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Friday, March 12 – Scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

The second half of the NBA season continued with a seven-game slate.

From D.C. to Los Angeles, we've got you covered from coast to coast with final scores, news, stats, highlights and the top fantasy performers from the day.

Philadelphia 76ers 127, Washington Wizards 101

A comfortable road win for the Sixers was soured by a left knee injury to Joel Embiid. The All-Star big man hyper extended his knee in the third quarter and left the game.

Prior to the injury, Embiid was dominating the Wizards and still led the team in scoring with 23 points and seven rebounds in just 20 minutes of court time.

Denver Nuggets 103, Memphis Grizzlies 102

A series of buckets down the stretch and a critical defensive play from Nikola Jokic ensures the Nuggets pick up a tough road win.

Jokic finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists on the night.

Cleveland Cavaliers 82, New Orleans Pelicans 116

The Pelicans blew out the Cavs in a game that was never in doubt. Brandon Ingram led all scorers with 28 points, while Zion Williamson added 23 points and six rebounds in just 17 minutes.

Miami Heat 101 Chicago Bulls 90

Jimmy Butler is tormented his old team to finish with 28 points and eight assists for the Heat who are still playing without Bam Adebayo.

Coast-to-coast for Jimmy Butler in a very familiar building.

Orlando Magic 77, San Antonio Spurs 104

San Antonio trailed by double-digits early, but dominated the final three quarters with Dejounte Murray tallying 17 points, six rebounds and six assists.

Utah Jazz 114, Houston Rockets 99

A shorthanded Rockets made it interesting late, coming back from a 24-point deficit but the Jazz held on and snapped a 1-3 stretch.

Los Angeles Lakers 105, Indiana Pacers 100

A big final quarter from Kyle Kuzma sparks the shorthanded Lakers to a comeback victory.

Top Fantasy Performers

Brandon Ingram: 28 points, seven rebounds, four assists, 11-for-14 FG

Nikola Jokic: 28 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists, two steals

Jimmy Butler: 28 points, eight assists, four steals, three rebounds

Donovan Mitchell: 28 points, eight assists, seven rebounds

Domantas Sabonis: 20 points, 14 rebounds, eight assists

Kyle Kuzma: 24 points, 13 rebounds

LeBron James: 18 points, 10 assists, three rebounds

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