Keith Firmin brings you The Wrap-Up on all of last night’s NBA games including, Green’s 3 to beat the Heat and with the Kings losing again – how long is it until DeMarcus Cousins goes off the rails?
Utah @ Toronto
The Utah Jazz remain the only team without a win in the league as they got beaten 115-91 by the Toronto Raptors. All but one Raptor got on the score sheet in the win.
Jefferson dunks over Jonas
Orlando @ Atlanta
In the last four minutes of the game, the Hawks out scored the Magic 15-5 to get a comfortable lead and take the win, 104-94. Millsap and Teague contributed double-doubles and Horford registered four blocks in the win. Vucevic had a sub-par night for the Magic, only grabbing six boards to go with his seven points.
Oladipo with the tough lay-in
Indiana @ Brooklyn
In the Pacers’ 96-91 win over the Nets, there was very little separating the two teams throughout. Brooklyn kept within touching distance of Indiana but struggled to find a knockout blow and eventually ran out of time. Deron Williams reached ten assists for the first time this year as he recorded a 17 point, 10 assist performance. The Pacers’ starting line-up was responsible for 81% of their 96 points with Paul George top scoring on 24.
Philadelphia @ Cleveland
Kyrie Irving blew chances at the end of regulation and in overtime to win the game for the Cavs but made sure that a third OT wouldn’t be needed, as he scored with less than a second to go to give the Cavaliers the 127-125 victory. Irving was 15-of-33 for 39 points to lead all scorers.
Kyrie wins the game
Boston @ Miami
Dwyane Wade missed two late free throws that would have put the game beyond reach for the Heat, only for Jeff Green to nail a buzzer beating three to give the Celtics a 111-110 victory. Green finished with 24 points while LeBron James led all scorers with 25.
Jeff Green does the impossible
Two defenders hold onto LeBron but he STILL scores
Los Angeles Clippers @ Houston
The Houston Rockets got beaten by the Clippers 107-94 to leave them winless against LA teams this year. DeAndre Jordan grabbed 18 rebounds compared to Howard’s eight, as the Clippers made it two wins out of two against the Rockets this week. CP3’s double-double streak continues as he finished with 14 points and 13 dimes.
Golden State @ Memphis
Foul trouble couldn’t stop Zach Randolph from getting a double-double in the Grizzlies 108-90 win over the Warriors. His 23 points and 11 rebounds sparked life into a Memphis team who have yet to find form this season. Steph Curry had 22 points.
Dallas @ Milwaukee
The Mavericks edged a close one against the Bucks, 91-83. The win snaps the two-game losing skid the Mavs were on and takes them to 4-3 on the season. O.J. Mayo’s game-high 28 points weren’t enough for the Bucks who received just 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists from the bench.
Portland @ Sacramento
For the second game in a row, the Blazers beat the Kings, this time trumping them in Sacramento, 96-85. Lillard had a woeful 1-for-15 night shooting night but was rescued by the other four starters who combined for 67 points, led by Aldridge’s 22 points. DeMarcus Cousins received no help from his starting teammates, who contributed only 16 points to Cousins’ 33. This loss drops the Kings to 1-5 on the season. Freeland finished with four points, one board, two assists and a block in 15 minutes.