 minutes on the court.

Los Angeles Lakers def. Oklahoma City Thunder, 125-110


With LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Danny Green on the sideline, Kyle Kuzma carries the Lakers to victory with a season-high 36 points.

Dallas Mavericks def. Philadelphia 76ers, 109-91


Luka Doncic powers through a rough shooting night (4-15 FG) to finish with 19 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds.

Cleveland Cavaliers def. Denver Nuggets, 111-103


Collin Sexton was the star of the show for the Cavaliers. He scored a team-high 25 points on 9-for-18 shooting from the field.

The Cavaliers also got a boost from their frontcourt, with Kevin Love, Tristan Thompson and Cedi Osman each recording double-doubles.

Milwaukee Bucks def. Portland Trail Blazers, 122-101


The Bucks' big three of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe combined for 91 points in the win as they move to a 35-6 record at the halfway mark of the season.

Antetokounmpo recorded 32 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, while Middleton added 30 points and Bledsoe 29.

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