Post Up: Luka Doncic Nears Triple-Double in Return to Action

by December 27, 2019
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Wizards 102 (9-21), Pistons 132 (12-20)

Eight Pistons players hit double-digit scoring, led by Christian Wood’s 22 points. Andre Drummond (14 points, 10 rebounds) and Blake Griffin (14 points, 11 rebounds) both contributed double-doubles as well.

Knicks 94 (8-24), Nets 82 (16-12)

Julius Randle scored a game-high 33 points (including a career-high five made 3-pointers) to help win this battle for New York. Spencer Dinwiddie put up 25 points for the Nets.

Grizzlies 110 (12-20), Thunder 97 (15-15)

Memphis’ frontcourt of Jonas Valanciunas (21 points) and Jaren Jackson Jr. (20 points) helped propel the Grizzlies to a road victory. Chris Paul registered 23 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists in the loss.

Spurs 98 (12-18), Mavericks 102 (20-10)

Luka Doncic returned as good as new. Doncic, who missed four games with a sprained right ankle, almost put up a triple-double with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. DeMar DeRozan led the Spurs with 21 points.

Timberwolves 105 (11-19), Kings 104 (12-19)

It took two overtimes, but Minnesota eventually prevailed on the road. Gorgui Dieng led the team with 21 points in 40 minutes. Richaun Holmes scored 20 points for the Kings.

Blazers 115 (14-18), Jazz 121 (19-12)

Utah held its ground down the stretch and kept Portland from ever taking the lead. Donovan Mitchell (35 points) and Joe Ingles (26 points) provided the offensive firepower that the Jazz needed. Damian Lillard finished with 34 points in the loss.