There were six NBA games on Tuesday. headlined by the Celtics vs. Clippers and the Bucks taking on the Nuggets.
Scroll below for the final scores, stats and highlights from each contest.
Memphis Grizzlies 125, Washington Wizards 112
Ja Morant was on-fire in Washington D.C, leading the Grizzlies to a win.
🔥 35 PTS- NBA (@NBA) March 3, 2021
🔥 10 AST@JaMorant scoring & distributing in the @memgrizz win! pic.twitter.com/SdEujH1nHh
Boston Celtics 117, LA Clippers 112
Celtics win their third straight behind a big win over Kawhi-less Clippers.
Kemba (25 PTS, 6 3PM), @celtics (3 straight Ws) stay hot! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/WwuFgts9ir- NBA (@NBA) March 3, 2021
Atlanta Hawks 94, Miami Heat 80
Without Jimmy Butler, the Heat only managed 80 points as the Hawks gave interim head coach Nate McMillan his first win.
Trae Young closed it out in the fourth quarter.
THREE STRAIGHT 3-POINTERS 🥶 pic.twitter.com/lm6H6oQhJi- Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) March 3, 2021
San Antonio Spurs 119, New York Knicks 93
The Spurs blowout the Knicks, behind a 36-21 advantage in the third quarter.
Trey Lyles was the top-scorer for San Antonio as six finished in double figures including big all-round games from DeMar DeRozan (10 points, 11 assists, four steals) and Dejounte Murray (17 points, six rebounds, six assists, three steals).
.@TreyLyles was cooking 👨🍳- San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) March 3, 2021
season-high 18 PTS | 5 REB | 2 AST | 2 STL pic.twitter.com/KAkWDodEGq
Denver Nuggets 128, Milwaukee Bucks 97
The Serbian Nikola Jokic continued to add to his MVP case in this big win over the Bucks.
Nikola Jokic becomes the third-fastest player in NBA history to reach 50 career triple-doubles!- NBA (@NBA) March 3, 2021
37 PTS | 10 REB | 11 AST | @nuggets W pic.twitter.com/tFCXMlTWPO
Phoenix Suns 114, Los Angeles Lakers 104
The Suns showcase their depth, overcoming the adversity of a Devin Booker ejection in the third quarter, by winning in Los Angeles for the first time in three seasons.
☀️ @dariosaric (21 PTS) and @mikal_bridges (19 PTS) lead the @Suns to their 3rd win in a row! pic.twitter.com/4yzTfQK0zb- NBA (@NBA) March 3, 2021
Top Fantasy Performers
Ja Morant: 35 PTS, 10 ASTS, 5 REBS, 1 STL
Russell Westbrook: 23 PTS, 15 ASTS, 6 REBS, 3 STLS
DeMar DeRozan: 10 PTS, 11 ASTS, 4 REBS, 4 STLS
Dejounte Murray: 17 PTS, 6 REBS, 6 ASTS, 3 STLS
Julius Randle: 14 PTS, 11 REBS, 5 ASTS
Trae Young: 18 PTS, 10 ASTS, 3 REBS
Nikola Jokic: 37 PTS, 11 ASTS, 10 REBS, 2 STLS
LeBron James: 38 PTS, 6 ASTS, 5 REBS, 2 STLS
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