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Thursday, Jan. 21 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

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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).

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.

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.

Atlanta Hawks 123, Detroit Pistons 115 [OT]

John Collins' clutch block helps the Hawks force overtime after they rallied back from 17 down.

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:

Miami Heat 111, Toronto Raptors 102

A big game from Kendrick Nunn helped the Heat snapped the Raptors' 3-game winning streak.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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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