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Thursday, December 19 – Live NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

The NBA season continued with a nine-game slate Wednesday night.

Follow along below for updates, highlights, stats and scores as 18 teams took the court

Cleveland Cavaliers 100, Charlotte Hornets 98

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Terry Rozier goes off for a career-high 35 points but can't ensure a win for the Hornets. For the Cavaliers, Collin Sexton top scored with 23 points while Kevin Love had a near triple-double with 16 points, 14 rebounds, and seven assists.

Toronto Raptors 112, Detroit Pistons 99

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Kyle Lowry records his 15th career triple-double as the Raptors beat the Pistons for the third straight win. Serge Ibaka contributed with 25 points and 13 rebounds while Pascal Siakam had 26.

Chicago Bulls 110, Washington Wizards 109 [OT]

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Zach LaVine shoots five free-throws in the final six seconds of regulation as the Bulls come from 18 down to win by 1 point in overtime.

Lauri Markannen top scored with 31.

Miami Heat 108, Philadelphia 76ers 104

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The Miami Heat win another big one on the road, this time handing the Philadelphia 76ers their first home loss of the season.

Five players scored in double figures for the Heat led by 26 from undrafted rookie Kendrick Nunn. For the 76ers, Joel Embiid was the big contributor with 22 points, 19 rebounds, three assists, and two blocks.

New Orleans Pelicans 107, Minnesota Timberwolves 99

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Brandon Ingram scores 34 as the Pelicans snap their 13-game losing streak while handing the Timberwolves their eighth straight loss.

Oklahoma City Thunder 126, Memphis Grizzlies 122

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Dennis Schroder scores 31 as the OKC Thunder comeback from 20+ for the second straight game.

Denver Nuggets 113, Orlando Magic 104

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The Magic suffer their second straight loss and now head to Portland to wrap up their 4-game road trip.

Boston Celtics 109, Dallas Mavericks 103

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The Celtics bounce back from two straight losses with a convincing road win in Dallas.

Portland Trail Blazers 122, Golden State Warriors 112

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Portland begin a four-game homestand with a comfortable win vs. the Warriors.

CJ McCollum had 30, Hassan Whiteside finished with 16 points and 23 rebounds as they hand the Warriors their 5th straight loss.

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