Thursday, April 22 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

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We had an action-packed 12-game slate with a ton of the league's superstars on display.

If you missed out on any of the games, we've got you covered right here with highlights and more from all the action on another busy day around the league.

Chicago Bulls 105, Cleveland Cavaliers 121

The Bulls are trying to stay alive in the playoff race and produced a disappointing performance against Cleveland.

Collin Sexton poured in 30 points and Darius Garland added 25 for the Cavs.

Oklahoma City Thunder 116, Indiana Pacers 122

Malcolm Brogdon put together a huge night to finish with 29 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists, while Caris LeVert added 28 points, five rebounds, six assists and four steals in the win for Indiana.

Phoenix Suns 116, Philadelphia 76ers 113

Chris Paul starred as the Phoenix Suns stay hot.

Paul led the Suns with 28 points and eight assists, while Joel Embiid had 38 points, 17 rebounds and four assists for Philadelphia.

After Paul missed a free-throw, this full-court heave from Embiid almost produced one of the most miraculous shots in history!

Brooklyn Nets 103, Toronto Raptors 114

Without Kevin Durant and James Harden, the Nets fall to the Raptors who stay alive in the Play-In Tournament race.

Pascal Siakam led Toronto with 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists, while Kyrie Irving had 28 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists and three steals for Brooklyn.

Golden State Warriors 114, Washington Wizards 118

Another game, another triple-double for Russell Westbrook, with the point guard finishing with 14 points, 20 rebounds and 10 assists.

Bradley Beal top scored with 29 points, while Steph Curry was held to just 18 points on 7-for-25 shooting.

Atlanta Hawks 127, New York Knicks 137 (OT)

Julius Randle exploded for 40 points as the Knicks ran away in overtime to secure a wild win at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks have now won eight straight games.

Trae Young left the game in the third quarter with a left ankle injury with further updates to come.

Utah Jazz 112, Houston Rockets 89

A typically balanced Utah offence led the way withut Donovan Mitchell. Jordan Clarkson finished with 22 points while Joe Ingles added 21.

Detroit Pistons 118, Dallas Mavericks 127

Luka Doncic fell one assists shy of a triple-double for Dallas, tallying 30 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Mavericks cruised at home.

Miami Heat 107, San Antonio Spurs 87

Trailing by two points at the half, the Heat used a dominant second half to blowout San Antonio.

Tyler Herro led the Heat with 22 points off the bench, while Jimmy Butler finished with 18 points and 11 assists.

Memphis Grizzlies 105, LA Clippers 117

Luke Kennard stepped up in the absence of many stars to drop 28 points, while Marcus Morris added 25 in a big win for the Clippers. Ja Morant led Memphis with 22 points. Jaren Jackson Jr. also made his long awaited return for the Grizzlies, finishing with 15 points and eight rebounds off the bench.

Denver Nuggets 106, Portland Trail Blazers 105

A pair of Nikola Jokic free throws with 40 seconds left was enough to help the Nuggets survive Portland. Norman Powell missed a potential game winning floater at the buzzer from the baseline.

Jokic finished with 25 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Nuggets.

Minnesota Timberwolves 125, Sacramento Kings 128

The Kings used two De'Aaron Fox free throws with 1.4 seconds left to help secure a tight win in a high scoring contest with the TImberwolves.

Fox finished with 30 points and seven assists on the night, while Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 for Minnesota.

Top fantasy performers

Malcolm Brogdon - 29 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists, one steal

Joel Embiid - 38 points, 17 rebounds, four assists, one steal, one block

Kyrie Irving - 28 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, three steals

Russell Westbrook - 14 points, 20 rebounds, 14 assists, three steals

Julius Randle - 40 points, 11 rebounds, six assists, 6-for-8 3P

Clint Capela - 25 points, 22 rebounds, two steals, one block

Luka Doncic - 30 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, two steals

De'Aaron Fox - 30 points, five rebounds, seven assists, two steals, one block

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