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Tuesday, Jan. 5 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

The 2020-21 NBA season continued with five games and 10 teams in action.

With plenty of storylines to look back on, we've got you covered with final scores, news, stats, highlights and the top fantasy performers below.

Brooklyn Nets 130, Utah Jazz 96

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Even without Kevin Durant, the Nets blowout the visiting Jazz by 34 points. Five players scored in double figures led by Kyrie Irving's 29.

Brooklyn opened the game up in the first quarter, outscoring Utah 35-14, courtesy of Kyrie's perfect period.

Los Angeles Lakers 94, Memphis Grizzlies 92

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Both LeBron and AD combine for 26, leading the Lakers to a close win in Memphis. The Lakers pull-off a 4-0 road trip!

Denver Nuggets 123, Minnesota Timberwolves 116

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Nikola Jokic continued his explosive start to the season, recording 35 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and three steals in the win.

San Antonio Spurs 116, LA Clippers 113

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Patty Mills has the hot hand in Los Angeles, knocking down a career-high EIGHT 3-pointers. He finishes with a team-high 27 points in 28 minutes, coming off the bench as the Spurs hand the Clippers their third loss of the season.

Chicago Bulls 111, Portland Trail Blazers 108

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This clutch triple by Zach LaVine helps the Bulls win this one, capping off a 20-point comeback.

Top Fantasy Performers

Kyrie Irving: 29 PTS (12-19 FGs), 6 REBS, 5 ASTS, 3 STLS

Jarrett Allen: 19 PTS (8-9 FGs), 18 REBS, 3 STLS, 2 BLKS

LeBron James: 26 PTS, 11 REBS, 7 ASTS, 1 STL, 1 BLK

Anthony Davis: 26 PTS, 10 REBS, 4 ASTS, 3 STLS, 3 BLKS

Nikola Jokic: 35 PTS (12-20 FGs), 15 REBS, 6 ASTS, 3 STLS

Juancho Hernangomez: 25 PTS (10-14 FGs), 8 REBS, 2 ASTS, 2 STLS

D'Angelo Russell: 33 PTS, 11 ASTS, 3 REBS, 2 STLS

Kawhi Leonard: 30 PTS, 10 ASTS, 3 REBS, 2 STLS

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