The NBA season continued with nine games and 18 teams in action. Scroll below for final scores, highlights, news and the top fantasy performers from the action.
Cleveland Cavaliers 112, Atlanta Hawks 111
Lamar Stevens throws it down to put the Cavs in front for good with 4.1 seconds remaining!!
🚨 LAMAR STEVENS THROWS IT DOWN TO WIN IT FOR THE @cavs! 🚨 pic.twitter.com/o6olgfYtdl- NBA (@NBA) February 24, 2021
Collin Sexton led the way with 29 points and five assists, while Jarrett Allen added 13 points 14 rebounds and four blocks as the Cavs snap their 10-game losing streak.
Detroit Pistons 105, Orlando Magic 93
Rookie Saben Lee scored a game-high 21 as Pistons snap a 3-game losing skid while snapping the Magic's 3-game winning streak.
His name is Saben Lee, and he's now in the Detroit Pistons record books. I think we've got ourselves a good one here.- FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) February 24, 2021
FOX Sports Detroit I #DetroitUp pic.twitter.com/daOhkhGdVm
Brooklyn Nets 127, Sacramento Kings 118
The Nets returned home and extended their win streak to seven. Bruce Bowen erupted for a career-high 29 points while James Harden recorded another triple-double with 29 points, 14 assists, and 11 rebounds.
📼 Career-high 29 points for the kid @BruceBrown11 📼 pic.twitter.com/Erbu4GTaON- Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) February 24, 2021
The Kings have now lost eight straight.
Golden State Warriors 114, New York Knicks 106
Stephen Curry returns to the line-up and gets the Warriors back to winning ways with his 37 points and six assists.
Clutch.@StephenCurry30 || #DubNation https://t.co/0ny6G2Dxmn pic.twitter.com/dLGp1nOUvH- Golden State Warriors (@warriors) February 24, 2021
Julius Randle, who was announced as an All-Star reserve, finished with 25 points, 10 rebounds, and seven assists.
Philadelphia 76ers 109, Toronto Raptors 102
Six 76ers score in double figures as they rebound from the loss a couple of days ago by defeating the Raptors.
𝙶𝙰𝙼𝙴 𝙷𝙸𝙶𝙷𝙻𝙸𝙶𝙷𝚃𝚂- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) February 24, 2021
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Dallas Mavericks 110, Boston Celtics 107
On consecutive possessions, Luka Doncic knocks down clutch 3-pointers. He finished the game with 31 points, 10 rebounds, and eight assists as the Mavericks record their seventh win in their last nine games.
LUKA. DONCIC. CLUTCH. pic.twitter.com/6BXV4Mzt84- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 24, 2021
LUKA. INCREDIBLE. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/bggGYw44K4- NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) February 24, 2021
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown combined for 57 in the loss, the Celtics' fifth in their last seven.
Milwaukee Bucks 139, Minnesota Timberwolves 112
Seven Bucks scored in double figures led by Giannis Antetokounmpo's stat-sheet stuffing performance with 37 points, eight rebounds, eight assists, two steals, and two blocks.
The best plays in tonight's WIN over Minnesota!! pic.twitter.com/78pmtfY7lR- Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) February 24, 2021
Denver Nuggets 111, Portland Trail Blazers 106
MVP frontrunner Nikola Jokic drops 41 while Murray puts the finishing touches by scoring 19 of his 24 in the final quarter.
Nikola Jokic GOES OFF for 41 to lift the @nuggets! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/IHo9B0rl8i- NBA (@NBA) February 24, 2021
LA Clippers 135, Washington Wizards
Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 62 points as four other Clippers score in double figures to snap the Wizards' five-game win streak.
32 for Kawhi. 30 for PG.#NBAAllStar duo powers the @LAClippers. pic.twitter.com/H1ChwT0vbs- NBA (@NBA) February 24, 2021
Top Fantasy Performers
Trae Young: 28 PTS, 12 ASTS, 7 REBS, 1 BLK
Nikola Vucevic: 20 PTS, 9 REBS, 4 ASTS, 2 BLKS
James Harden: 29 PTS, 14 ASTS, 11 REBS, 1 STL
Bruce Bowen: 29 PTS, 4 REBS, 2 ASTS, 1 STL
Stephen Curry: 37 PTS, 6 REBS, 6 ASTS, 2 STLS
Julius Randle: 25 PTS, 10 REBS, 7 ASTS
Tobias Harris: 23 PTS, 7 REBS, 5 ASTS, 2 BLKS, 1 STL
Pascal Siakam: 22 PTS, 7 ASTS, 6 REBS, 3 STLS
Luka Doncic: 31 PTS, 10 REBS, 8 ASTS, 1 STL
Jayson Tatum: 28 PTS, 6 REBS, 4 ASTS, 2 BLKS, 1 STL
Giannis Antetokounmpo: 37 PTS, 8 REBS, 8 ASTS, 2 STLS, 2 BLKS
Karl Anthony-Towns: 26 PTS, 11 ASTS, 8 REBS, 1 STL
Nikola Jokic: 41 PTS, 5 REBS, 5 ASTS, 1 STL
Damian Lillard: 25 PTS, 13 ASTS, 7 REBS
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