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Tuesday, April 27 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

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With under a month remaining in the regular season, the playoff picture is starting to take shape.

We've got you covered with all the final scores, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers from results from Tuesday's six-game slate.

Oklahoma City Thunder 119, Boston Celtics 115

Lu Dort (24 points) and Darius Bazley (21 points) guide the Thunder past the Celtics to snap their 14-game losing streak!

The sixth-seed Celtics are no tied with the Miami Heat (32-30) dropping closer to the Eastern Conference Play-In seeds.

Milwaukee Bucks 114, Charlotte Hornets 104

Giannis Antetokounmpo led five players in double figures with 29 points, 12 rebounds, eight assists and three steals as the Bucks held off the Hornets' late rally.

Portland Trail Blazers 133, Indiana Pacers 112

Anfernee Simons had the hot hand for Portland, knocking down nine 3s for his 27 points, picking up a valuable win as they halt their five-game skid.

Meanwhile, Damian Lillard became just the 10th player in NBA history to reach 2,000 3-pointers and the second youngest behind Steph Curry.

Brooklyn Nets 116, Toronto Raptors 103

Jeff Green was dunking all over the raptors on his way to a team-high 22 points, leading seven Nets players in double figures.

With the win and losses for Charlotte and Boston, the Nets have officially clinched their spot in the playoffs.

Minnesota Timberwolves 114, Houston Rockets 107

Karl-Anthony Towns poured in 31 points, nine rebounds and three steals to power the Timberwolves to their third-straight win.

Dallas Mavericks 133, Golden State Warriors 103

Luka Doncic scored 23 of his 39 points in the third quarter as the Mavericks cruised past the Warriors to make it four wins from their past five games.

He added eight assists and six rebounds on the night, while Steph Curry led the Warriors with 27 points.

A 28-0 run in the first half blew the game open as the Mavs held the Warriors to just 29 first-half points - their lowest-scoring half in the Steve Kerr era.

Top Fantasy Performers

Jaylen Brown: 39 PTS (13-26 FG), 11 REB, 3 AST, 4 STL

Giannis Antetokounmpo: 29 PTS (11-19 FG), 12 REB, 8 AST, 3 STL, 1 BLK

Anfernee Simons: 27 PTS (9-10 3PT), 4 REB, 4 AST, 2 STL

Kevin Durant: 17 PTS (5-7 FG), 10 REB, 4 AST, 2 STL, 2 BLK

Christian Wood: 24 PTS (9-12 FG), 18 REB, 5 AST, 1 BLK

Karl-Anthony Towns: 31 PTS (12-22 FG), 7 REB, 5 AST, 1 STL

Luka Doncic: 39 PTS (15-23 FG), 8 AST, 6 REB, 2 STL

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