With 10 NBA games on the schedule, there was a lot to look forward to on Friday night.
There was big individual performances, statement wins and more, in another action packed night around the league.
Catch up on all the news, scores and highlights below.
Six players score in double figures, led by Jordan McRae’s near triple-double of 29 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists.
The Wizards improve to 3-3 with this win against the Hawks.
Cheers to the weekend!
– Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) January 11, 2020
Six players score in double figures for the Pelicans, led by the former Laker duo of Brandon Ingram (28p/9a/6r) and Lonzo Ball (15p/11a/6r). With this win at MSG without Zion Williamson, the Pelicans have now won 8 of their last 11.
Six players score in double figures for the Knicks as well but they lose their fifth straight.
🚨 AT THE BUZZER 🚨
BI leads all scorers with 17 points at the half! pic.twitter.com/hb02WV9ber
– New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) January 11, 2020
Brooklyn Nets 117, Miami Heat 113
Behind 26 points and 14 assists from Spencer Dinwiddie, the Nets come from behind to win and snap their 7-game losing streak. Jimmy Butler scores a game-high 33 in a losing cause.
The Nets held it down defensively on the Heat’s penultimate possession:
Nets covered it well but this is a pretty clever play given the situation, giving Bam a screen going away from the ball to setup a DHO three. One to file away for later. pic.twitter.com/oJ3r8redrp
– Couper Moorhead (@CoupNBA) January 11, 2020
Zach LaVine’s game-high 43 can’t stop the Bulls from dropping their sixth straight game.
Meanwhile, the Pacers were led by Myles Turner’s double-double of 27 points and 14 rebounds as they were missing Malcolm Brogdon and Domantas Sabonis.
Zach LaVine scored 20-straight points for the Bulls 🔥
Finished the game with 43 PTS on 8-13 3-PT pic.twitter.com/rQq05J7vMb
– Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 11, 2020
Rookie Ja Morant scores 22 while recording career-highs in rebounds (7) and assists (14) as the Grizzlies beat the Spurs at home.
– NBA (@NBA) January 11, 2020
The Suns close the game on an 8-0 run thanks to a couple of big 3-pointers by Devin Booker.
Booker finishes with 24 points and 5 assists in the win.
– Phoenix Suns (@Suns) January 11, 2020
Rudy Gobert dominates with 15 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks in 29 minutes.
📹| @rudygobert27 ⤵
– Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) January 11, 2020
The Lakers blew out the Mavericks from start to finish behind a dominant LeBron James performance. James finished with 35 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists, while Kye Kuzma had 26 points after replacing the injured Anthony Davis in the starting lineup.
Spin move: LeBron
– Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 11, 2020
Giannis Antetokounmpo was held to a season low 13 points, but 27 and 11 rebounds from Khris Middleton and 24 from Eric Bledsoe helped the Bucks to a comfortable win on the road.
– Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) January 11, 2020
Kawhi Leonard finished with 36 points, nine rebounds and five assists, while Lou Williams had 21 off the bench, as the Clippers rolled over the Warriors.
KAWHI. ANTHONY. LEONARD. 🤯
– LA Clippers (@LAClippers) January 11, 2020