There were nine games of NBA action on this Thursday, headlined by a clash between surging Eastern Conference opponents in the Raptors and Heat, a heavyweight battle out west between the Lakers and Jazz and much more.
Scroll below for the final scores, highlights and more from around the league.
Golden State Warriors 111, Indiana Pacers 107
The Warriors, on the second night of a back-to-back, come into Indiana and win. They split their four-game road trip 2-2.
All-around games from @StephenCurry30 and @Money23Green lead the @warriors to victory! 🔥- NBA (@NBA) February 25, 2021
Steph: 24 PTS, 8 REB, 8 AST, 2 STL
Draymond: 12 PTS, 9 REB, 11 AST, 3 STL pic.twitter.com/HFqGyCSIGt
For the Pacers, Malcolm Brogdon was the top scorer with 24 while Domantas Sabonis stuffed the stat sheet with 22 points, 16 rebounds, four assists, and two steals.
Atlanta Hawks 127, Boston Celtics 112
Danilo Gallinari's huge game helps the Hawks win their third in the last five while handing the Celtics their third straight loss and the eighth of their last 11.
🐓 38 PTS on 13-16 shooting for Gallo- NBA (@NBA) February 25, 2021
🐓 10 3s (career high & franchise record)@gallinari8888 WENT OFF in the @ATLHawks win. pic.twitter.com/H6mZF80GSo
Cleveland Cavaliers 112, Houston Rockets 96
After losing 10 straight, the Cavaliers have second consecutive while handing the Rockets their ninth straight loss. Jarrett Allen had a huge game with 26 points, 18 rebounds, and four blocks.
Jarrett Allen. Doing WORK.- NBA (@NBA) February 25, 2021
🔥 26 PTS
🔥 18 REB
🔥 4 BLK
🔥 10-11 FGM@_bigjayy_ x @cavs pic.twitter.com/tqRzS5J7Xl
Miami Heat 116, Toronto Raptors 108
A big game from Jimmy Butler helps the Heat win their fourth straight.
Jimmy gave us a show tonight.- Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 25, 2021
27 Pts / 8 Rebs / 10 Asts / 1 Blk / 3 Stls pic.twitter.com/25HKRWsigg
Chicago Bulls 133, Minnesota Timberwolves 126
Behind LaVine's big game, the Bulls win their third straight and their fifth in the last six.
Zach LaVine drops 35 PTS on 14-21 shooting the day after being named an #NBAAllStar for the 1st time!@ZachLaVine x @chicagobulls pic.twitter.com/JlKEr8weO3- NBA (@NBA) February 25, 2021
New Orleans Pelicans 128, Detroit Pistons 118
Zion Williamson barrels through the entire Pistons defence to score just before the half-time buzzer.
💪 @Zionwilliamson (32 PTS, 13-18 FGM) leads the @PelicansNBA to victory!#NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/6oU925d2vF- NBA (@NBA) February 25, 2021
Oklahoma City Thunder 102, San Antonio Spurs 99
Canadians star for the Thunder! SGA drops a career-high 42 while Luguentz Dort nails the game-winning 3 at the buzzer.
‼️LU DORT FOR THE WIN ‼️ pic.twitter.com/KbgkdB0C5f- OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) February 25, 2021
Charlotte Hornets 124, Phoenix Suns 121
Seven Hornets scored in double figures as the Hornets record an impressive road win against the Suns.
LaMelo❗️late in the @hornets win. pic.twitter.com/6pVHtFWZ6P- NBA (@NBA) February 25, 2021
Utah Jazz 114, Los Angeles Lakers 89
The Jazz pulled away early and never looked back.
14 Jazz triples in the 1st half on ESPN! 🔥- NBA (@NBA) February 25, 2021
Conley: 4 threes
Clarkson: 3 threes
Bogdanovic: 3 threes pic.twitter.com/Xwt6BZw6i1
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