There were nine action-packed NBA games on Thursday.
Below, you’ll find the biggest storylines, highlights and stats from each game.
Charlotte Hornets def. New York Knicks, 107-101
Terry Rozier leads the Hornets to victory with a game-high 26 points on 7-for-15 shooting from the field.
– Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) February 27, 2020
Rozier has now scored 20 or more points in 22 games this season. He had 12 career 20-point games entering this season.
Cleveland Cavaliers def. Philadelphia 76ers, 108-94
In losing to the Cavaliers in Cleveland, the 76ers are now 9-21 on the road this season.
After tonight’s loss in Cleveland, the 76ers are 9-21 on the road this season.
Only the Warriors and Hawks have more road losses. pic.twitter.com/rSam6DJZid
– StatMuse (@statmuse) February 27, 2020
To make matters worse, Philadelphia lost Joel Embiid to an early left shoulder sprain.
Washington Wizards def. Brooklyn Nets, 110-106
Bradley Beal scored a team-high 30 points for the Wizards, but it was Jerome Robinson who stole the show. His 3-pointer with 9.5 seconds remaining in regulation put Washington ahead and helped the Wizards snap a three-game losing streak.
🗣️ JEROME!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/eQeSmKiFjP
– Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) February 27, 2020
Orlando Magic def. Atlanta Hawks, 130-120
Evan Fournier (28 points) and Aaron Gordon (25 points, 10 rebounds) help the Magic overcome a 37-point, 11-assist double-double from Trae Young.
– Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) February 27, 2020
Minnesota Timberwolves def. Miami Heat, 129-126
The Timberwolves hand the Heat their fourth loss in Miami this season.
CLUTCH D, M BEAS 😤 pic.twitter.com/B9j7a7tB1L
– Minnesota Timberwolves (@Timberwolves) February 27, 2020
D’Angelo Russell did a little bit of everything in the win for Minnesota, scoring 27 points, handing out six assists, pulling down five rebounds and coming up with one block.
Houston Rockets def. Memphis Grizzlies, 140-112
The Rockets jumped out to an early lead and never looked back.
James Harden and Russell Westbrook combine for 63 points, while Austin Rivers comes up with 23 points off the bench in the win.
🚫 ➡️ Buzzer Beater 🔥 pic.twitter.com/YadmfR6h1p
– Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) February 27, 2020
Dallas Mavericks def. San Antonio Spurs, 109-103
Luka Doncic is now tied with Jason Kidd for the most triple-doubles in Mavericks history. He’s 20 years old.
– NBA.com/Stats (@nbastats) February 27, 2020
LA Clippers def. Phoenix Suns, 102-92
Kawhi Leonard came to play, finishing with 24 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and three steals in his 35 minutes on the court.
– LA Clippers (@LAClippers) February 27, 2020
Boston Celtics def. Utah Jazz, 114-103
Jayson Tatum does it again, this time with 33 points and 11 rebounds against one of the best defensive teams in the league.
📺: ESPN pic.twitter.com/1yRTesGYwK
– NBA (@NBA) February 27, 2020
The Celtics are now only half a game behind the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference standings.