In a highly-anticipated showdown between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Josh Giddey led the Thunder to a 137-128 victory on Tuesday. Gilgeous-Alexander dropped a game-high 33 points, while Giddey recorded a triple-double, dishing out a career-high 17 assists to go with his 17 points and 11 rebounds. Despite a 40-point performance from Stephen Curry, the Warriors fell short. The win was especially sweet for the Thunder, who had lost their last eight games against Golden State.
Lakers 112, Grizzlies 103
Wizards 119, Pistons 117
A putback by Daniel Gafford as time expired gave the Wizards a narrow win over the Pistons, with Bradley Beal leading the way with 32 points.
Mavericks 120, Jazz 116
Kyrie Irving scored 17 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, and Luka Doncic added 29 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists to help Dallas hold off Utah’s challenge.
Bucks 134, Magic 123
Milwaukee extended their road winning streak to nine games, with Brook Lopez scoring 26 points, Khris Middleton adding 24 points and 11 assists, and Jevon Carter contributing 24 points.
76ers 117, Timberwolves 94
Joel Embiid dominated with 39 points, seven rebounds, and three blocked shots, leading Philadelphia to an easy victory over Minnesota.
Hornets 112, Knicks 105
Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 27 points, Terry Rozier had 25, and Gordon Hayward added 23 as the Hornets ended the Knicks’ nine-game winning streak.
Nets 118, Rockets 96
Mikal Bridges had 30 points and five assists, Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points, and Brooklyn won their third consecutive game by beating the Rockets.