NBA on Thursday night was about two great legends of the game for Russell Westbrook he got his 31st and matched Wilt Chamberlin’s single season record, while LeBron James became the seventh player in NBA history to record 50 career triple-doubles.
Pistons stun Cavs
The Cleveland Cavaliers are now on a three-game losing streak after the lost to the Detroit Pistons 101-106 last night. Reggie Jackson had 21 points and five assists, Andre Drummond had a 20-point, 16 rebound double-double, and Tobias Harris finished with 15 points and nine rebounds.
LeBron James led the Cavaliers with a 29-point, 13-rebound, 10 assist triple-double, Kyrie Irving had 27 points and five rebounds, and Channing Frye had 15 points and nine rebounds.
The LA Clippers gave the Memphis grizzlies their fourth consecutive loss and beat them 114-98. Austin Rivers had 20 points, five rebounds and four assists, Chris Paul had 19 points, four rebounds and seven assists, and JJ Redick finished with 15 points.
Marc Gasol had 20 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Grizzlies, Zach Randolph had an 18-point, 11-rebound double-double, and Mike Conley had 13 points and four assists.
Thunder down Spurs
Russell Westbrook’s 23-point, 13-rebound, 13-assist triple-double was all enough for OKC beat the San Antonio Spurs 102-92. Nigerian-American guard Victor Oladipo had 20 points and four rebounds, and Enes Kanter finished with a 14-point, 10-rebound double-double.
The Spurs were led by Kawhi Leonard with 19 points, Pau Gasol had 18 points and seven rebounds, and LaMarcus Aldridge ended the game with 17 points and six rebounds.
Blazers defeats Sixers
The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 114-108 on the back of Jusuf Nurkic’s career-high 28 points, 20 rebounds, eight assists and six blocks. Damian Lillard had 24 points, four rebounds and four assists, and CJ McCollum had 23 points and four rebounds.
Dario Saric led Philly with 28 points and nine rebounds, Robert Covington had a 24-point, 13-rebound double-double, and Jahlil Okafor had 16 points and four rebounds.
Lakers outclass Suns
The Los Angeles Lakers got their first win in eight games after beating the Suns 122-110 in Phoenix. D’Angelo Russell had 28 points and four rebounds, Jordan Clarkson had 19 points and Julius Randle and Larry Nance Jr both had 13 points and eight rebounds.
The Suns were led by Devin Booker with 23 points and six rebounds, Marquese Chriss had 18 points and six rebounds, TJ Warren had a 17-point, 13-rebound