NBA Roundup: Anthony Edwards Dominates with 32 Points, Wolves Triumph Over Jazz

In a thrilling NBA showdown, Anthony Edwards showcased his prowess by scoring 32 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a commanding 114-104 victory over the Utah Jazz.

Despite having a poor start, Edwards finished with a team-record 27th 30-point game of 2023–24 after making 13 of 23 shots from the field, including one of the most spectacular highlight dunks of the year.

NBA Roundup: Anthony Edwards Dominates with 32 Points, Wolves Triumph Over Jazz

Despite having a poor start, Edwards finished with a team-record 27th 30-point game of 2023–24 after making 13 of 23 shots from the field, including one of the most spectacular highlight dunks of the year.

With eight assists, seven rebounds, and two blocks in his big game, the All-Star helped the Timberwolves defeat the Jazz for the second time in three nights. In a four-game season series, Minnesota defeated Utah for the first time ever.

In a reserve role, Collin Sexton led Utah with 24 points, and Lauri Markkanen, who had been out for six games due to a quad injury, returned with 22 points and 12 rebounds.

Knicks 119, Warriors 112

With a game-high 34 points from Jalen Brunson and a career-high 29 from Miles McBride, New York defeated Golden State in San Francisco thanks primarily to their offensive.

The Knicks won their fourth straight game with to scores from Donte DiVincenzo (18 points) and Josh Hart (10 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists) completing a triple-double.

The Warriors suffered their fourth loss in six games as youngster Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 19 points and Stephen Curry overcame a sluggish start to score a team-high 27 points.

Kings 121, Grizzlies 111 (OT)

Malik Monk led Sacramento to a victory over visiting Memphis by scoring 12 of his 28 points in overtime, along with six rebounds and six assists.

Sacramento triumphed for the fifth time in seven games behind a 50th consecutive double-double from Domantas Sabonis, who finished with 25 points and 18 rebounds. For the Kings, De’Aaron Fox finished with 23 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds, and three steals. Keegan Murray scored 15 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, while Harrison Barnes scored 11 points.

Before fouling out, Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 25 points and blocked four shots for the Grizzlies, who lost for the 19th time in their previous 24 games. For Memphis, GG Jackson finished with 22 points and seven rebounds, Desmond Bane scored 24 points and had three steals, and Santi Aldama added 14 points and nine boards.

76ers 98, Heat 91

Tyrese Maxey led host Philadelphia against Miami with a game-high thirty points, ten assists, and eight rebounds.

Philadelphia led 95-89 with 1:36 left after Kyle Lowry scored 16 points, including a scoop layup. Kelly Oubre Jr. added 22 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocked shots. Buddy Hield led the Sixers (38–30) in scoring with 12 points. Philadelphia did not have Tobias Harris (ankle) in the lineup as they won their second straight game.

With 20 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists, Bam Adebayo led the Heat. Miami’s Terry Rozier scored twenty points as well, with Caleb Martin contributing thirteen, Thomas Bryant and Haywood Highsmith scoring eleven apiece (37–31). Jimmy Butler (foot) and Nikola Jovic (hamstring) were out for the Heat, who had won their previous two games.

Bulls 110, Trail Blazers 107

Chicago defeated Portland with a victory led by DeMar DeRozan, who finished with 28 points on 10 of 17 shooting.

With 23 points and 10 assists, Ayo Dosunmu recorded a double-double for the Bulls (34–35), who won their second straight and third in the previous four games. With nine rebounds and 22 points, Nikola Vucevic finished.

Portland was led by Anfernee Simons, who finished with 30 points and 9 assists (19-49). With 25 points and 15 rebounds, Deandre Ayton recorded a double-double for the Trail Blazers, who dropped their third straight game.

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Celtics 119, Pistons 94

With a game-high 31 points from Jaylen Brown, Boston defeated Detroit to increase their home winning run to nine games.

Boston, which has won six straight, added 22 points, 10 rebounds, and 10 assists from Derrick White. White recorded his first career triple-double after making 6 of 12 3-pointers. After missing five games due to a hamstring injury, Kristaps Porzingis made a successful comeback to the floor, finishing with 20 points and eight rebounds.

With 21 points, five rebounds, and five assists, Jaden Ivey led Detroit. The Pistons suffered their third straight loss as Jalen Duren finished with eight points and a team-high nine rebounds.

Cavaliers 108, Pacers 103

In a thrilling victory over his former team, Cleveland overcame a 15-point hole in the second quarter thanks to 23 points and 11 assists from Caris LeVert in Indianapolis.

For the desperately needed Cavaliers (43-25), who never trailed after the 11:25 mark of the third quarter, Jarrett Allen added 23 points and nine rebounds. In his Cleveland debut, Marcus Morris Sr. scored 14 points, and Darius Garland and Georges Niang each scored 13.

At 38–31, Pascal Siakam led Indiana with 12 rebounds and 19 points. Tyrese Haliburton finished with 12 assists and 14 points. Myles Turner scored twelve, T.J. McConnell scored fourteen, Jalen Smith scored eleven, and Obi Toppin finished with ten points.

Lakers 136, Hawks 105

With 27 points from D’Angelo Russell and 25 from LeBron James, along with 10 assists from both players, Los Angeles defeated visiting Atlanta to snap a two-game losing streak.

Following his uncertain performance due to an eye ailment, Anthony Davis contributed 22 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers. Austin Reaves added 12 points, while Rui Hachimura scored 17 for Los Angeles.

After dominating the Clippers on Sunday, Jalen Johnson scored 25 points and grabbed nine boards, while Bogdan Bogdanovic chipped in with 17 points as the Hawks went winless in their next two games at Los Angeles.

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