Post Up: Nikola Jokic, Markelle Fultz Post Career Highs in Scoring

by January 07, 2020

Pacers 115 (23-14), Hornets 104 (15-24)

TJ Warren’s 36 points helped give Indiana the scoring edge over Charlotte. Terry Rozier scored 28 points in the loss.

Nets 89 (16-19), Magic 101 (17-20)

Markelle Fultz continues to thrive in Orlando. The third-year guard notched a career high of 25 points in the home win. Aaron Gordon added a double-double of 11 points and 14 rebounds.

Thunder 113 (20-16), 76ers 120 (24-14)

Philly took the lead heading into halftime and never gave it up. The 76ers connected on 50% of their 3-point attempts on the night; Josh Richardson led the team with 23 points.

Celtics 94 (25-9), Wizards 99 (12-24)

Washington never trailed in their home win, holding a lead as large as 11. Ish Smith paced the team with 27 points. Jaylen Brown put up 23 points and 12 rebounds for Boston.

Nuggets 123 (25-11), Hawks 115 (8-29)

Nikola Jokic’s career-high 47 points powered the Nuggets over the Hawks. Trae Young stood out with several highlight moves and registered 29 points, but fell short of the victory.

Jazz 128 (24-12), Pelicans 126 (12-25)

New Orleans had a chance to tie the game at the buzzer, but missed the layup as time expired. Bojan Bogdanovic impressed with 35 points; Brandon Ingram matched him with 35 points of his own.

Bulls 110 (13-24), Mavericks 118 (23-13)

It was another night as usual for Luka Doncic. The second-year player registered a triple-double of 38 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the win.

Bucks 104 (32-6), Spurs 126 (15-20)

San Antonio bested Milwaukee after losing to them in their previous game. DeMar DeRozan (25 points) and Patty Mills (21 points) helped the Spurs get the home victory.

Warriors 98 (9-29), Kings 111 (14-23)

The Kings’ stud backcourt of Buddy Hield and De’Aaron Fox accounted for 21 points apiece as Sacramento overwhelmed the Warriors. Glenn Robinson III scored a team-high 16 points.