A star-studded Saturday night was set with a number of the NBA's contenders taking the floor.
The Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz were just some of the top line teams in action.
Keep up to date with all the scores, news and highlights right here!
Brooklyn Nets 128, Miami Heat 124
With no Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro, Bam Adebayo went off for a career-high 41 and he nearly led the Nets back from 18 points down but the Nets recorded the win in the 'Big 3' era.
Kyrie Irving scored 18 of his 28 in the fourth to ice the game while Kevin Durant scores 31, for his fourth-straight 30-point game and James Harden finished with 12 points and 11 assists.
18 in the fourth to help get us across the finish line.- Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) January 24, 2021
📼 @KyrieIrving 📼 pic.twitter.com/iFMje70s1t
Philadelphia 76ers 114, Detroit Pistons 110
The duo of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid help the 76ers escape Detroit with the win. Embiid finished with 33 points and 14 rebounds while Simmons had a near triple-double with 20 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and three steals.
Gave him the space and knocked it down. pic.twitter.com/WMy90eGd72- Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) January 24, 2021
Philly have now won three in a row and five of their last six while the Pistons have slipped to 3-13 with their fourth straight loss.
Minnesota Timberwolves 120, New Orleans Pelicans 110
No Karl-Anthony Towns and no D'Angelo Russell and yet the short-handed Timberwolves snap a four-game losing streak behind a balanced offence led by Naz Reid's 20 points, 18 from rookie Anthony Edwards, and 16 by Malik Beasley.
T H R E E S L E Y pic.twitter.com/YJeTjYAbTZ- Minnesota Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) January 24, 2021
Brandon Ingram was the Pelicans' top scorer but the team slips to their third straight loss and their eighth in the last nine.
Houston Rockets 133, Dallas Mavericks 108
The new-look Houston Rockets blew out the Mavericks behind a vintage performance from DeMarcus Cousins. The Rockets big man finished with 28 points and 17 rebounds.
Big time game from @boogiecousins in the win!- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 24, 2021
Highlights ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/V48KJoAIU4
Los Angeles Lakers 101, Chicago Bulls 90
As they have for much of the season so far, the Lakers put it in cruise control against the Bulls, coasting to an easy win.
Anthony Davis had 37 points for the Lakers.
Catch you guys in a hot second. @AntDavis23: 26 pts, 5 reb, 3 ast@KingJames: 13 pts, 8 reb, 5 ast @Thortontucker: 8 pts pic.twitter.com/t7ZQf31uVC- Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 24, 2021
Utah Jazz 127, Golden State Warriors 108
The Utah Jazz made it eight straight wins with a comfortable win over the Warriors.
📹| Don: 23p | 7r | 6a | 3 3pm- utahjazz (@utahjazz) January 24, 2021
Mike: 17p | 5 3pm | 3s | 1a
JC: 14p | 2r | 1a | 1s
Bojan: 13p | 8a | 7r | 3 3pm
Rudy: 14r | 11p | 2a | 1b
Joe: 13p | 3 3pm | 3a | 1b
Royce: 9p | 4r | 3a | 3 3pm
Georges: 7p | 4r#podiumpostgame | @PodiumHQ pic.twitter.com/fEH1kGLdt8
Finishing with 24 points, Steph Curry made history by passing Reggie Miller to now sit second on the all-time 3-pointers made list.
The shot that lifted Steph Curry into 2nd on the All-Time 3-pointers made list! 🔥🎯@StephenCurry30 | @warriors pic.twitter.com/B80A8yajlt- NBA Australia (@NBA_AU) January 24, 2021
Denver Nuggets 120, Phoenix Suns 112 (2OT)
An epic double overtime game finished with Denver coming out on top, thanks to a clutch triple from Jamal Murray to keep the Nuggets alive in regulation
Jamal Murray BURIES the TOUGH step-back TRIPLE to force OT!- NBA (@NBA) January 24, 2021
2:10 left in OT: https://t.co/0bGC5HBlZy pic.twitter.com/10kJP4fl40
Nikola Jokic was dominant for Denver, finishing with 29 points and 22 rebounds.
MPJ doing it on 𝙗𝙤𝙩𝙝 ends pic.twitter.com/e7Rd8jVMgv- Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) January 24, 2021
Fantasy lines of the night
Bam Adebayo - 41 points, five rebounds, nine assists, 14-for-20 FG
Joel Embiid - 33 points, 14 rebounds, two blocks
DeMarcus Cousins - 28 points, 17 rebonds, five assists, 4-for-8 3P
Anthony Davis - 37 points, six rebounds, three assists, two steals, one block
Nikola Jokic - 29 points, 22 rebounds, six assists, 11-for-14 FT
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