The Brooklyn Nets lost James Harden but gained Kevin Durant.
The former MVP's return headlined a huge nine game slate on a Thursday, with some of the best in the west in action as the playoffs draw near.
If you missed any of the action you can catch up right here with all your scores, news, highlights and top fantasy performers!
Minnesota Timberwolves 137, Indiana Pacers 141
Not much defence in this one as the Pacers outlast the Timberwolves.
Aaron Holiday had 22 points off the bench and his brother Justin added 21 to lead the Pacers.
CAN'T BE STOPPED 🥵- Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) April 8, 2021
Aaron is a perfect 4-for-4 from deep & has a season-high 20 points 🔥 pic.twitter.com/m2TAqBe4T8
Washington Wizards 131, Orlando Magic 116
Bradley Beal finished with 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 23 points, 14 boards and 15 assists as Washington blew out Orlando 131-116.
💪💪💪 R U S S 💪💪💪 pic.twitter.com/fOXnt5TXec- Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) April 7, 2021
New York Knicks 99, Boston Celtics 101
Clutch free-throws from Jayson Tatum in the final seconds helped lift Boston over the Knicks.
Tatum finished with 25 points, 10 boards and five assists while RJ Barrett top scored for New York with 29 points.
LOOK OUT 🔨 pic.twitter.com/T8atNarTUK- Boston Celtics (@celtics) April 8, 2021
New Orleans Pelicans 111, Brooklyn Nets 139
Kevin Durant wasted absolutely no time getting involved on return, burying a midrange jumper on his second possession on the floor.
Durant finished with 17 points, seven boards and five assists in just 18 minutes on a perfect 5-for-5 from the floor.
HE'S BACK, BROOKLYN. pic.twitter.com/ZQaSivnJG9- Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) April 8, 2021
He's 𝘣𝘢𝘤𝘬 back pic.twitter.com/2bwCyh5vz9- Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) April 8, 2021
Dallas Mavericks 93, Houston Rockets 102
22 points and 10 rebounds for Christian Wood has lifted the Rockets to an upset win over the Mavericks.
Luka Doncic led Dallas with 23 points but struggled to shoot 9-for-26 from the floor.
22pts/10reb for Wood in the win!- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) April 8, 2021
Purchase a fan cutout for charity today and @Chriswood_5 will autograph your cutout! ➡️ https://t.co/u35oMUFhQY pic.twitter.com/03cA0B7jbO
Memphis Grizzlies 131, Atlanta Hawks 113
Grayson Allen exploded for 30 points for Memphis as the Grizzlies rolled the Hawks on the road.
LIGHTS. CAMERA. SHOWTIME. #GrzNxtGen pic.twitter.com/hTYLKuIdxx- Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) April 8, 2021
Charlotte Hornets 113, Oklahoma City Thunder 102
Seven players scored in double-digits for Charlotte as they cruised by the Thunder.
Jalen McDaniels top scored with 21 for the Hornets.
POSTER ‼️@aleksejpokusevs ➡️ #MosesBrown pic.twitter.com/WEcCsIyYur- OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) April 8, 2021
San Antonio Spurs 96, Denver Nuggets 106
Nikola Jokic fell one rebound shy of a triple-double in the latest Nuggets win.
Jokic tallied 25 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists, including this sweet lob to new teammate Aaron Gordon.
Joker has a new lob target and we're very happy about it pic.twitter.com/xgiHsyzDaW- Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) April 8, 2021
Utah Jazz 113, Phoenix Suns 117 (OT)
The two teams with the best records went head-to-head in a classic overtime battle in Phoenix.
Devin Booker finished with 35 points and Chris Paul added 29 and nine assists for the Suns, who were able to close out the Jazz despite 41 points from Donovan Mitchell.
POINT GOD. CP3. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/X0tvXza9Pf- ESPN (@espn) April 8, 2021
Top fantasy performers
T.J McConnell - 19 points, 15 assists, two steals
Russell Westbrook - 23 points, 14 rebounds, 15 assists, one block
John Wall - 31 points, seven assists, four steals
Nikola Jokic - 25 points, nine rebounds, 10 assists, one steal
Rudy Gobert - 16 points, 18 rebounds, three steals
Chris Paul - 29 points, nine assists, one steal, 3-7 3P
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