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Saturday, October 23 (ET) – NBA's best game, highlight, performance of the night and top fantasy performers

Eight games on the first Saturday of the NBA's 2021-22 season provided quite the slate.

A schedule led by Luka Magic in Toronto, the Greek Freak in San Antonio, a blowout in Portland and capped off by a competitive contest at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

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Catch up on all the scores, news and highlights from today's action right here.

Game of the Night

Plenty of games to choose from but the schedule capper in Los Angeles was quite the entertainer.

The young Grizzlies, led by Ja Morant's 28 points and eight assists, grabbed the road win courtesy of a clutch shot from Jaren Jackson Jr.

The shot helped them overcome a 41-point performance from Paul George. The game only had four lead changes and three ties but with both teams scrapping, it never got out of hand and remained close until the final minute.

Highlight of the Night

DeMar DeRozan turned back the clock with this one!

Performance of the Night

Luka Doncic records a near triple-double to lead the Dallas Mavericks to their first victory of the season.

He scored 16 of his 27 points in the second half, and together with Tim Hardaway Jr. combined for 38 of the team's 58 second-half points as the Mavericks came back from 14 down to win in Toronto.

Fantasy Basketball lines of the Night

Ricky Rubio (CLE): 23 PTS, 8 ASTS, 6 REBS, 1 STL

Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL): 21 PTS, 8 REBS, 8 ASTS, 3 BLKS

Malcolm Brogdon (IND): 18 PTS, 14 REBS, 4 ASTS, 2 BLKS

Nikola Vucevic (ORL): 15 PTS, 19 REBS, 3 ASTS, 3 BLKS, 2 ASTS

Paul George (LAC): 41 PTS, 10 REBS, 4 ASTS, 2 STLS

Luka Doncic (DAL): 27 PTS, 12 ASTS, 9 REBS

Final Scores

Dallas Mavericks 103, Toronto Raptors 95

Cleveland Cavaliers 101, Atlanta Hawks 95

Indiana Pacers 102, Miami Heat 91 [OT]

Chicago Bulls 97, Detroit Pistons 82

Minnesota Timberwolves 96, New Orleans Pelicans 89

Milwaukee Bucks 121, San Antonio Spurs 111

Portland Trail Blazers 134, Phoenix Suns 105

Memphis Grizzlies 120, LA Clippers 114

NBA Schedule: Sunday, Oct. 24, 2022

Charlotte Hornets at Brooklyn Nets

Orlando Magic at New York Knicks

Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets

Philadelphia 76ers at Oklahoma City Thunder

Golden State Warriors at Sacramento Kings

Memphis Grizzlies at Los Angeles Lakers

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