Keith Firmin brings you The Wrap-Up on all of last night’s NBA games including Millsap being posterised and
Milwaukee @ Charlotte
The Bobcats beat the Bucks for the second time this year with the margin of victory being determined by three inches. With the score at 111-108 to Charlotte and with 1.6 remaining in overtime, Khris Middleton nailed a shot from the wing that would have tied the game but for the fact he was standing on the line to make it a two and the final score 111-110. Kemba Walker finished with 25 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists for Charlotte.
Detroit @ Cleveland
The Pistons displayed their Jekyll-side with the 115-92 win over the Cavs, halting their mini two-game slump in the process. Seven Pistons scored in double-figures led by Josh Smith’s 25.
New York @ Orlando
When Carmelo Anthony left the game with an ankle sprain, the Knicks were up by 20. They eventually won the game by 7, 103-98. JR Smith came off the bench to register 18 points and 10 rebounds. Arron Afflalo finished with a game-high 26 points, including 5-of-7 from distance.
Indiana @ Brooklyn
After a run that saw the Nets win four of five games, they have now lost three consecutive games with the latest being a 103-86 loss to the Pacers. Paul George and Lance Stephenson combined to score 52 points.
Atlanta @ Miami
Without LeBron James’ 38 points, eight rebounds and six assists the Heat wouldn’t have beaten the Hawks, 121-118 in overtime. Atlanta had a balanced offensive output with Millsap, Horford and Teague combining for 72 points.
LeBron puts Millsap on a poster:
Dallas @ Houston
The Mavericks came out on top in the Battle of Texas, 111-104. Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points to lead all scorers. Dwight Howard finished with 29 points and 15 rebounds for the Rockets.
Utah @ Memphis
The Grizzlies’ 104-94 win over the Jazz was the first time since mid-November that Memphis have won back-to-back games. Zach Randolph had 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, with the Memphis bench contributing 43 points. Gordon Hayward posted 16 points, 11 rebounds, nine assists and four blocks in the loss.
Toronto @ San Antonio
One night after the Raptors upset the Thunder at home, they visited the Spurs in Texas but were unable to repeat their feat, going down 112-99. Tony Parker scored 26 points and dished out eight assists in San Antonio’s 22nd win of the season.
Golden State @ Denver
With an 89-81 loss to the Warriors, the Nuggets are now in the middle of their longest losing streak of the season. Their fourth straight loss came at the hands of David Lee’s 28 points and 10 rebounds.
Los Angeles Lakers @ Phoenix
The Suns’ 117-90 win over the Lakers took them to 8-2 in their last ten games. Miles Plumlee dominated the boards as he added 20 rebounds to his 17 points. Eric Bledsoe flirted with a triple-double with 16 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.
New Orleans @ Sacramento
The Pelicans snapped their four-game losing streak with a 113-100 win over the Kings. Tyreke Evans led the way with 25 points and 12 assists. Jrue Holiday and Anthony Davis also had double-doubles.
Isaiah Thomas spins and assists on this play: