Printed Jan 21, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers suffered their heaviest lack of the NBA season on Monday, whereas Ben Simmons and Damian Lillard impressed victories with beautiful performances.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis featured from the beginning however the Lakers by no means bought getting into a heavy 139-107 defeat to the Boston Celtics.
Jayson Tatum registered a game-high 27 factors to assist Celtics team-mate Kemba Walker have fun his first profession win towards celebrity James on the 29th try.
Joel Embiid’s absence by way of harm failed to harm the Philadelphia 76ers as Simmons shone in a 117-111 street victory over the slumping Brooklyn Nets.
Simmons loved probably the greatest video games of his profession, posting a triple-double with 34 factors, 12 rebounds and 12 assists, plus 5 steals.
There was related pleasure elsewhere for Damian Lillard, who erupted for a career-best 61 factors – together with 11 three-pointers – because the Portland Path Blazers overcame the Golden State Warriors 129-124 in an additional time thriller.
Ben Simmons comin’ proper at ya!
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— NBA (@NBA) January 20, 2020
Westbrook heroics not sufficient as OKC full comeback
Russell Westbrook’s 32 factors, 12 assists and 11 rebounds went unrewarded because the Houston Rockets squandered an enormous result in lose 112-107 to the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder.
The Rockets had been overrun after taking a 16-point benefit into the fourth quarter, as Chris Paul and Danilo Gallinari shared 53 factors for OKC.
Giannis Antetokounmpo (28 factors, 14 rebounds, 10 assists) additionally recorded a triple-double, the reigning MVP reaching 10,000 profession factors because the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 111-98.
The Miami Warmth resumed their cost within the Jap Convention, outlasting the Sacramento Kings 118-113 in additional time.
In the meantime, in Minnesota, the Denver Nuggets bounced again to successful methods, topping the Timberwolves 107-100 due to double-doubles from Nikola Jokic and Michael Porter Jr.
Lowry misses out in Atlanta
The Toronto Raptors claimed a 122-117 win towards the Atlanta Hawks nevertheless it was nonetheless a recreation to overlook for five-time All Star Kyle Lowry, who went three-of-11 from the ground and missed every of his 5 three-point makes an attempt.
Brown posterises LeBron!
Celtics guard Jaylen Brown had 20 factors and an enormous dunk on an NBA celebrity at TD Backyard.
— NBA (@NBA) January 21, 2020
San Antonio Spurs 120-118 Phoenix Suns
Portland Path Blazers 129-124 Golden State Warriors (OT)
Utah Jazz 118-88 Indiana Pacers
Washington Wizards 106-100 Detroit Pistons
Toronto Raptors 122-117 Atlanta Hawks
Philadelphia 76ers 117-111 Brooklyn Nets
Miami Warmth 118-113 Sacramento Kings (OT)
Milwaukee Bucks 111-98 Chicago Bulls
Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder 112-107 Houston Rockets
Orlando Magic 106-83 Charlotte Hornets
New Orleans Pelicans 126-116 Memphis Grizzlies
New York Knicks 106-86 Cleveland Cavaliers
Boston Celtics 139-107 Los Angeles Lakers
Denver Nuggets 107-100 Minnesota Timberwolves
Clippers at Mavericks
Kristaps Porzingis might return from a knee harm when the Dallas Mavericks (27-15) entertain the Los Angeles Clippers (30-13) in Tuesday’s solely recreation.
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