Thursday, April 8 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

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A big seven-game slate on a Thursday night saw a host of stars on the floor. With playoff seeding implications in almost every game, each contest had added importance as the final month of the regular season approaches.

Keep up with all the action right here, as we keep you updated with all the final scores, news, highlights and top fantasy performers!

Chicago Bulls 122, Toronto Raptors 113

Zach LaVine has posted a big night with 22 points and 13 assists as the Bulls improved to 22-28 on the season.

Los Angeles Lakers 104, Miami Heat 110

A big Jimmy Butler performance with 28 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals sparked a tight win for the Heat at home.

Cleveland Cavaliers 129, Oklahoma City Thunder 102

48 combined points from Collin Sexton and Darius Garland ensured the Cavs blew out OKC on the road.

Milwaukee Bucks 101, Dallas Mavericks 116

A big fourth quarter from Kristaps Porzingis sparked a comeback win for Dallas. Porzingis had 26 points and 17 rebounds, while Luka Doncic added 27 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.

Utah Jazz 122, Portland Trail Blazers 103

After a close and competitive first half, the Jazz opened this one game up with a third-quarter where they outscored the Trail Blazers 40-19.

LA Clippers 113, Phoenix Suns 103

Paul George scored a game-high 33 points but Rajon Rondo was the star late in a huge win for the Clippers.

Detroit Pistons 113, Sacramento Kings 101

Behind 24 points and seven assists from Cory Josep, the Pistons ride into Sacramento and hand the Kings their fifth straight loss.

Top Fantasy Performers

Chris Boucher: 38 PTS, 19 REBS, 1 AST, 1 STL, 1 BLK

Zach LaVine: 22 PTS, 13 ASTS, 6 REBS, 3 STLS, 1 BLK

Jimmy Butler: 28 PTS, 7 REBS, 5 ASTS, 3 STLS

Luka Doncic: 27 PTS, 9 REBS, 9 ASTS

Donovan Mitchell: 37 PTS, 5 REBS, 4 ASTS

Rudy Gobert: 18 PTS, 20 REBS, 2 ASTS, 1 BLK

Paul George: 33 PTS, 7 REBS, 3 ASTS, 2 STLS

Cory Joseph: 24 PTS, 7 ASTS

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