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News: Marcus Morris scored 12 points Sunday on 4-of-9 shooting as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Morris grabbed five rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 26:29 on the floor. He added one steal.
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News: Marreese Speights scored five points Sunday, going 2 of 3 from the field, as the Orlando Magic topped the Boston Celtics 103-95. Speights grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +11 in his 7:47 of playing time. He added one block. Speights went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
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News: D.J. Augustin scored 10 points Sunday on 3-of-6 shooting as the Orlando Magic topped the Boston Celtics 103-95. Augustin pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 13:33 on the floor. Augustin went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
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News: Aron Baynes did not score Sunday on 0-of-2 shooting as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Baynes grabbed one rebound and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 4:53 on the floor. He added one block.
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News: Marcus Smart scored two points Sunday, going 1 of 3 from the field, as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Smart did not grab a rebound but had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -11 in his 19:43 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
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News: Terry Rozier scored two points Sunday, going 1 of 9 from the field, as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Rozier pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 20:39 of playing time. He added two blocks and two steals. Rozier struggled from behind the arc, missing all five of his attempts.
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News: Semi Ojeleye went scoreless Sunday on 0-of-2 shooting as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Ojeleye pulled down one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -16 in his 9:32 on the floor.
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News: Al Horford scored nine points Sunday, going 4 of 11 from the field, as the Boston Celtics lost to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Horford pulled down five rebounds and dished out six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 32:43 of playing time. He added one block and one steal. Horford went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
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News: Jaylen Brown scored 17 points Sunday on 7-of-12 shooting as the Boston Celtics lost to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Brown grabbed seven rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 36:45 of playing time. He added one block. Brown went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Impact: Brown has now hit at least half his shots in three of four games. The Celtics begin a four-game road trip Tuesday against the Lakers, and Brown made just 3 of 11 shots against them back in November.
News: Shane Larkin went scoreless Sunday as the Boston Celtics lost to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Larkin pulled down one rebound and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 7:12 on the floor.
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News: Kyrie Irving scored 40 points Sunday, going 14 of 23 from the field, as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Irving pulled down seven rebounds and dished out five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 40:06 on the floor. He added one block. Irving went 5 of 7 from behind the arc.
Impact: Irving sat out Boston's previous game to rest a sore left shoulder. The Celtics begin a four-game road trip Tuesday against the Lakers, and Irving had 19 points on 7-of-21 shooting against them back in November.
News: Jayson Tatum scored nine points Sunday, going 4 of 11 from the field, as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Tatum pulled down 10 rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 30:45 of playing time. He added one block and one steal. Tatum went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Impact: The Celtics begin a four-game road trip on Tuesday, and Tatum is averaging 16.7 points on 53.5 percent shooting in his last six road games compared to 9.7 points on 37.5 percent shooting in his last six in Boston.
News: Daniel Theis scored four points Sunday, going 2 of 3 from the field, as the Boston Celtics fell to the Orlando Magic 103-95. Theis pulled down five rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 11:13 on the floor. He added two blocks.
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News: Kidd-Gilchrist is probable for Monday's game against the Kings.
Impact: Kidd-Gilchrist has been dealing with an ailing foot, but is planning on giving it a go.
News: Jonas Valanciunas went scoreless Saturday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Valanciunas pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 11:26 on the floor.
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News: Lucas Nogueira did not score Saturday as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Nogueira pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 11:03 on the floor. He added one block.
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News: Delon Wright scored 12 points Saturday, going 3 of 9 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Wright pulled down six rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of -6 in his 28:40 on the floor. He added one steal.
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News: Jakob Poeltl scored six points Saturday on 3-of-3 shooting as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Poeltl grabbed three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -12 in his 22:03 of playing time.
