Post Up: Ja Morant Takes on Entire City of Charlotte, Hits Game-Winner

by November 14, 2019

Lakers 120 (9-2), Warriors 94 (2-10)

LeBron James scored 20 points in the first half — his most in any half this season — to get the Lakers rolling quick in their blowout win at the STAPLES Center. James only logged 26 minutes in the victory, finishing with 23 points and 12 dimes. The Lakers’ 9-2 start is their best since 2010.

D’Angelo Russell’s hot play continued as he scored a team-high 21 points for the Warriors.

Wizards 133 (2-7), Celtics 140 (9-1)

Isaiah Thomas (18 points) received a warm welcome back to Boston, but his squad was unable to overcome three Celtics (Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown) each scoring at least 22 points.

Bradley Beal led all scorers with 44 points.

Clippers (7-4), Rockets (8-3)

James Harden scored a team-high 47, 17 of which came in the fourth quarter, as the Rockets held off a late Clippers surge to earn the W on national TV.

Kawhi Leonard had 26 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to lead Los Angeles.

Grizzlies 119 (4-7), Hornets 117 (4-7)

That Ja Morant kid is special. Seconds after Devonte Graham hit a game-tying 3-pointer for Charlotte, Morant called his own number to finish the game as he made his first-ever game-winner in the NBA.

Morant finished with 23 points (10-for-15 shooting) and 11 assists.

Terry Rozier tied a career-high with 33 points for the Hornets.

76ers 97 (7-4), Magic 112 (4-7)

Aaron Gordon stuffed the stat sheet with 18 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and as the Magic outscored the Sixers 32-15 in the final period to secure the win.

Markelle Fultz chipped in 8 points, three rebounds and four assists in 21 minutes of work against his former club.

Spurs 114 (5-6), Timberwolves 129 (7-4)

Andrew Wiggins notched his fourth 30-point game of the past seven days to lead the Timberwolves. Karl-Anthony Towns added 28 points and 11 rebounds.

Raptors 114 (8-3), Trail Blazers 106 (4-8)

Pascal Siakam added another impressive game to his resume, scoring 36 points as he led the Raptors to the win. Fed VanVleet also had 30 on 10-for-16 shooting.