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Tuesday, January 7 – Live NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

There were nine games of NBA action on this Tuesday night.

Take a look at some of the main storylines from the nine games:

  • The 76ers get back on track at home, snapping a four-game losing streak by defeating the OKC Thunder
  • The Celtics lose in Washington
  • Nikola Jokic scores 47 in Atlanta to give the Nuggets the win.
  • Luka Doncic records a 38-point triple-double in win vs. the Bulls in Dallas.
  • Spurs hand Bucks 6th loss of the season
  • Jazz extend win streak to 6 with close win in New Orleans.

Indiana Pacers 115, Charlotte Hornets 104

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T.J. Warren scores 30 second-half points en route to a season-high 36 to help the Pacers to just their third win in the last eight games.

For the Hornets, Terry Rozier III was the top performer with 28 points and eight assists in the home loss.

Orlando Magic 101, Brooklyn Nets 89

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A career-high 25 from Markelle Fultz, including a 7-0 run in the fourth quarter, gives the Magic the win in their first of four contests against the Nets.

This is the Nets' sixth straight loss.

Oklahoma City Thunder 120, Philadelphia 76ers 113

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Six players score in double figures for the 76ers including all five starters. Joel Embiid (18p/9r/8a) and Ben Simmons (17p/15r/8a) finished with near triple-doubles as the 76ers snapped a four-game losing streak.

The loss is just OKC's second in their last 11 games.

Washington Wizards 99, Boston Celtics 94

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Ish Smith top scores for a second straight game as the Wizards pull off an impressive upset against the Celtics after recording one against the Denver Nuggets a couple of days earlier.

Denver Nuggets 123, Atlanta Hawks 115

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Behind a career night from Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets bounce back from a loss in Washington with a win in Atlanta despite 29 points and 12 assists from Trae Young.

Utah Jazz 128, New Orleans Pelicans 126

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Behind 35 from Bojan Bogdanovic, the Jazz continued their good run with a close, possibly controversial, win in New Orleans.

Dallas Mavericks 118, Chicago Bulls 110

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Luka Doncic scores 21 of his 38 in the third quarter, carries the Mavericks past the Bulls as he records his 9th 30-point triple-double of the season.

San Antonio Spurs 126, Milwaukee Bucks 104

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A near triple-double from the reigning MVP but the Spurs knock down a season-high 19 3-pointers to hand the Bucks just their 6th loss of the season.

DeMar DeRozan top scored with 25 while Patty Mills had 21 off the bench.

Sacramento Kings 111, Golden State Warriors 98

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Five Kings score in double figures led by their backcourt duo of De'Aaron Fox and Buddy Hield, who had 21 points apiece, as the Kings cruised past the Warriors on Bollywood Night.

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