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Thursday, December 12 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

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With 11 games of NBA action, there was no shortage of blockbuster performances!

Here are the key storylines from today's games:

  • Kawhi Leonard received his championship ring in Toronto, leading the Clippers to victory against his old team.
  • The Giannis-less Bucks extended their win streak to 16 games
  • James Harden continued his sizzling form, dropping 55 points on the Cavs
  • Devonte' Graham went OFF for a career-high 40 points in the Hornets' win over the Nets

Catch up on all the scores, stats, news and highlights from today's games.

Houston Rockets 116, Cleveland Cavaliers 110

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James Harden pours in 55 points and a career-high tying 10 threes to give the Rockets the W.

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Indiana Pacers 122, Boston Celtics 117

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Malcolm Brogdon powers the Pacers to a comeback win at home as they overcome a 44-point performance from Kemba Walker.

Los Angeles Lakers 94, Orlando Magic 87

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LeBron records his sixth triple-double of the season - 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.

Los Angeles Clippers 122, Toronto Raptors 92

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Kawhi Leonard picked up his championship ring and scored 23 points in his return to Toronto, one of seven Clippers in double figures.

Charlotte Hornets 112, Brooklyn Nets 108

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Devonte' Graham continues to look like a prime candidate for the league's Most Improved Player. His career-high 40 points led the Hornets to a comeback win in Brooklyn.

Chicago Bulls 136, Atlanta Hawks 102

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After scoring 18 points in the first half, Zach LaVine led the charge for the Bulls with 35 points as they cruised past the Atlanta Hawks.

Utah Jazz 127, Minnesota Timberwolves 116

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Donovan Mitchell finishes with 30 points, six assists and five rebounds to lead the Jazz to a much-needed road win over the Timberwolves.

Memphis Grizzlies 115, Phoenix Suns 108

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Rookie sensation Ja Morant finished with 13 points, six assists and one big slam.

Milwaukee Bucks 127, New Orleans Pelicans 112

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No Giannis, no problem. Led by 29 points from Eric Bledsoe and 24 from Khris Middleton, the Milwaukee Bucks make it 16 straight wins.

Sacramento Kings 94, Oklahoma City Thunder 93

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Bogdan Bogdanovic buried the game-winning triple, finishing the night with 17 points, while Buddy Hield led the way for the Kings with 23 points.

New York Knicks 124, Golden State Warriors 122 (OT)

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D'Angelo Russell's clutch three forced overtime, but the Knicks held on in the extra period to snap their 10-game losing streak.

Marcus Morris Sr. led the charge with 36 points and 10 rebounds.

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