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News: Pascal Siakam went scoreless Saturday on 0-of-3 shooting as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Siakam grabbed three rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 18:23 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
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News: Fred VanVleet scored eight points Saturday on 2-of-2 shooting as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. VanVleet grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 13:46 of playing time. He added one steal. VanVleet went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
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News: OG Anunoby scored seven points Saturday, going 3 of 6 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Anunoby pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 18:13 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Anunoby went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
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News: DeMar DeRozan scored 20 points Saturday, going 7 of 16 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. DeRozan pulled down three rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 34:10 of playing time. He added one block and three steals. DeRozan went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
Impact: The Raptors are now off until Wednesday when they visit Atlanta. In their first meeting there on Nov. 25, DeRozan handed out a game-high eight assists and finished with just two points on 1-for-5 shooting before sitting out the fourth quarter with the other starters with Toronto well ahead.
News: Kyle Lowry had a season-best 40 points Saturday, going 14 of 25 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Lowry pulled down five rebounds and had five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 34:00 on the floor.
Impact: Lowry went 6 of 10 from 3-point range Saturday, and is 14 of 29 from deep in his last three. The Raptors are now off until Wednesday when they visit Atlanta, and Lowry has totaled just 27 points on 9-of-24 shooting in his two matchups with them this season.
News: C.J. Miles scored three points Saturday, going 1 of 7 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Miles did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 15:18 of playing time. He added three blocks. Miles went 1 of 6 from behind the arc.
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News: Serge Ibaka scored 13 points Saturday, going 6 of 11 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves 115-109. Ibaka pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 32:58 of playing time. He added one block. Ibaka went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
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News: Evan Turner scored 17 points Saturday, going 7 of 13 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. Turner pulled down three rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 30:34 of playing time. Turner went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Impact: Turner is really too inconsistent to have any kind of fantasy value in any format.
News: Karl-Anthony Towns scored 22 points Saturday on 6-of-7 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Towns grabbed 10 rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 27:40 of playing time. He added one block. Towns went 2 of 2 from behind the arc.
Impact: Towns' double-double streak is up to 12 games. The Timberwolves fave the Clippers on Monday in LA, and Towns has 36 points and 24 boards in two games against them this season.
News: Tyus Jones scored nine points Saturday on 3-of-5 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Jones grabbed four rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 15:00 on the floor. Jones went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
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News: CJ McCollum scored 26 points Saturday, going 11 of 23 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. McCollum grabbed four rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -14 in his 38:03 on the floor. He added one steal. McCollum went 2 of 6 from behind the arc.
Impact: McCollum is averaging 23.3 points over an eight-game stretch and has just nine turnovers during the stretch.
News: Andrew Wiggins had a season-high 29 points Saturday, going 11 of 21 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Wiggins grabbed five rebounds and had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 36:24 on the floor. Wiggins went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Impact: The Wolves begin a three-game road trip Monday against the Clippers, and Wiggins is averaging 13.2 points on 37.9 percent shooting in his last five road games compared to 21.2 and 50 in his last five at home.
News: Al-Farouq Aminu scored 13 points Saturday, going 5 of 10 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. Aminu pulled down two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +11 in his 34:04 of playing time. He added one steal. Aminu went 3 of 7 from 3-point range.
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News: Jusuf Nurkic scored 10 points Saturday, going 4 of 6 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. Nurkic pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 24:11 on the floor. He added one block.
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News: Maxi Kleber scored 10 points Saturday, going 4 of 6 from the field, as the Dallas Mavericks fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Kleber pulled down one rebound and had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 16:20 of playing time. He added one steal. Kleber went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
Impact: He totaled nine points in his previous five games.
News: Dennis Smith Jr. scored 21 points Saturday on 8-of-15 shooting as the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Smith Jr. grabbed six rebounds and had six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 31:30 on the floor. He tacked on three steals. Smith Jr. went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Impact: Smith has averaged 23 points and shot 51.9 percent over a three-game stretch.
News: Jeff Teague scored five points Saturday, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Teague pulled down three rebounds and dished out 10 assists, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 33:01 on the floor.
