LA Lakers 86 – 105 Oklahoma City Thunder:
Five Oklahoma City Thunder players scored double figures, as they emphatically beat Lebron James, LA Lakers 105 – 86.
34 year-old Chris Paul led OKC with a game-high 21 points, converting 7/9 2-point attempt, while maintaining a perfect free throw record 4/4 in the game.
Italian Danilo Galinari also scored double points figures, 19points, in 25 minutes played in the match-up. Lebron James who started the game, added a double double for Lakers, scoring 19 points 11 rebounds, which was not enough to help Lakers win their first game, in the last two played.
Washington Wizards 98 – 107 Philadelphia Sixers:
Sixers Centre Joel Embiid non-stop bubble continues, as he score a double double to help Sixers beat Washington Wizards 107 – 98, in Orlando. The Cameroonian is averaging 32.7 Points Per Game 13.7 Rebounds Per Game 4 Assist Per Game 1.7 Steals 1.7 Blocks, since the restart of the 2019/20 NBA season.
The victory for Philadelphia Sixers means they will remain in the 6th position in the Eastern Conference, if they maintain or possibly improve on their current standings, play-off is inevitable.
Jerome Robinson for Washington Wizards alongside Thomas Bryant scored an equal 19 points, but the latter had a double double.
Tobias Harris for the Sixers net 17 points.
San Antonio Spurs 126 – 132 Denver Nuggets:
Michael Porter jr remains one of the most consistent Basketball player since the NBA had restarted, as he scoops a double double, 30 points 15 rebounds, to hand Denver Nuggets their second successive win, beating San Antonio Spurs 126-132, in Orlando.
Nikola Jokic for the Nuggets, also scored a double double, 25 points 11 assist.
Rudy Gay scored 24 points in 26 minutes played, while Derrick White, Keldon Johnson and DeMar DeRozan added a combined 61 points for the Spurs, who remain without a win in their last two games.
Utah Jazz 124 – 115 Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies shambolic start to the NBA bubble, lingers, as they fail to beat to Utah Jazz, in one of the games played at the early hours of today.
Joe Ingles scored 25 points, Mike Conley added 23 points, while Australian Rudy Gobert had an outrageous offensive and defensive plays, wrapping up a double double, 21 points 16 rebounds 2 steals and 3 blocks.
After missing Grizzlies last defeats to the New Orleans Pelicans, Ja Morant returned by scoring 20 points, with just an assist away from scoring a double double.
Grizzlies are currently occupying the last playoff spot in the Western Conference, and could miss out of, shambolic form continues, with the Portland Trail blazers coming behind them.
Toronto Raptors 109 – 99 Orlando Magic:
The defending champions maintained a perfect start to the bubble with a record of 3/3, as they beat host City Orlando Magic 109 – 99.
Fred VanVleet continues to improve on consistency level, with yet another match winning display for the Raptors against Orlando, as he bagged a double double, 21 points 10 assist. Pascal Siakiam added 16 points, while Norman Powell scored 14 points.
Terrence Ross and Evan Fournier added 15 points a-piece, while Nikola Vucevic registered 12 points.
Boston Celtics 149 – 115 Brooklyn Nets:
Boston Celtics pummeled Brooklyn Nets 149-115, in a game that saw seven Celtics players score double-figures.
Jaylen Brown scored 21 points, Jayson Taytum added 19 points, Gordon Hayward registered 18 points for the Celtics.
Brooklyn Nets who continue to miss their keymen, get second loss of the bubble so far. Jeremiah Martin added 20 points. Joe Harris and Caris LeVert registered 14 and 13 points respectively.