Post Up: The Takeover

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson come up big in Miami, while Denver upsets the Clippers.
by February 25, 2016

Hornets 103 (29-27), Cavs 114 (41-15)

Both Kyrie and LeBron had 23 points in Cleveland’s bounce-back win. In his Cavs debut, Channing Frye had 15 points and hit 4 three-pointers in 18 minutes.

Knicks 105 (24-35), Pacers 108 (31-26)

Paul George scored 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter as Indy sent the Knicks to their 13th loss in 15 games.

76ers 91 (8-49), Pistons 111 (29-29)

Tobias Harris had his best game as a Piston, scoring 22 points in Detroit’s easy win.

Warriors 118 (51-5), Heat 112 (32-25)

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were huge down the stretch, scoring 27 of Golden State’s final 29 points. Curry finished with 42 points.

T-Wolves 105 (18-40), Raptors 114 (38-18)

Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan combined to score 52 points as the Raptors picked up their third straight victory, and ninth straight at home.

Wizards 104 (26-30), Bulls 109 (30-26)

Big win for Chicago, who was without Derrick Rose (hamstring) and Jimmy Butler (knee). All five starters pitched in double digits, while Doug McDermott dropped an electric baseline dunk:

Lakers 119 (11-48), Grizzlies 128 (33-23)

Kobe Bryant scored 13 points in his final game in Memphis. Mike Conley had 24 points and 8 assists for the Grizz, who never trailed in the ballgame.

Thunder 116 (41-16), Mavs 103 (30-28)

Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 33 points, but it wasn’t enough against Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, who both scored 24 points. The Mavs ended up losing their sixth in eight games.

Nuggets 87 (23-35), Clippers 81 (37-20)

Despite scoring just 34 points in the second half, Denver was able to survive Los Angeles’ comeback attempts.

Spurs 108 (48-9), Kings 92 (24-32)

Tony Parker led all scorers with 23 points and Kawhi Leonard returned from a two-game absence to score 18 points.