As the dust settles on the 2021 NBA trade deadline it can be easy to forget we still have basketball to play!
Five games are on the slate on Thursday on a day that truly signifies the road to the postseason is about to begin.
Keep it right here for all the news, scores, updates and top fantasy performers of the day!
Portland Trail Blazers 125, Miami Heat 122
CJ McCollum poured in 29 of his 35 points in the first half to help the Blazers to a hard fought win on the road.
Bam Adebayo led Miami with 29 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.
give it to the 🔥 hot 🔥 hand pic.twitter.com/2wUjhNtaEO- Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) March 25, 2021
AIRPLANE MODE pic.twitter.com/EbNYZ3nyjR- Portland Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) March 26, 2021
Washington Wizards 102, New York Knicks 106
The Knicks outscored the Wizards 39-24 in the fourth quarter to comeback from a double-digit deficit in the fourth.
Alec Burks led the Knicks with 27 points and six rebounds. Bradley Beal tallied 26 for Washington.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Alec Burks.- NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) March 26, 2021
4th consecutive 20 point game for AB pic.twitter.com/0Ug42kwxkS
LA Clippers 98, San Antonio Spurs 85
Paul George finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds as the Clippers used a big fourth quarter to coast to a win in San Antonio.
DeMar DeRozan was top scorer for the Spurs with 23 points.
Hoop + the harm 😤- LA Clippers (@LAClippers) March 26, 2021
📺 @FoxSportsWest | @Yg_Trece pic.twitter.com/qr8TMGYZSk
Philadelphia 76ers 109, Los Angeles Lakers 101
Dwight Howard and Danny Green both picked up their championship rings on return to Staples Centre. It was the beginning of an eventful night for Howard, who was ejected at the end of the first quarter for picking up his second technical.
Green on the other hand played a major part in the win for Philadelphia, pouring in 28 points on 8-for-12 from beyond the arc.
Welcome back, Champs 💍💍 pic.twitter.com/vmEgKYhM9v- Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) March 26, 2021
Golden State Warriors 119, Sacramento Kings 141
A blowout win for the Kings was puncuated by a monster 44-point night for De'Aaron Fox. Fox finished a sizzling 16-for-22 from the field and added seven assists to go along with it.
𝟮𝟬 𝗣𝗢𝗜𝗡𝗧𝗦 in the 2nd quarter for 🦊 pic.twitter.com/fOFP80YNrb- Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) March 26, 2021
Top Fantasy performers
CJ McCollum - 35 points, 8 assists, 6-for-14 3P
Bam Adebayo - 29 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, 5 blocks
Russell Westbrook - 13 points, 18 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 steals, 4 blocks
Ivica Zubac - 10 points, 13 rebounds, 5 blocks
Danny Green - 28 points, 5 rebounds, 8-for-12 3P
De'Aaron Fox - 44 points, 7 assists, 3 steals
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