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Friday, April 2 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

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The road to the postseason continues, with playoff seeding implications right throughout the seven-game slate.

Keep it right here for all your scores, news, updates and top fantasy performers throughout the day's play.

Washington Wizards 91, Detroit Pistons 120

31 points from Josh Jackson was enough to help the Pistons blow out the Wizards at home.

Still without Bradley Beal, the Wizards were led by Russell Westbrook who added another triple-double to his tally with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists.

Philadelphia 76ers 114, Cleveland Cavaliers 94

Making his first appearance since March 2020. Matthew Dellavedova checked into the game with 3:50 remaining in the first quarter.

Dellavedova tallied five assists in his 16 minutes of playing time.

Shake Milton led all scorers with 27 points while Dwight Howard added 18 points and 15 rebounds in the blow-out win for Philadelphia, who continue to await the return of Joel Embiid.

Kevin Love finished with 13 points in his return game for Cleveland.

Brooklyn Nets 111, Charlotte Hornets 89

Despite no James Harden and Kevin Durant, the Nets blowout the Hornets behind six double-digit scorers for the Nets.

Jeff Green top-scored with 21 points, Kyrie Irving stuffed the stat sheet with 15 points, 11 rebounds, eight assists, and two blocks, while LaMarcus Aldridge - on his debut - contributed across the board with 11 points, nine rebounds, six assists, and two blocks.

Orlando Magic 115, New Orleans Pelicans 110 [OT]

No Zion Williamson, no Lonzo Ball, and no Brandon Ingram and yet the shorthanded Pelicans took the Magic to overtime, where Terrence Ross iced the game with two key clutch jumpers.

Miami Heat 116, Golden State Warriors 109

Stephen Curry drops 36 in his second game after a return from a tailbone contusion but the Heat won their third straight and rose above .500 led by Jimmy Butler's performance.

Atlanta Hawks 134, San Antonio Spurs 129 [2OT]

It took two extra sessions but the Hawks recorded their second consecutive win in San Antonio, after previously losing 20 straight.

Denver Nuggets 101, LA Clippers 94

The new-look Nuggets starters came up huge, combining for 90 points in the road win in LA.

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