Impact: Teague had another rough shooting night, going 2 of 11 from the field. He is shooting 30.6 percent in his last three games. The Wolves are in LA on Monday to face the Clippers, and Teague had 19 points in his last game against the Clippers on Dec. 6 at Staples Center.
News: Shabazz Muhammad scored seven points Saturday, going 1 of 4 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Muhammad grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +7 in his 11:36 of playing time.
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News: Gorgui Dieng scored nine points Saturday, going 4 of 6 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Dieng pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 20:20 of playing time. He tacked on two steals. Dieng went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
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News: Nemanja Bjelica scored eight points Saturday on 3-of-9 shooting as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Bjelica grabbed six rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 26:27 of playing time. He tacked on two steals. Bjelica went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
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News: Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 12 points Saturday, going 3 of 10 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Georges-Hunt pulled down three rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 29:21 on the floor. Georges-Hunt went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
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News: Harrison Barnes scored eight points Saturday on 3-of-13 shooting as the Dallas Mavericks fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Barnes grabbed 10 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 34:40 on the floor. He added one block.
Impact: This matches the second-lowest scoring game of the season for Barnes, who averages 18.5 points.
News: Taj Gibson scored 14 points Saturday, going 5 of 8 from the field, as the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Gibson grabbed eight rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 40:11 of playing time. He added two blocks.
Impact: The Wolves face the Clippers in LA on Monday, and Gibson has totaled 36 points and 25 rebounds in two games against them this season.
News: J.J. Barea scored 12 points Saturday, going 5 of 11 from the field, as the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Barea grabbed two rebounds and had six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -6 in his 23:11 of playing time.
Impact: Barea returned to the lineup after missing Tuesday's game at Denver.
News: Dirk Nowitzki scored 21 points Saturday, going 8 of 12 from the field, as the Dallas Mavericks fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Nowitzki grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -6 in his 29:01 on the floor. He added two blocks and one steal. Nowitzki went 3 of 4 from behind the arc.
Impact: This was a nice effort after Dirk totaled six points in the previous two contests.
News: Wesley Matthews scored 23 points Saturday on 7-of-15 shooting as the Dallas Mavericks fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Matthews grabbed five rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 37:41 of playing time. He added one steal. Matthews went 3 of 9 from 3-point range.
Impact: Matthews left the Blazers for Dallas following the 2014-15 season, but he's still popular in Portland, as fans warmly cheered him during pregame introductions.
News: Ed Davis scored six points Saturday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. Davis grabbed 10 rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +8 in his 23:41 on the floor. He added two blocks.
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News: Shabazz Napier scored eight points Saturday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. Napier pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 17:26 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Napier went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
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News: Pat Connaughton scored six points Saturday, going 2 of 7 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. Connaughton pulled down two rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +19 in his 20:43 of playing time. Connaughton went 2 of 6 from behind the arc.
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News: Damian Lillard scored 31 points Saturday, going 10 of 15 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Dallas Mavericks 117-108. Lillard pulled down five rebounds and had nine assists, tallying a plus-minus of +13 in his 38:00 of playing time. Lillard went 7 of 9 from behind the arc.
Impact: NBA All-Star reserves, voted by the coaches, will be announced Tuesday. Portland's next game isn't until Monday, and by then, many coaches will have already voted. Saturday's performance might have been Lillard's last All-Star statement.
News: Salah Mejri scored six points Saturday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Mejri grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -1 in his 21:34 on the floor. He added two blocks and one steal.
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News: Yogi Ferrell scored seven points Saturday, going 1 of 3 from the field, as the Dallas Mavericks fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 117-108. Ferrell did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -11 in his 29:16 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Ferrell went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
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News: Alec Burks scored 15 points Saturday on 4-of-7 shooting as the Utah Jazz topped the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Burks grabbed six rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 18:19 of playing time.
Impact: This was a break out for Burks, who last scored in double digits on Dec. 27.
