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Wednesday, October 20 (ET) – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

An entertaining opening night was followed by an action-packed 11-game slate on Day 2 of the NBA's 75th anniversary season.

Follow along for all your final scores, stats, news, highlights and top fantasy performers from each game.

Charlotte Hornets 123, Indiana Pacers 122

LaMelo Ball puts on a show in the season-opener of his sophomore season.

The Hornets come back from a huge deficit behind a 28-2 run to win the season opener despite a franchise-record 27 points by Pacers rookie Chris Duarte on debut.

Chicago Bulls 94, Detroit Pistons 88

The new-look Bulls took care of business in Detroit.

New York Knicks 138, Boston Celtics 134 [2OT]

What a game!

Julius Randle's near triple-double of 35 points, nine assists, eight rebounds combined with 32 points from Evan Fournier helped New York overcome a historic performance from Jaylen Brown.

Washington Wizards 98, Toronto Raptors 83

The first game in Toronto since March 2020 didn't go the Raptors' way as the Wizards, led by Bradley Beal's 23 points and Montrezl Harrell's 22 off the bench, register a road win to go 1-0.

Memphis Grizzlies 132, Cleveland Cavaliers 121

Cleveland Cavaliers had seven players finish in double figures including an impressive performance from rookie Evan Mobley.

Jarrett Allen scored 25 on a perfect 11-of-11 shooting but it wasn't enough as Morant, also recording six rebounds and six assists, led the Grizzlies to an opening-night win.

Minnesota Timberwolves 124, Houston Rockets 106

A huge opening night for the Timberwolves in Minnesota as they cruised to this victory on the back of their huge 72-45 first half.

Philadelphia 76ers 117, New Orleans Pelicans 97

Led by six players scoring in double figures, the 76ers made it look easy in New Orleans. They breezed past the Pelicans by outscoring them 64-44 in the second half.

Joel Embiid and Furknan Kormaz scored a team-high 22 points.

Without Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram scored 25 and Nikeil Alexander-Walker put up 23 but the duo didn't receive much support.

San Antonio Spurs 123, Orlando Magic 97

Seven Spurs score in double figures led by reserve Devin Vassell's 19 points as they blewout the Magic in a dominant performance.

Utah Jazz 107, Oklahoma City Thunder 86

The Jazz outplayed the young Thunder every quarter and dominated the season-opener in Salt Lake City behind 22 points from Bojan Bogdanovic and a 16-point, 21-rebound double-double from Rudy Gobert.

Denver Nuggets 110, Phoenix Suns 98

Nikola Jokic led the way but he received plenty of help from his teammates led by Will Barton's 20 points and five assists as the Nuggets get revenge on the Suns for their second-round sweep in the 2021 playoffs.

Sacramento Kings 124, Portland Trail Blazers 121

The Trail Blazers fought back from an 18-point deficit but couldn't overcome it. The Kings escape Portland with a close win after riding a huge performance from Harrison Barnes.

Six of Barnes' eight 3-pointers came in a high-scoring third quarter. De'Aaron Fox (27 points, eight assists) and Richaun Holmes (21 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, two blocks) were the other major contributors for the Kings.

CJ McCollum was the top scorer for the Trail Blazers with 34.

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