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Monday, December 23 – Live NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

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With 11 games of NBA action, there was no shortage of big-time performances on Monday night.

Ben Simmons dished out a career-high 17 assists, LaMarcus Aldridge went off for a season-high 40 points and James Harden (34) and Russell Westbrook (28) combined for 62 points in the Rockets' win over the Kings.

Catch up on all the night's scores, stats, highlights and top performers below:

Cleveland Cavaliers 121, Atlanta Hawks 118

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Rookie Kevin Porter Jr. came up huge down the stretch for the Cavs as they made it three wins in a row.

KPJ finished with 15 points and nine rebounds, while Collin Sexton led the charge with 25 points and Darius Garland 21.

Philadelphia 76ers 125, Detroit Pistons 109

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Ben Simmons filled it up in Detroit, dishing out a career-high 17 assists on his way to his second triple-double of the season, adding 16 points and 13 rebounds ibn the win.

Indiana Pacers 120, Toronto Raptors 115 [OT]

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Six Pacers players scored in double figures led by 24 points from Myles Turner, but it was Aaron Holiday who stepped up in crunchtime, finishing with 19 points and 10 assists.

Washington Wizards 121, New York Knicks 115

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Despite missing six of their top eight scorers, the Wizards held off the Knicks for the win, behind 30 points from Bradley Beal and a huge perofrmance off the bench from Troy Brown Jr, with 26 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.

Orlando Magic 103, Chicago Bulls 95

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Terrence Ross led the Magic with a season-high 26 points off the bench as they snap their three-game losing skid.

Miami Heat 107, Utah Jazz 104

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A balanced effort from the Heat saw six players score in double figures as they snap the Jazz's five-game win streak and improve to 13-1 at home

Joe Ingles hit 7-of-12 from deep to score a season-high 27 points on the night.

San Antonio Spurs 145, Memphis Grizzlies 115

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A season-high 40 points from LaMarcus Aldridge proved too much for the Grizzlies.

Denver Nuggets 113, Phoenix Suns 111

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Jamal Murray comes up clutch as the Nuggets extend their win streak to seven games.

New Orleans Pelicans 102, Portland Trail Blazers 94

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Jrue Holiday's 21 points leads five Pelicans in double figures as they snap the Blazers' four-game win streak.

Houston Rockets 113, Sacramento Kings 104

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James Harden (34 points) and Russell Westbrook (28 points) combine to power the Rockets past the Kings.

Golden State Warriors 113, Minnesota Timberwolves 104

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The Warriors hold off thr Wolves' fourth quarter comeback to make it back-to-back wins, behind 30 points from D'Angelo Russell and 25 points and eight assists from Alec Burks.

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