News: Joe Ingles scored 21 points Saturday, going 8 of 15 from the field, as the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Ingles pulled down four rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 32:53 on the floor. He added four steals. Ingles went 5 of 10 from 3-point range.
Impact: This was a career high in points for Ingles, who reached the 20-point mark for just the third time in his career.
News: Derrick Favors scored 14 points Saturday on 5-of-10 shooting as the Utah Jazz topped the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Favors grabbed 12 rebounds and had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +18 in his 31:40 of playing time. He added one steal.
Impact: This is his second double-double in three games and fourth this month.
News: Ricky Rubio scored 12 points Saturday on 3-of-11 shooting as the Utah Jazz topped the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Rubio pulled down six rebounds and dished out six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +10 in his 31:11 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Rubio went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
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News: Tyrone Wallace scored 12 points Saturday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Wallace pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -11 in his 39:25 of playing time. He added one block. Wallace went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
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News: Blake Griffin scored 25 points Saturday, going 8 of 15 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Griffin grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -7 in his 37:40 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Griffin went 3 of 7 from 3-point range.
Impact: Griffin is averaging almost 25 points over the last three games. He also has 13 turnovers during that stretch.
News: Wesley Johnson scored 17 points Saturday on 7-of-13 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Johnson grabbed eight rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -7 in his 27:03 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Johnson went 3 of 9 from 3-point range.
Impact: He's averaging 13.8 points over five games and shooting 47.8 percent over that stretch.
News: Joe Johnson scored six points Saturday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Johnson pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -6 in his 22:15 on the floor.
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News: Gobert scored 16 points Saturday, going 6 of 9 from the field, as the Utah Jazz topped the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Gobert grabbed seven rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +5 in his 28:06 of playing time. He added three blocks.
Impact: He wasn't as effective as his 23-point, 14-block effort Friday, but was able to play the second night of a back-to-back.
News: Sam Dekker scored two points Saturday on 1-of-1 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Dekker grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 8:38 of playing time.
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News: Montrezl Harrell scored seven points Saturday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Harrell pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 18:27 of playing time. He added two steals.
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News: Raul Neto scored three points Saturday, going 1 of 3 from the field, as the Utah Jazz topped the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Neto pulled down three rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 14:09 on the floor. Neto went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
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News: Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points Saturday, going 9 of 16 from the field, as the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Mitchell grabbed five rebounds and had seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 35:49 on the floor. He added two steals. Mitchell went 1 of 6 from behind the arc.
Impact: Mitchell had his 21st game of 20-plus points, most among rookies.
News: Milos Teodosic scored eight points Saturday on 3-of-11 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Teodosic grabbed two rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -3 in his 31:33 of playing time. Teodosic went 2 of 8 from behind the arc.
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News: Royce O'Neale scored eight points Saturday, going 3 of 3 from the field, as the Utah Jazz topped the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. O'Neale grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 12:29 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. O'Neale went 2 of 2 from behind the arc.
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News: Jonas Jerebko scored seven points Saturday on 3-of-3 shooting as the Utah Jazz defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 125-113. Jerebko pulled down six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 13:09 on the floor. Jerebko went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
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News: Lou Williams scored 31 points Saturday, going 9 of 21 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Williams pulled down two rebounds and had seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 40:01 on the floor. He tacked on 10 steals. Williams went 2 of 8 from behind the arc.
Impact: He's the first player in league history to reach 30 points, 10 steals and seven assists in a game since steals became a recorded stat.
News: Willie Reed scored six points Saturday, going 2 of 3 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Reed grabbed five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 12:29 on the floor.
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News: Jawun Evans scored two points Saturday, going 0 of 6 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Evans grabbed one rebound and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 18:50 of playing time. He added three steals.
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News: Baynes will play in Sunday's game against the Magic after previously being considered questionable due to an illness.
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News: Sindarius Thornwell scored three points Saturday on 1-of-1 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Utah Jazz 125-113. Thornwell did not grab a rebound but had an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 5:54 of playing time.
