All the NBA results from tonight’s action
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NBA: Another day of NBA action concluded with plenty of highlights and talking points. The Milwaukee Bucks wiped the floor with defending NBA Champions Denver Nuggets 112 – 95. Steph curry went off and shot 7 three pointers in Golden State Warriors 129 – 107 victory over the Utah Jazz and Luka Doncic scored his 10th Triple Double of the season and 68th of his career as the Dallas Mavericks rallied in fourth quarter to win 112 – 104 over the Washington Wizards.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Dominates The Battle VS Nikola Jokic
Milwaukee Bucks 112 – 95 Denver Nuggets
In this heavyweight encounter from Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Bucks center Giannis Antetokounmpo put on a show for the home crowd as he scored 36 points and got on the board 18 times to hand Nikola Jokic and Denver Nuggets their 18th defeat of the season. This marks only the third victory for Bucks under new head coach Doc River, but one that will certainly inspire a tonne of confidence among the squad.
Steph Curry shoots seven three pointer, Klay Thompson Returns to form in Warriors win
Golden State Warriors 129 – 107 Utah Jazz
The Golden State Warriors made quick work of Utah Jazz as superstar scored seven three pointers raking up 25 points in the Warriors blowout. This win puts the Warriors back in the play in picture and improves their record to over .500. The highlight of the night was Draymond Green’s insane buzzer beating three pointer from the half court. Klay Thompson raked up 26 points in the Salt Lake city.
Luka Doncic Triple Double and Kyrie Irving’s brilliance propel Maverick to a 4th quarter comeback
Dallas Mavericks 112 – 104 Washington Wizards
Luka Doncic scored his 10th triple double of the season and 68th triple double of his career, as the Dallas Mavericks won their fifth game on the bounce and improved their record to 31 – 23. After a sluggish start to the game, Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic each scored 26 points as the Mavericks rallied in the fourth quarter to secure the dub at American Airlines Center. For Washington star Jordan Poole had a horror outing as he only registered three points in his team’s loss.
Timberwolves Blistering Third Quarter Blows out Clippers
Minnesota Timberwolves 121 – 100 Los Angeles Clippers
In this marquee top of the clash between two Western Conference heavyweights, the Minnesota Timberwolves blew out the Los Angeles Clippers after a mammoth 40-19 third quarter showing.
Karl Anthony Towns scored 24 points, while Anthony Edwards had 23 points in the win. The victory means that the Timberwolves will maintain their number one seed spot in the West, 0.5 games ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
76ers Paul Reed denies Donovan Mitchell and Cleveland Cavaliers a 10th Win in a row
Philadelphia 76ers 123 – 121 Cleveland Cavaliers
The Philadelphia 76ers edged out the Cleveland Cavaliers in a nail biting affair as 76ers Paul Reed blocked the final layup attempt by Cavs star Donovan Mitchell to deny them the victory. The match was a complete back and forth affair in which the lead changed hands 12 times and there were 13 score ties. The 76ers missing their star Joel Embiid due to a injury improve to a 32 – 21 record and in doing so snap the Cavs nine game win streak.
In other results around the NBA, the Houston Rockets edged out the New York Knicks 105 – 103. Meanwhile rookie sensation Victor Wembanyama scored historic 10-block triple double as San Antonio Spurs beat the Toronto Raptors 122 – 99. The Indiana Pacers recent slide continued as they lost 102 – 111 against the Charlotte Hornets. The Chicago Bulls beat the Atlanta Hawks by ten point in a high scoring 136 – 126 win.