The NBA season continued on Saturday with eight games.
Scroll below for final scores, stats and highlights from each contest.
Portland Trail Blazers 123, Chicago Bulls 122
The shorthanded Trail Blazers led by as many as 19 but the Bulls were pulling off a furious comeback in the fourth.
Portland survive on a buzzer-beating game-winning 3 by Damian Lillard, who finished with game-high tallies off 44 points and nine assists.
44 points.- Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) January 31, 2021
Damian Lillard for. the. win. #NBAAllStar pic.twitter.com/NwcJjkDb7x
Charlotte Hornets 126, Milwaukee Bucks 114
A career-high 27 from LaMelo Ball sparks the Hornets to a huge upset win over the Bucks despite 34 points, 18 rebounds, and nine assists from Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Career-high 27 PTS on 8-10 shooting, several jaw-dropping dimes (9 AST) and 4 STL for LaMelo Ball (@MELOD1P) in the @hornets win! 🐝 pic.twitter.com/kEjZz93B8t- NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2021
Houston Rockets 126, New Orleans Pelicans 112
After the first 12 mins, the Rockets were down 35-27 but then outscored the Pelicans by 26 (48-22) in the second quarter to lead 75-57 at the half.
Houston never gave up that lead and went on to win their fifth straight and Christian Wood led from the front.
Have yourself a night, Christian Wood!- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 31, 2021
RT for 2 #NBAAllStar Votes!
🏀 11-13 FG
🏀 9reb pic.twitter.com/RuwVJLjc5E
Miami Heat 105, Sacramento Kings 104
Jimmy Butler returns in nearly three weeks, records a near triple-double but it was Bam's clutch play that sealed the win for the Heat.
The win snaps Miami's five-game losing streak.
30 PTS, 8 AST for @JimmyButler in his return to lift the @MiamiHEAT to victory! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/a7ffZ3ULcc- NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2021
Los Angeles Lakers 96, Boston Celtics 95
It went down to the wire between the two most iconic franchises in NBA history.
👀 the BEST PLAYS down the stretch from the Lakers/Celtics thriller! pic.twitter.com/4qAj6TLwey- NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2021
The Celtics duo of Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum combine for 58 points on 25-of-37 shooting from the field but the Lakers hold on behind a 27-point, 14-rebound double-double from Anthony Davis and a 21-point, 7-rebound, 7-assist game from LeBron James.
Memphis Grizzlies 129, San Antonio Spurs 112
The Grizzlies play their first game in 12 days but show no rust, defeating the Spurs in San Antonio by a convincing margin.
Six Memphis players scored in double figures, led by the reigning rookie of the year Ja Morant, as the team extends their win streak to six.
The @memgrizz win their SIXTH in a row behind @JaMorant's 19 PTS and 11 AST! pic.twitter.com/TOYtgQbvUB- NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2021
Phoenix Suns 111, Dallas Mavericks 105
No Booker, no problem.
Chris Paul scored or assisted on 30 of the team's 34 fourth-quarter points as the Suns outscored Dallas by 11 in the final period.
☀️ @CP3 lifts the @Suns! ☀️- NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2021
☀️ 29 PTS | 12 AST | 4 STL ☀️ pic.twitter.com/V41QmSBAV7
Luka Doncic finished with 29 points, eight rebounds, and seven assists as the Mavericks lost their fifth straight and the eighth of their last 10.
Golden State Warriors 118, Detroit Pistons 91
Stephen Curry scores 28 on 11-of-17 shooting from the field as the Warriors cruised to victory over the Pistons.
🔥 @StephenCurry30 drops 28 PTS in 3 quarters to propel the @warriors!- NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2021
7 AST | 2 STL | 6-8 3PM pic.twitter.com/RnDCOh9SGM
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