A massive ten game schedule on Friday night marked the start of the road to the playoffs. Trade deadline day is in the rear vision mirror and the contenders will now turn their attention to the stretch run.
If you missed any of the action fear not, we've got you covered right here with all the scores, news, updates and top fantasy performers!
Brooklyn Nets 113, Detroit Pistons 111
A series of missed free-throws in the final minute for both teams created drama before the Nets hung on for the win.
James Harden led Brooklyn with 44 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists.
That Beard-DJ connection 🔥#BrooklynTogether pic.twitter.com/BGcbLUtGEj- Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) March 26, 2021
Mason Plumlee has them on skates!
The deception from Mason Plumlee! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/15Ak4c5NBq- NBA (@NBA) March 26, 2021
Phoenix Suns 104, Toronto Raptors 100
Chris Paul finished with 19 points, six rebounds, eight assists and two steals in a tight win for the Suns.
It's just so beautiful to watch pic.twitter.com/mx49urliDA- Phoenix Suns (@Suns) March 27, 2021
Boston Celtics 122, Milwaukee Bucks 114
Boston avenged a loss to Milwaukee two days ago to big up a big road win.
Jayson Tatum (34), Marcus Smart (24) and Kemba Walker (18) combined for 76 points for the Celtics.
.@KembaWalker through traffic pic.twitter.com/CrbzAxXISE- Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 27, 2021
Miami Heat 105, Charlotte Hornets 110
Miami outscored Charlotte 56-38 in the second half but it wasn't enough to overcome the hot starting Hornets.
Malik Monk poured in 32 points for the Hornets, while Terry Rozier added 26 points and 11 assists.
No l👀k alley to PJ! 🤯🉑@T_Rozzay3 x @PJWashington #AllFly pic.twitter.com/3RfhdIImF9- Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) March 27, 2021
Portland Trail Blazers 112, Orlando Magic 105
Norman Powell wasted no time impressing his new teammates, with the former Toronto Raptor pouring in 22 points in his Portland debut.
Norm is COOKIN' pic.twitter.com/yG2rxupdFX- Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) March 27, 2021
Houston Rockets 101, Minnesota Timberwolves 107
A big statline from KAT helped Minnesota pick up a close win over the Rockets. The big man finished with 29 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists. John Wall tallied 15 assists for Houston.
𝙏𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 🪣 from @KarlTowns. @Timberwolves pic.twitter.com/nU8BmAsNJS- FOX Sports North (@fsnorth) March 27, 2021
Denver Nuggets 113, New Orleans Pelicans 108
Trailing by one point with a quarter to play, a strong final period helped Denver pick up an important road win.
It was an MVP performance from Nikola Jokic that sparked the win, with the All-Star big man finishing with 37 points, six rebounds and nine assists. Zion Williamson had 39 points and 10 rebounds for the Pelicans.
Spin move had him LOST pic.twitter.com/BDuCHHXIrb- New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) March 27, 2021
Indiana Pacers 109 Dallas Mavericks 94
Myles Turner finished with seven blocks and the Pacers took care of the Mavericks who were without Luka Doncic. Domantas Sabonis led Indiana with 22 points and 15 rebounds.
𝐒𝐖𝐀𝐓𝐓𝐄𝐃 ✋@Original_Turner has FIVE blocks tonight‼️#DPOY pic.twitter.com/5NFop06Zmq- Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) March 27, 2021
Memphis Grizzlies 114, Utah Jazz 117
Donovan Mitchell (35) and Rudy Gobert (25) combined for 50 points to help Utah outlast Memphis. Ja Morant had 32 points and 11 assists for the Grizzlies.
Joe Ingles doin' his thing.
Joe Ingles is everywhere ✌️ pic.twitter.com/CysHXz4d8g- utahjazz (@utahjazz) March 27, 2021
Atlanta Hawks 124, Golden State Warriors 108
A huge night from John Collins helped lift the Hawks over the Warriors. Collins finished with 38 points and 12 rebounds.
Trae Young with what is essentially a lay-up for him.
That first step. 🥶 pic.twitter.com/2692M44LwL- Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) March 27, 2021
Cleveland Cavaliers 86, Los Angeles Lakers 100
A 24-point, 10-rebound double-double from Montrezl Harrell was enough to help the Lakers snap a four game losing streak. Dennis Schroder added 17 points, five rebounds, seven assists and four steals.
Now that's a mean fake. pic.twitter.com/7HZwPdeHhk- Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) March 27, 2021
Top fantasy performers
James Harden - 44 points, 14 rebounds, eight assists
Pascal Siakam - 26 points, 11 rebounds, six assists
Jayson Tatum - 34 points, six rebounds, seven assists, 13-18 FG
Enes Kanter - 15 points, 15 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks
Karl-Anthony Towns - 29 points, 16 rebounds, 8 assists
Nikola Jokic - 37 points, six rebounds, nine assists, 2 steals, 1 blocks
John Collins - 38 points, 12 rebounds, two assists, 1 steal
Dennis Schroder - 17 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals, 1 block
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