It was yet another interesting night in the NBA as the Trailblazers,Warriors,Okc Thunder,Cavaliers,Chicago Bulls all pick up wins.It was also a night when Lebron James passed D.Wilkins for 12th on the all time NBA scoring list and Kevin Duant and Rusell Westbrook put up strong numbers for the Thunder.
In Portland,Nigeria’s Aminu Farouk became the starr of the show as he put up a career high 28 points to push the Trailblazers ahead of Celtic 116-109 in a comeback win after being about 15 points down at a point in the game.According to star player, Dame Lilliard, “He was our MVP tonight,everyone showed up tonight.It was truely a team win”.McCollum was also impressed,saying “As you get closer to the Playoffs,you need guys to be able to step up”. In Oklohama, Kevin Durant put up 31points,8 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals and Rusell Westbrook put up 26points,8 rebounds,11 assists and 4 steals as Okc Thunder defeated La Clippers 119-117.In New Orleans, Douglas scored 20points and 10 assists to propel New Orleans Pelicans to a 101-95 win over Denver Nuggets while Chicago bulls survived a thriller,defeating Houston Rockets 103-100 with Mirotic leading all scorers with 28points off the bench.Lebron James also came up clutch with 24points and 11 assists as the Cavaliers defeated the Broklyn Nets 107-87 while Fournier and Vucevic both scored 25 and 24 points as the Orlando Magic defeated the Pacers on the road 114-94.
As the NBA playoffs draws closer,every team right now is trying their best to qualify and the playoffs and also try and avoid the big weights Golden State Warriors, Spurs and the Cleveland Cavaliers.The NBA sure serves up interesting matchups every night and tonight will definately not be an exception.
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