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Thursday, December 5 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

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There were 10 games of NBA action on Thursday.

Some of the main storylines to follow coming in included:

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks took a 12-game winning streak into Detroit against the Pistons.
  • Markelle Fultz scored a career-high 20 points last night, did he keep that rolling against the Suns?
  • Trae Young and Spencer Dinwiddie have both been on a tear - they went head-to-head in Hawks-Nets.
  • One game after handing the Raptors their first home loss, the Heat travelled to Boston looking to handle the Celtics their first loss at home.
  • Two fantasy basketball monsters in Luka Doncic and Karl-Anthony Towns face off in Mavericks-Timberwolves.
  • Could the Jazz get back on track against the first-place Lakers?

Check out how the day unfolded below, with highlights, stats and news below!

Golden State Warriors 91 at Charlotte Hornets 106 -- FINAL


Devonte' Graham tied the Hornets franchise record for ten triples as Charlotte took the double-digit win over Golden State.

Milwaukee Bucks 127 at Detroit Pistons 103 -- FINAL


Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 35 points and nine rebounds, as the Bucks extend their winning streak to 13 and move to 19-3 on the season.

Phoenix Suns 114 at Orlando Magic 128 -- FINAL


The Magic secured their third straight victory, on the back of a 32 point night from Aaron Gordon, who was at his high flying best against the Suns. Frank Kaminsky had 23 point for Phoenix.

Brooklyn Nets 130 at Atlanta Hawks 118 -- FINAL


It was a balanced Brooklyn offence that led to a win for the Nets, with four players scoring 20 plus points.

Trae Young had 39 points and 10 assists for the Hawks.

Miami Heat 93 at Boston Celtics 112 -- FINAL


Jaylen Brown finished with 31 points, while Kemba Walker added 28 as the Celtics remain undefeated at home.

Memphis Grizzlies 99 at Chicago Bulls 106 -- FINAL


Zach LaVine continued his recent hot streak, pouring in 25 points to go with six rebounds and six assists, as the Bulls held of the Grizzlies.

Indiana Pacers 107 at Oklahoma City Thunder 100 -- FINAL


Seven players finished in double-digit scoring for the Pacers, with Domantis Sabonis reeling in 13 rebounds to go with his 17 points.

Minnesota Timberwolves 114 at Dallas Mavericks 121 -- FINAL


Luka Doncic had a modest night (by his standards) with 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists, while Dwight Powell led all scorers with 24 on a perfect 9-for-9 from the field.

Los Angeles Lakers 121 at Utah Jazz 96 -- FINAL


The struggles for Utah continued against the Lakers, as this one was never really close.

Anthony Davis had 26 points, while LeBron James added 20 points and 12 assists, as the Lakers moved to 19-3 on the season.

Sacramento Kings 116 at Portland Trail Blazers 127 -- FINAL


C.J McColloum had 33 points, Damian Lillard had 24 and Carmelo Anthony chipped in with 20 as the Trail Blazers continued to pick up form after a slow start to the season.

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