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Sunday, January 5 – Live NBA scores, updates, news, stats and highlights

We had five games of NBA action tonight, headlined by some big performances from Dante Exum, Goran Dragic, Montrezl Harrell and LeBron James.

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Catch up on all the night's scores, stats, news and highlights below:

LA Clippers 135, New York Knicks 132

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Down Kawhi Leonard, the trio of Paul George, Montrezl Harrell and Lou Williams put forth a BIG first half after a rough start to the game to fuel the Clippers to the win despite a career-high 38 points from Knicks forward Marcus Morris.

George (32), Williams (32) and Harrell (34) became the first trio in Clippers franchise history to each score 30 points in the same game.

Miami Heat 122, Portland Trail Blazers 111

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Behind a big night from Goran Dragic (29 points, 13 assists), the Miami Heat improve their league-best home record to 17-1 with a convincing win over the Trail Blazers.

Minnesota Timberwolves 118, Cleveland Cavaliers 103

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The Minnesota Timberwolves win consecutive games for the first time since late November despite missing Karl-Anthony Towns.

Newly-acquired guard Dante Exum helped power the Cavs' late comeback attempt, scoring 24 of his career-high 28 points in the second half!

Memphis Grizzlies 121, Phoenix Suns 114

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The Grizzlies win consecutive games for the first time since mid-December.

Five players score in double figures led by center Jonas Valanciunas' 30 (12-16 FG's).

Los Angeles Lakers 106, Detroit Pistons 99

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The Lakers used a 16-0 fourth-quarter run to cruise to their fifth-straight win!

Anthony Davis led the way with his 24 points, 11 rebounds, and eight blocks, while LeBron James recorded his ninth triple-double of the season, with 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists.

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