Saturday, February 22 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

The NBA season rolled on with a seven-game slate on Saturday.

14 teams were in action and here's the biggest storylines out of it:

  • It took a competitive contest but behind John Collins' 35, Trae Young and the Hawks defeat the Dallas Mavericks without Luka Doncic.
  • Miami Heat win big on Dwyane Wade's retirement night.
  • In the big showdown at Milwaukee, the Bucks blowout the 76ers behind a big game by Giannis Antetokounmpo.
  • Rockets beat Jazz in Salt Lake City in what could be a potential playoff meeting.

Sacramento Kings 112, LA Clippers 103


14 points. 12 rebounds. 1 monstrous dunk. Harry Giles III made his presence felt as the Kings handed the Clippers their third straight loss.

Brooklyn Nets 115, Charlotte Hornets 86


Eight players score in double figures led by 21 points from Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot.

Atlanta Hawks 111, Dallas Mavericks 107


John Collins filled it up with 35 points, 17 rebounds on 13-of-18 shooting, while Trae Young added 25 points and 10 assists as the Hawks come back from 16 points down to snatch the W.

Miami Heat 124, Cleveland Cavaliers 105


The Heat register a comfortable 19-point win on a night that saw Dwyane Wade's jersey goes up into the rafters.

Phoenix Suns 112, Chicago Bulls 104


Kelly Oubre Jr. provided the highlight dunk of the game but the trio of Devin Booker (29p/5r/5a), Deandre Ayton (28p/19r/3b) and Ricky Rubio (18p/11a/7r/2s) did the major damage.

This is the Bulls' eighth straight loss.

Milwaukee Bucks 119, Philadelphia 76ers 98


Giannis Antetokounmpo with a near triple-double leads the Bucks to a comfortable win against the 76ers, the Bucks' 48th of the season.

Ben Simmons is offically rueld out for the rest of the game after re-aggravating his injured back in the first quarter.

Houston Rockets 120, Utah Jazz 110


Jordan Clarkson and Donovan Mitchell combine for 55 but James Harden and Russell Westbrook's 72 points lead the Rockets to an impressive victory in Salt Lake City

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