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Lakers beat Thunder at the buzzer; Anthony Davis has quiet night; New York win again

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Thunder (8-7) 109, Lakers (8-7) 111

The Lakers got revenge on the Thunder for their early season loss as a Nick Young buzzer beater secured the W at the Staples Center.

Six players from the Purple and Gold got themselves into double digits, including rookie Brandon Ingram, who had 11 points. Jordan Clarkson led the team in scoring with 18 points off the bench, but Swaggy P kept up his good start to the season with 17 of his own, including four three-pointers.

Russell Westbrook had 34 points, eight rebounds and 13 assists on the night and Steven Adams chipped in with another 20 as the Thunder had some joy on the inside. However, Young's late three-point dagger sealed the deal.

Trail Blazers (8-8) 103, Knicks (7-7) 107

Whatever happened during the Knick's behind-closed-doors meeting on Saturday night must have worked, because the Big Apple franchise are 2-0 since they cleared the air.

Kristaps Porzingis was the star of the show once again. The massive Latvian scored 31 points and had nine rebounds while Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose chipped in with 17 and 18 points respectively.

Ed Davis had a 14-point and 10-rebound double-double while Damian Lillard put up 22 points. However, Portland couldn't follow up their win in Brooklyn with another W in New York.

Pelicans (5-10) 112, Hawks (9-5) 94

The Pelicans won, but, believe it or not, it wasn't the Anthony Davis show. The Brow had 13 points and three blocks for an uncharacteristically quiet night, while E'Twaun Moore (15), Jrue Holiday (15), Terrence Jones (17) and Tim Frazier (21) all outscored him.

Another All-Star to have a quiet night was Dwight Howard. Atlanta's center has been averaging a double-double this season, but only put up eight points and six rebounds in 18 minutes.

The Hawks hardly had a prolific night themselves as Paul Millsap could only manage 10 points. Dennis Schroder and Kyle Korver led the team with 14 points each, but the Pelicans ran out comfortable winners in this one.

Bulls (9-6) 107, Nuggets (6-8) 110

The Chicago Bulls have surprised a lot of people with their fine start to the season, but they came unstuck at the Pepsi Center against a great team performance from the Denver Nuggets.

Six Denver players managed to get into double-digits last night with rookie Jamal Murray dropping a team-high 24 in just over 21 minutes. A 14-point and 14-rebound double-double from Jusuf Nurkic was also crucial to the victory.

For Chicago, Jimmy Butler led the team once again with an impressive 35 points and both Taj Gibson and Rajon Rondo produced double-doubles. Dwyane Wade returned to drop 22 points too, but some expert Denver free throw shooting got them across the line.

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