Warriors and Cavaliers blow out Western Conference opposition; Clippers slip up

Published Add your comment

Football News

Wizards (5-9) 94, Magic (6-10) 91

John Wall (26/7/10) had a huge night with a big double-double as Otto Porter Jr. (19/7/2) put in a strong performance. Serge Ibaka (19/8/2) and Nikola Vucevic (17/17/2) could not save Orlando.

Mavericks (2-13) 90, Cavaliers (12-2) 128

Kevin Love's (27/10/4), Tristan Thompson's (11/12/1) and LeBron James's (19/5/11) double-doubles helped Cleveland blow out a hopeless Dallas. Dirk Nowitzki (15/6/3) led the Mavs in scoring.

Hornets (8-7) 111, Knicks (8-7) 113

Carmelo Anthony's (35/14/5) double-double proved crucial as the Knicks won in overtime. Derrick Rose (16/3/5) and Kristaps Porzingis (16/8/2) made valuable contributions. Marco Belinelli (19/2/3) was the highest scorer for Charlotte.

Bulls (10-6) 105, Sixers (4-12) 89

Jimmy Butler (26/4/3) and Dwyane Wade (26/5/2) combined for the bulk of Chicago's points against a depleted Philly team who were without Joel Embiid. Ersan Ilyasova (14/7/2) led the way for the home side.

Clippers (14-3) 97, Pistons (8-9) 108

Andre Drummond (16/10/1), Jon Leuer (11/11/4) and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (16/1/10) had double-doubles as six Pistons reached double figures. Blake Griffin (24/3/4) and JJ Redick (24/3/1) tied a game-high. Chris Paul (8/3/15) struggled to score.

Hawks (10-6) 68, Jazz (9-8) 95

Gordon Hayward (24/7/0) and George Hill (23/5/1) both shot above 50% for the Jazz. Rudy Gobert (10/10/1) and Trey Lyles (13/10/2) had double-doubles. Atlanta struggled to get the lid off the basket; Dennis Schroder (16/2/2) was their highest scorer.

Raptors (10-6) 105, Bucks (6-8) 99

DeMar DeRozan (26/7/4) and Kyle Lowry (19/5/6) were strong out of the backcourt as the Raptors overcame their conference rivals. Giannis Antetokounmpo (29/6/11) notched yet another double-double.

Heat (5-10) 90, Grizzlies (10-6) 81

Tyler Johnson (22/5/0) was impressive off the bench as Miami won despite Hassan Whiteside's (4/12/1) low scoring. Mike Conley (16/4/3) was the Grizzlies' top scorer in his 22 minutes.

Nets (4-11) 97, Pacers (8-9) 118

Glenn Robinson III (20/6/0) led the Pacers without Paul George as six players scored at least 11 points. Brook Lopez (20/4/2) tied the game-high in scoring.

Thunder (9-8) 132, Nuggets (6-10) 129

Russell Westbrook's (36/12/18) sixth triple-double of the season led the Thunder to this overtime victory. Victor Oladipo (26/4/7) had a night. Wilson Chandler (32/11/4) and Jameer Nelson (21/4/13) were on song for Denver.

Timberwolves (5-10) 98, Suns (5-12) 85

Karl-Anthony Towns (22/10/4) and Andrew Wiggins (25/5/1) regained their form to some extent after poor showings against the Pelicans. Eric Bledsoe (23/6/10) had a team-high as Devin Booker (11/2/2) struggled.

Pelicans (6-11) 104, Blazers (9-9) 119

Damian Lillard (27/4/11) and CJ McCollum (24/1/3) top-scored for Portland as Maurice Harkless (19/11/1) and Mason Plumlee (12/14/8) had double-doubles. Anthony Davis (31/13/2) had his usual night.

Warriors (14-2) 109, Lakers (8-9) 85

Without Julius Randle, D'Angelo Russell and Nick Young it was always going to be tough for L.A. Kevin Durant (29/6/9), Stephen Curry (24/5/5) and Klay Thompson (18/7/0) led the Warriors. Jordan Clarkson (20/2/0) had a strong night.

Rockets (10-6) 117, Kings (6-10) 104

James Harden's (23/10/10) fourth triple-double of the season - backed up by Trevor Ariza (18/9/3) and Clint Capela (17/10/0) - helped Houston overcome a DeMarcus Cousins (32/9/1) led Sacramento.

Charlotte Hornets
Southeast Division
Eastern Conference
New York Knicks
Atlantic Division
Phoenix Suns
Pacific Division
Western Conference
Toronto Raptors
Miami Heat
L.A. Clippers
Washington Wizards
Cleveland Cavaliers
Central Division
New Orleans Pelicans
Southwest Division
Dallas Mavericks
Brooklyn Nets
Milwaukee Bucks
Indiana Pacers
Utah Jazz
Northwest Division
Sacramento Kings
Portland Trail Blazers
Philadelphia 76ers
Golden State Warriors
Chicago Bulls
Atlanta Hawks
Orlando Magic
Memphis Grizzlies
Denver Nuggets
Minnesota Timberwolves
Houston Rockets
L.A. Lakers
Detroit Pistons
Oklahoma City Thunder

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport - NBA Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again