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Wednesday, May 5 – NBA scores, updates, news, stats, highlights and top fantasy performers

There were nine NBA games to look forward to on Wednesday.

Follow along below for final scores, stats and highlights from each contest.

Boston Celtics 132, Orlando Magic 96

This one was never close, with Kemba Walker pouring in 32 points and Jayson Tatum adding 27 and seven rebounds.

Portland Trail Blazers 141, Cleveland Cavaliers 105

Dame Lilard tallied 32 points and nine assists in three quarters as the Blazers cruised to a blow out win over the Cavaliers.

Memphis Grizzlies 139, Minnesota Timberwolves 135

Ja Morant and Anthony Edwards went head-to-head in this one, with Morant pouring in 37 points and 10 assists to compete with 42 points, six rebounds and seven assists from Edwards.

Washington Wizards 134, Milwaukee Bucks 135

Jrue Holiday top scored with 29 points and six assists for Milwaukee, while Bradley Beal went off for 42. Russell Westbrook also added another triple-double, with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 17 assists.

Phoenix Suns 103, Atlanta Hawks 135

The Hawks crushed the Suns in the fourth to pick up a big win behind seven different players reaching double-figures. Clint Capela led the pack with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Devin Booker finished with 30 for the Suns.

Sacramento Kings 104, Indiana Pacers 93

31 points and 12 rebounds from Marvin Bagley III was enough to lift the Kings over a disappointing Pacers lineup.

Philadelphia 76ers 135, Houston Rockets 115

Joel Embiid dominated the Rockets to tally 34 points and 12 rebounds in just 24 minutes and the Sixers cruised to solidify their spot at the top of the East.

Ben Simmons knocks down the smooth looking jumper.

New York Knicks 97, Denver Nuggets 113

MVP favourite Nikola Jokic scored 24 of his 32 points in the first quarter as the Nuggets picked up an impressive win over the surging Knicks.

San Antonio Spurs 94, Utah Jazz 126

30 points off the bench from Jordan Clarkson and 24 for Bojan Bogdanovic helped the Jazz cruise by the Spurs.

Top Fantasy Performers

Damian Lillard: 32 PTS, 9 ASTS, 3 REBS, 2 STLS

Ja Morant: 37 PTS, 10 ASTS, 4 REBS, 2 STLS

Anthony Edwards: 42 PTS, 7 ASTS, 6 REBS

D'Angelo Russell: 22 PTS, 14 ASTS, 4 REBS

Russell Westbrook: 29 PTS, 17 ASTS, 12 REBS, 3 STLS

Bradley Beal: 42 PTS, 4 REBS, 3 ASTS

Giannis Antetokounmpo: 23 PTS, 9 REBS, 8 ASTS

Delon Wright: 23 PTS, 7 REBS, 6 ASTS, 6 STLS

Domantas Sabonis: 17 PTS, 13 REBS, 8 ASTS, 2 STLS

Kelly Olynyk: 27 PTS, 11 REBS, 8 ASTS, 3 BLKS

Nikola Jokic: 32 PTS, 12 REBS, 6 ASTS, 2 STLS, 2 BLKS

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