Post Up: Giannis Scores 50 Points as Bucks Win Eighth Straight

Nets 108 (9-8), Cavaliers 106 (5-12)

Spencer Dinwiddie’s fadeaway jumpshot with 1.6 seconds left broke the tie and gave Brooklyn the win. Dinwiddie finished with a team-high 23 points.

Magic 88 (6-10), Pistons 103 (6-11)

Detroit was given the scoring edge thanks to six double-digit scorers, led by Luke Kennard’s 20 points. Terrence Ross scored 19 points for the Magic.

Grizzlies 114 (5-11), Pacers 126 (10-6)

Four of Indiana’s starters notched 13 or more points, paced by TJ Warren’s 26 points. Ja Morant had to leave the game after falling over a cameraman, but he thankfully returned injury-free, finishing with 19 points.

Timberwolves 125 (9-8), Hawks 113 (4-13)

Another high-scoring night for Trae Young was spoiled as Minnesota came away with the victory. Young poured in 37 points while adding 9 assists and 6 rebounds. Karl-Anthony Towns led the way for the Wolves with 28 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists.

Kings 102 (7-9), Celtics 103 (12-4)

Sacramento and Boston came down to the wire as they exchanged buckets in crunch time. Marcus Smart hit the go-ahead layup with 31 seconds left to put the Celtics ahead for good. Buddy Hield put up 41 points and hit 11 threes but came up short of the win.

Hornets 100 (6-12), Heat 117 (12-4)

Bam Adebayo and Jimmy Butler each scored 21 points to help Miami get its 12th win. Terry Rozier led the Hornets with 19 points.

76ers 96 (11-6), Raptors 101 (12-4)

Pascal Siakam hit the clutch and-1 over two defenders to help the Raptors seal the close victory. Siakam poured in 25 points while teammate Fred VanVleet added 24 points. Josh Richardson put in 25 points for Philly.

Blazers 117 (6-12), Bulls 94 (6-12)

Carmelo Anthony was in vintage form Monday night. The veteran scored a game-high 25 points, hitting four 3-pointers and grabbing 8 rebounds. He also passed Alex English for 18th on the all-time scoring list.

Jazz 118 (11-6), Bucks 122 (14-3)

Giannis Antetokounmpo is following up his MVP win last season with another incredible performance this year. He finished with 50 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists as the Bucks edged out the Jazz.

Lakers 114 (15-2), Spurs 104 (6-12)

LeBron James isn’t slowing down in Year 17. He put up 33 points in 35 minutes to keep the Lakers on their hot start to the season.

Thunder 100 (6-10), Warriors 97 (3-15)

Oklahoma City scored 26 points in the fourth quarter as they closed out the road win. Chris Paul hit a go-ahead midrange shot with under 40 seconds left that sealed Golden State’s fate. Paul finished with 20 points.