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Around the League: Saturday's top highlights, performers and storylines

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LeBron James, Mike Conley, Kevin Durant [NBA Getty Images]

Saturday's NBA schedule featured 10 games with some of the league's best players and teams on display.

If you missed any of the action, check below for can't-miss highlights, top performers and the biggest storylines.

Top storylines

Clippers edge Bucks in OT

The LA Clippers led by as much as 15 points in the second quarter before the Milwaukee Bucks made their run. They scored 40 points in the quarter to take a two-point lead into the half behind four threes from Brook Lopez. They Clippers bounced back out of halftime, taking a slim five-point lead going into the final quarter but they couldn't hold off the Bucks in regulation.

With the clock ticking down and the game tied at 119, Eric Bledsoe hit this clutch step-back three to send the game into overtime.

The celebration for Milwaukee didn't last long before Lou Williams hit this incredible floater to win the game for the Clippers.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo did all he could with 27 points and 18 rebounds with help from Brook Lopez (20p) and Malcolm Brogdon (23p) but the Bucks fall to 9-3. Montrezl Harrell had a monster game off the bench for the Clippers with 26 points and nine rebounds as they improve to 7-5.

The Rockets' struggles continue

The Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs battled in a close contest. There was 14 lead changes and nine ties but the end result: another loss for the Rockets. The Spurs edged Houston 96-88 behind 27 points and 10 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge, advancing to 7-4 on the season while the Rockets fall to 4-7.

The Rockets failed to score 90 points for the second consecutive game, losing both of those contests. They've been struggling on both ends of the floor and can't seem to find the rhythm they had a season ago. To add to their slow start, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski broke some disrupting news about Carmelo Anthony while the game was taking place tonight:

Lakers back to .500

After starting the season 0-3, the Los Angeles Lakers have battled their way back to a .500 record. They defeated the Sacramento Kings 101-86 on a big 25-point effort from LeBron James get to 6-6 on the season.

De'Aaron Fox had a huge first half to try keep the Kings in the game with 17 points, three rebounds and two steals but the Lakers still held a six-point lead at the half behind 15 points from LeBron James. They continued to build on that lead by taking an 11-point lead going into the final quarter and it looked like they were going to run away with the game.

Up by 20 with seven minutes remaining, the Kings had a quick spark to make things interesting. They went on a 12-3 run to cut the deficit to a managable 11 points with three minutes left in the game but they couldn't get over the hump. Kyle Kuzma and LeBron got back-to-back buckets to bring the lead back to 15 and ultimately put the game out of reach.

It was a balanced scoring effort from the Lakers with six players in double-figures. Fox finished with a team-high 21 points to go with seven rebounds.

Best fantasy performers

Giannis Antetokounmpo - 27 points (11-19 FG), 18 rebounds, five steals, four assists, two blocks

Mike Conley Jr. - 32 points (12-24 FG), six assists, four rebounds, two steals, one block

Anthony Davis - 26 points (12-12 FT), 13 rebounds, six assists, two blocks, one steal

Luka Doncic - 22 points (9-15 FG), eight assists, six rebounds, one steal

Kevin Durant - 28 points (9-15 FG), 11 assists, five rebounds, three steals, one block

Montrezl Harrell - 26 points (9-12 FG), nine rebounds, one assist, one block

LeBron James - 25 points (10-18 FG, 3-6 3PT), seven rebounds, two assists, one steal

John Wall - 28 points (3-5 3PT), nine assists, two rebounds, one steal, one block

Can't-miss highlights

Tim Hardaway Jr. nutmegs Pascal Siakam off the dribble then gets the bucket!

Giannis wasn't having this alley-oop.

Lou Will for the win!

Zach LaVine with the 360 on the break! LaVine could have had his own highlights section tonight.

Markelle Fultz in traffic!

D Book from the other side of halfcourt!

Welcome back, Eric Gordon.

Terrence Ferguson on Maxi Kleber's head!

Now it's Dwight Powell's turn!

Rodney Hood all over Wendell Carter Jr.!

Jabari Parker with the block to seal the win!

Steal, score, steal, HUGE dunk from Willie Cauley-Stein

Lonzo lobs it to LeBron from halfcourt!

Box scores

Raptors vs. Knicks | Clippers vs. Bucks | Pelicans vs. Suns

Heat vs. Wizards | Bulls vs. Cavaliers | Grizzlies vs. 76ers | Spurs vs. Rockets

Warriors vs. Nets | Mavericks vs. Thunder | Lakers vs. Kings

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