Post Up: Zach LaVine Drops 49 Points, Hits Game-Winner

by November 23, 2019
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Suns 100 (8-7), Timberwolves 98 (8-8)

Devin Booker (35 points) and Kelly Oubre Jr. (25 points) gave Phoenix the scoring push to edge out Minnesota. Karl-Anthony Towns put up 31 points for the Wolves.

Bulls 116 (6-11), Hornets 115 (6-11)

Zach LaVine had a career night that ended with a game-winner. LaVine poured in 49 points, including 13 made threes. His steal and fadeaway 3-pointer put Chicago ahead for good with just 0.8 seconds left.

Magic 106 (6-9), Pacers 111 (9-6)

Indiana enjoyed double-digit scoring from six players, led by Domantas Sabonis’ 25 points. Orlando received 51 combined points from Evan Fournier and Jonathan Isaac but came up short.

Raptors 119 (11-4), Hawks 116 (4-12)

Pascal Siakam continues to tear up opposing defenses, finishing with 34 points on 61.1% shooting from the field. Trae Young scored 30 points in the loss.

Spurs 111 (6-11), Knicks 104 (4-12)

LaMarcus Aldridge (23 points) and DeMar DeRozan (21 points) helped San Antonio finally snap its eight-game losing streak. Marcus Morris scored 20 points against the team he spurned to sign with the Knicks this offseason.

Heat 86 (11-4), 76ers 113 (11-5)

Philadelphia spoiled Jimmy Butler’s return with a stifling defense that gave Miami trouble all night. Josh Richardson, also facing his former team, scored a game-high 32 points in the win. Butler finished with 11 points.

Blazers 104 (5-12), Cavaliers 110 (5-11)

Portland can’t shake out of its funk, dropping its fourth straight game. Jordan Clarkson and Tristan Thompson combined for 53 points in the win. Damian Lillard scored 23 points in the loss.

Lakers 109 (14-2), Grizzlies 108 (5-10)

The Lakers locked in late to steal the road win. LeBron James put up 30 points, while Anthony Davis added 22 points. Memphis stud rookie Ja Morant impressed with 26 points.

Pistons 90 (5-11), Bucks 104 (13-3)

Milwaukee secured its seventh straight victory with the home win against Detroit. Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded 28 points in 27 minutes, adding 10 rebounds. Derrick Rose led the Pistons with 20 points.

Pelicans 120 (6-10), Jazz 128 (11-5)

Utah held the lead for the entire game even as the Pelicans rallied late. Donovan Mitchell (37 points) and Brandon Ingram (33 points) put on an offensive show, though it was the Jazz that came away victorious.