There were nine NBA games to look forward to on Thursday.
Follow along below for final scores, stats and highlights from each contest.
Boston Celtics 132, Orlando Magic 96
This one was never close, with Kemba Walker pouring in 32 points and Jayson Tatum adding 27 and seven rebounds.
Stop & go 🚦 pic.twitter.com/iT1Me6loxp- Boston Celtics (@celtics) May 5, 2021
Portland Trail Blazers 141, Cleveland Cavaliers 105
Dame Lilard tallied 32 points and nine assists in three quarters as the Blazers cruised to a blow out win over the Cavaliers.
Dame's tough to guard pic.twitter.com/nEgkuxPN9B- Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) May 5, 2021
Memphis Grizzlies 139, Minnesota Timberwolves 135
Ja Morant and Anthony Edwards went head-to-head in this one, with Morant pouring in 37 points and 10 assists to compete with 42 points, six rebounds and seven assists from Edwards.
#MorantIsland 🏝️ pic.twitter.com/YbIgHiFg6E- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) May 6, 2021
Washington Wizards 134, Milwaukee Bucks 135
Jrue Holiday top scored with 29 points and six assists for Milwaukee, while Bradley Beal went off for 42. Russell Westbrook also added another triple-double, with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 17 assists.
The best plays from tonight's WIN over the Wizards!! pic.twitter.com/b8wb8ZtLSJ- Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) May 6, 2021
Phoenix Suns 103, Atlanta Hawks 135
The Hawks crushed the Suns in the fourth to pick up a big win behind seven different players reaching double-figures. Clint Capela led the pack with 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Devin Booker finished with 30 for the Suns.
It was a 9-point game after 3 quarters.- StatMuse (@statmuse) May 6, 2021
Then the Hawks beat the league-leading Suns by 32 points.
The Hawks are 23-10 under Nate McMillan. pic.twitter.com/F79qzfSHVp
Sacramento Kings 104, Indiana Pacers 93
31 points and 12 rebounds from Marvin Bagley III was enough to lift the Kings over a disappointing Pacers lineup.
😤😤😤 pic.twitter.com/iyWzVwy7I5- Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) May 6, 2021
Philadelphia 76ers 135, Houston Rockets 115
Joel Embiid dominated the Rockets to tally 34 points and 12 rebounds in just 24 minutes and the Sixers cruised to solidify their spot at the top of the East.
Ben Simmons knocks down the smooth looking jumper.
Hit 'em with the fade.@BenSimmons25 | #HereTheyCome pic.twitter.com/iTcRAoRmZU- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) May 6, 2021
New York Knicks 97, Denver Nuggets 113
MVP favourite Nikola Jokic scored 24 of his 32 points in the first quarter as the Nuggets picked up an impressive win over the surging Knicks.
Air Serbia, cleared for takeoff! pic.twitter.com/fV7aDvKl4y- Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) May 6, 2021
San Antonio Spurs 94, Utah Jazz 126
30 points off the bench from Jordan Clarkson and 24 for Bojan Bogdanovic helped the Jazz cruise by the Spurs.
may we offer you a 𝚂𝙸𝚇𝚃𝙷 𝙼𝙰𝙽 𝙾𝙵 𝚃𝙷𝙴 𝚈𝙴𝙰𝚁 during this trying time? pic.twitter.com/WGq3wS0NvZ- utahjazz (@utahjazz) May 6, 2021
Top Fantasy Performers
Damian Lillard: 32 PTS, 9 ASTS, 3 REBS, 2 STLS
Ja Morant: 37 PTS, 10 ASTS, 4 REBS, 2 STLS
Anthony Edwards: 42 PTS, 7 ASTS, 6 REBS
D'Angelo Russell: 22 PTS, 14 ASTS, 4 REBS
Russell Westbrook: 29 PTS, 17 ASTS, 12 REBS, 3 STLS
Bradley Beal: 42 PTS, 4 REBS, 3 ASTS
Giannis Antetokounmpo: 23 PTS, 9 REBS, 8 ASTS
Delon Wright: 23 PTS, 7 REBS, 6 ASTS, 6 STLS
Domantas Sabonis: 17 PTS, 13 REBS, 8 ASTS, 2 STLS
Kelly Olynyk: 27 PTS, 11 REBS, 8 ASTS, 3 BLKS
Nikola Jokic: 32 PTS, 12 REBS, 6 ASTS, 2 STLS, 2 BLKS
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