Jazz and Celtics get very narrow wins against tough opposition

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The Boston Celtics got a huge win tonight over the Portland Trail Blazers as they grabbed a nervy one point victory in the final second.

The Celtics got a big 90-89 victory in Portland to help end the three game losing streak they've been on.

The got the crucial win whilst the Blazers lose for the second time in a row following their high scoring game with the Phoenix Suns.

Evan Turner was the man to save Boston as he hit a three pointer with just a second left in the game to give them the one point win.

Jared Sullinger got the critical assist as the Celtics came away with a very important victory.


Sullinger's ninth rebound was the key as it got the win the Celtics largely off the back of Avery Bradley's 18 point game.

Sullinger hit 17 points himself but the Celtics players were all playing catch up to Damian Lillard and his 21 points.

It wasn't enough for the Blazers however as they fell to a heavy home defeat ahead of a big game against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.

Meanwhile the Celtics face four more road games before going back to Boston with a trip to the Denver Nuggets next and their toughest game being a road trip to the inform Golden State Warriors after that.

Milwaukee fall at home.... again

The Milwaukee Bucks fell to another damaging defeat on home court tonight as they suffered a two point loss to the Utah Jazz.

Milwaukee have now lost four of their last six home games with tonight's 101-99 loss being their second in succession.

Gordon Hayward was the star man in the game for Utah after coming away with 24 points and Enes Kanter finishing the game 23 points.

They left the Bucks players way behind them with Brandon Knight and Jared Dudley both scoring 16 points.

The Bucks finish their home run Saturday night against the Detroit Pistons before taking a tough road trip to the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat.

Utah now return home for a four game stretch including tough games with the Golden State Warriors and LA Clippers.

Chicago defend home court

The Chicago Bulls got a somewhat unexpected win at home to the San Antonio Spurs with the Bulls emerging victorious in a relatively easy win.

Defeating the Spurs 104-81, the Bulls Derrick Rose was the key man after scoring 22 points in the game.

The Spurs suffered their first defeat after a run of four straight wins and crashed heavy in Chicago with a 23 point loss.

Clippers blow out Brooklyn

The LA Clippers walked to victory over the Brooklyn Nets tonight as they waltzed to a 39 point win.

The Clippers emerged as 123-84 winners with Blake Griffin's 24 points leading the way for Los Angeles.

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