It was a busy night around the Association, with eight games on Saturday, headlined by big performances from Domantas Sabonis, Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden.
There was no shortage of triple-doubles, with a record five players stuffing the stat sheet!
Triple-double for @J30_RANDLE- NBA (@NBA) March 14, 2021
Triple-double for @JHarden13
Triple-double for @Giannis_An34
Triple-double for @russwest44
Triple-double for @Dsabonis11
The first 5 triple-double day in NBA history! pic.twitter.com/UL06uGM7oa
Catch up below on all the final scores, news, stats, highlights and the top fantasy performers from the night.
New York Knicks 119, Oklahoma City Thunder 97
Julius Randle records his second triple-double of the season with 26 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds, becoming the first Knicks payer with multiple triple-doubles in a season since Mark Jackson in 1988-89.
RJ Barrett added a career-high 32 points as the Knicks improve to 20-19 on the season.
Career-high 1⃣2⃣ assists for Julius.- NBA (@NBA) March 13, 2021
Career-high 3⃣2⃣ points for RJ.#NewYorkForever pic.twitter.com/KsD7HYHvfS
Charlotte Hornets 114, Toronto Raptors 104
The Hornets made it rain from deep, burying 21-of-49 on the night, led by LaMelo Ball (6), Devonte' Graham (5) and Terry Rozier (4).
Charlotte is now 19-18 and sit sixth in the Eastern Conference.
LaMelo with the CRAZIEST of the @hornets franchise-record 16 1st-half threes❗️ pic.twitter.com/ilkdy0OlFf- NBA (@NBA) March 14, 2021
Brooklyn Nets 105, Detroit Pistons 100
James Harden came up huge down the stretch for the Nets, recording his ninth triple-double of the season with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.
The Nets have now won 12 of their past 13 games.
Right there when you need him 🙌 pic.twitter.com/qNH01qj4jk- Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) March 14, 2021
Milwaukee Bucks 125, Washington Wizards 119
Giannis Antetokounmpo powered the Bucks to their sixth-straight win over the Wizards, recording his sixth triple-double of the season with 33 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.
Playing without Bradley Beal and Davis Bertans, the Wizards got monster performances from Russell Westbrook and Rui Hacimura, with Westbrook recording a triple-double of his own with 42 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, while Hachimura added 29 points and 11 boards.
The best plays of tonight's WIN against the Wizards!! pic.twitter.com/hFn1ehQKZY- Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) March 14, 2021
Atlanta Hawks 121, Sacramento Kings 106
It was the Trae Young and Clint Capela show in Atlanta!
Capela recorded 24 points and 14 rebounds, while Young added 28 points and nine assists as they cruised to their fourth-straight win.
📍 FROM THE LOGO pic.twitter.com/2XC1B9CDV2- Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) March 14, 2021
Portland Trail Blazers 125, Minnesota Timberwolves 121
Carmelo Anthony led the Blazers with 26 points off the bench, in the process he passed Hakeem Olajuwon for 11th on the NBA's all-time scoring list.
🚨 MELO PASSES HAKEEM FOR 11TH ON THE ALL-TIME SCORING LIST! 🚨 pic.twitter.com/2OcBXEncZM- NBA (@NBA) March 14, 2021
Indiana Pacers 122, Phoenix Suns 111
Domantas Sabonis led the Pacers to victory with a 22-point, 13-rebound, 10-assist triple-double, adding four steals.
Meanwhile, Caris LeVert made his first start for the Pacers after undergoing surgery for kidney cancer. He finished with 13 points and seven rebounds.
.@CarisLeVert on his recovery & return to action with the @Pacers! pic.twitter.com/QHQkVaGhtR- NBA (@NBA) March 14, 2021
Dallas Mavericks 116, Denver Nuggets 103
Kristaps Porzingis led the way with 25 points and three blocks, while Luka Doncic added 21 points and 12 assists as the Mavs snapped the Nuggets' five-game win streak.
Luka to KP 🤩#MFFL | https://t.co/J1DsCcZGJc pic.twitter.com/QdjLOBs3ek- Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) March 14, 2021
Top Fantasy Performers
Julius Randle: 26 PTS (8-15 FG), 12 REB, 12 AST, 2 STL
James Harden: 24 PTS (8-19 FG), 10 RB, 10 AST, 2 STL, 3 BLK
Giannis Antetokounmpo: 33 PTS (12-19 FG), 11 REB, 11 AST, 1 STL, 1 BLK
Russell Westbrook: 42 PTS (16-32 FG),12 AST, 10 REB, 2 STL
Rui Hachimura: 29 PTS (11-18 FG), 11 REB, 1 AST, 3 STL
LaMelo Ball: 23 PTS (7-11 FG), 9 REB, 6 AST, 1 STL, 1 BLK
De'Aaron Fox: 32 PTS (11-24 FG), 7 REB, 6 AST, 1 STL
Karl-Anthony Towns: 34 PTS (12-21 FG), 10 REB, 4 AST, 2 BLK, 1 STL
Domantas Sabonis: 22 PTS (9-13 FG), 13 REB, 10 AST, 4 STL, 1 BLK
Luka Doncic: 21 PTS (7-16 FG), 12 AST, 5 REB
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