The NBA season continued on Thursday with nine games.
Scroll below for the final scores, news updates, stats and highlights from each game.
Cleveland Cavaliers 145, Brooklyn Nets 137
Collin Sexton gets red-hot in overtime, scoring 20 straight over the two extra periods to help the Cavs spoil the Nets' debut of their new Big 3.
The Cavaliers guard finished with a career-high 42 while the Nets superstar trio put up big numbers as well - Kevin Durant (38 points, 12 rebounds, 8 assists, 4 blocks), Kyrie Irving (37 points), and James Harden (21 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds).
Collin Sexton drops a career-high 42 PTS and closes out the Nets in 2OT 🔥- Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 21, 2021
YOUNG BULL COULD NOT BE STOPPED pic.twitter.com/MeBttn6uDa
Dallas Mavericks 124, Indiana Pacers 112
Luka Doncic puts up a triple-double and Kristaps Porzingis has the best game of his young season with 27 points and 13 rebounds as the Mavericks snapped their 3-game skid to improve to 7-7.
Like we said: pic.twitter.com/XxKKhK7FWB- Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) January 21, 2021
Philadelphia 76ers 117, Boston Celtics 109
WIthout Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics put up a fight but were no match for Joel Embiid's dominance. The center put up 42 points and shot more free-throws than the entire Celtics squad.
𝙶𝙰𝙼𝙴 𝙷𝙸𝙶𝙷𝙻𝙸𝙶𝙷𝚃𝚂- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) January 21, 2021
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📼 presented by @PALottery pic.twitter.com/pRhJFYsfiS
Atlanta Hawks 123, Detroit Pistons 115 [OT]
John Collins' clutch block helps the Hawks force overtime after they rallied back from 17 down.
J🚫HN- Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 21, 2021
In overtime, the Hawks outscored the Pistons 17-9 to cap-off the comeback win. Trae Young puts up 38 points and 10 assists while Collins finishes with 31 and 11. Center Clint Capela also put up huge numbers:
Clint Capela tonight:- StatMuse (@statmuse) January 21, 2021
He's the first player with a 25p/25r/5b game since Shaquille O'Neal in 2004. pic.twitter.com/T17IPoKpwI
Miami Heat 111, Toronto Raptors 102
A big game from Kendrick Nunn helped the Heat snapped the Raptors' 3-game winning streak.
Starting behind the arc.- Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) January 21, 2021
The usual. pic.twitter.com/rs6gxMBkFP
Orlando Magic 97, Minnesota Timberwolves 96
After starting the season 4-0, the Magic had lost six straight before rookie Cole Anthony comes up big!
🚨 COLE ANTHONY grabs the board, goes the length of the court and RISES from DEEP for the WIN! 🚨#TissotBuzzerBeater #ThisIsYourTime #MagicTogether pic.twitter.com/xKO79IBXyf- NBA (@NBA) January 21, 2021
Phoenix Suns 109, Houston Rockets 103
The Suns get back on track, led by their two young stars.
Deandre Ayton records 26 points, 17 rebounds, five blocks, and three assists while Devin Booker finishes with 24 points on 10-of-18 shooting.
Tonight's win wrapped! 🎥 pic.twitter.com/RoPNMzPUTq- Phoenix Suns (@Suns) January 21, 2021
Golden State Warriors 121, San Antonio Spurs 99
Curry finishes with 26 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists in 31 minutes while rookie James Wiseman scores a career-high 20 in a comfortable win for the Warriors.
CURRY TO WISEMAN 😦 pic.twitter.com/xcIEJouXjU- ESPN (@espn) January 21, 2021
LA Clippers 115, Sacramento Kings 96
Led by Kawhi Leonard - 32 points, six steals, and five rebounds - the Clippers keep on rolling. LA win their fifth straight and are now tied with the Lakers for the best record in the league at 11-4.
Kawhi snatched it out of Fox's hands like that 😱 pic.twitter.com/LsL8IowREq- ESPN (@espn) January 21, 2021
Kawhi playing bully ball 😤 pic.twitter.com/a54cY6FfLq- NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) January 21, 2021
Top Fantasy Performers
Collin Sexton: 42 PTS, 5 REBS, 5 ASTS
Kevin Durant: 38 PTS, 12 REBS, 8 ASTS, 4 BLKS
James Harden: 21 PTS, 12 ASTS, 10 REBS, 2 STLS
Kristaps Porzingis: 27 PTS, 13 REBS, 4 ASTS
Luka Doncic: 13 PTS, 12 REBS, 12 ASTS
Joel Embiid: 42 PTS, 10 REBS, 2 ASTS, 2 STLS
Clint Capela: 27 PTS, 26 REBS, 5 BLKS, 2 ASTS
Trae Young: 38 PTS, 10 ASTS, 4 REBS, 2 STLS
Kendrick Nunn: 28 PTS, 8 REBS, 5 ASTS
Fred VanVleet: 24 PTS, 9 ASTS, 5 REBS
Kawhi Leonard: 32 PTS, 6 STLS, 5 ASTS, 3 REBS
Stephen Curry: 26 PTS, 11 REBS, 7 ASTS
Deandre Ayton: 26 PTS, 17 REBS, 5 BLKS, 3 ASTS
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