Post Up: Jamal Murray Drops 28 Points, Hits Game-Winner

by December 24, 2019
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Hawks 118 (6-25), Cavaliers 121 (9-21)

Cleveland has popped off three straight wins. The Cavs’ backcourt duo of Collin Sexton (25 points) and Darius Garland (21 points) stepped up to provide the scoring. Trae Young put up 30 points for the Hawks.

76ers 125 (22-10), Pistons 109 (11-20)

Ben Simmons dropped a career-high 17 assists to top off his triple-double; he also contributed 16 points and 13 rebounds. Philadelphia enjoyed a team-high 35 points from Tobias Harris.

Raptors 115 (21-9), Pacers 120 (21-10)

Indiana prevailed in overtime to secure the home win. The Pacers were led by 24 points apiece from Myles Turner and TJ Warren. Kyle Lowry scored 30 points in the loss.

Wizards 121 (9-20), Knicks 115 (7-24)

Bradley Beal (30 points) and Troy Brown Jr. (26 points) helped propel Washington to a road victory. Julius Randle put up 35 points for the Knicks.

Bulls 95 (12-20), Magic 103 (13-17)

Jonathan Isaac registered an all-around game, notching 13 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 steals and 3 blocks. Terrence Ross led the team with 26 points and six made 3-pointers.

Jazz 104 (18-12), Heat 107 (22-8)

The Heat pulled away in the fourth quarter, outscoring Utah 31-23. Miami had six players in double-digits, led by Jimmy Butler’s 20 points. Joe Ingles paced the Jazz with 27 points.

Spurs 145 (12-17), Grizzlies 115 (11-20)

The scoring came in bunches for San Antonio. LaMarcus Aldridge put up a monster night of 40 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. DeMar DeRozan added 26 points and 10 assists.

Nuggets 113 (21-8), Suns 111 (11-19)

Denver and Phoenix were tied late until Jamal Murray sunk a dagger into the Suns. Murray, who scored a game-high 28 points, found room with two seconds left to hit the step-back game-winner. Teammate Nikola Jokic contributed a double-double of 22 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.

Pelicans 102 (8-23), Blazers 94 (14-17)

Portland wasn’t able to overcome a poor shooting night, going just 4-29 from deep. On the other side, five Pelicans hit double-digit scoring, led by Jrue Holiday (21 points).

Rockets 113 (21-9), Kings 104 (12-18)

James Harden (34 points) and Russell Westbrook (28 points) helped Houston fend off the Kings. De’Aaron Fox scored a season-high 31 points in the loss.

Timberwolves 104 (10-19), Warriors 113 (7-24)

D’Angelo Russell and Alec Burks combined for 55 points as Golden State held onto its lead late. Andrew Wiggins put up 22 points for Minnesota.