CJ McCollum scored 34 factors, Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double and visiting New Orleans defeated Washington.
Valanciunas completed with 27 factors and 12 rebounds, and Naji Marshall scored 18 factors for the Pelicans, who had a season-high level complete regardless of taking part in with out two of their high scorers — Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram — who’re injured. It was New Orleans’ first victory in Washington in 12 years.
Kristaps Porzingis had 23 factors and 10 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored 19 factors and Corey Kispert had 17 as all 5 starters scored in double figures for the Wizards. Marshall transformed a three-point play and Devonte’ Graham made two 3-pointers because the Pelicans scored the primary 15 factors of the fourth quarter to take a 27-point lead earlier than cruising to victory.
Celtics 107, Bulls 99
Jayson Tatum had 32 factors, eight rebounds and 7 assists to assist Boston edge previous visiting Chicago.
Grant Williams tied his profession excessive with 20 factors on 8-of-15 capturing, whereas Jaylen Brown scored 19 and Malcolm Brogdon added 11 within the Celtics’ third consecutive win.
Boston was unable to tug away till the ultimate minute as Zach LaVine scored 15 of his team-leading 27 factors for the Bulls within the fourth quarter. He additionally had seven rebounds and 6 assists.
Kings 136, Magic 111
Harrison Barnes had a season-high 30 factors, Domantas Sabonis missed a triple-double by two assists in simply 32 minutes and Sacramento emphatically ended a two-game dropping streak with a shellacking of visiting Orlando.
Eight Kings scored in double figures because the hosts used a 41-point first quarter as a springboard to finish a two-game season-series sweep of the Magic.
Paolo Banchero paced Orlando with 17 factors two nights after the Magic had opened a five-game Western swing with a formidable 115-101 victory at Golden State.