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News: Irving (shoulder) has been cleared to play in Sunday's game against the Magic, Celtics play-by-play announcer Sean Grande reports.
Impact: Irving was forced to sit out Thursday's game with a sore shoulder, but it clearly wasn't' anything serious considering he'll be back after just a one-game layoff. Look for Irving to take on his typical role as the Celtics' starting point guard and no restrictions have been reported, so it appears Irving should be on a full workload. With Irving back in the lineup, Marcus Smart will head to the bench, while guys like Terry Rozier and Shane Larkin should see less minutes in the backcourt.
News: Eric Gordon scored six points Saturday, going 2 of 14 from the field, as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Gordon pulled down three rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +15 in his 34:31 on the floor. He added one steal. Gordon struggled from behind the arc, missing all nine of his attempts.
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News: Ryan Anderson scored five points Saturday on 2-of-3 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Anderson grabbed 13 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 30:19 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
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News: James Harden scored 22 points Saturday on 8-of-16 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Harden grabbed two rebounds and dished out eight assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -6 in his 34:35 on the floor. He added two blocks and two steals. Harden went 5 of 9 from 3-point range.
Impact: After struggling in his first game back from a hamstring injury and scoring a season-low 10 points, Harden was back on track in this one. He shot 50 percent for the third time in four games and hit at least five 3s for the 13th time this season.
News: Chris Paul scored 33 points Saturday on 10-of-20 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Paul pulled down 11 rebounds and dished out seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 35:16 on the floor. He tacked on three steals. Paul went 6 of 11 from behind the arc.
Impact: Paul had his second-best scoring performance of the season and set season highs with 11 rebounds and six 3-pointers. In his last eight games, Paul has averaged 25.1 points, 8.9 assists and 7.5 rebounds.
News: Clint Capela scored 18 points Saturday on 7-of-12 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Capela pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 30:04 on the floor. He added one block and four steals.
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News: Klay Thompson scored eight points Saturday on 3-of-11 shooting as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Thompson grabbed one rebound and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 36:32 on the floor. He added two steals. Thompson went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
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News: Stephen Curry scored 19 points Saturday on 6-of-20 shooting as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Curry pulled down one rebound and had eight assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -11 in his 36:11 of playing time. He added two steals. Curry went 5 of 15 from behind the arc.
Impact: This was was just the sixth time in Curry's career that he attempted 20 or more shots while making six or fewer. He is 15 for 34 from long range in his last three games.
News: Luc Richard Mbah a Moute scored 14 points Saturday on 4-of-6 shooting as the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Mbah a Moute grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +13 in his 32:40 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. Mbah a Moute went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
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News: Zaza Pachulia scored four points Saturday, going 2 of 3 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Pachulia pulled down four rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -3 in his 16:13 of playing time.
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News: Kevon Looney scored two points Saturday, going 1 of 1 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Looney grabbed three rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 12:56 of playing time. He added one block.
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News: Patrick McCaw scored four points Saturday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets 116-108. McCaw grabbed two rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -13 in his 19:51 of playing time. He added one block.
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News: Nick Young scored 16 points Saturday, going 6 of 10 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Young pulled down one rebound and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 17:39 of playing time. He added one steal. Young went 4 of 7 from 3-point range.
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News: Kevin Durant scored 26 points Saturday on 9-of-17 shooting as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Durant pulled down seven rebounds and dished out five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 35:26 of playing time. He added two blocks. Durant went 4 of 6 from 3-point range.
Impact: Durant went 4 fo 6 from 3-point range for the second time in three games, bouncing back from Wednesday's 0-for-5 effort at Chicago. He's still 19 for 36 from downtown in his last six games.
News: Draymond Green scored 21 points Saturday, going 7 of 9 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors lost to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Green pulled down seven rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 35:58 on the floor. He added one block and two steals. Green went 2 of 3 from 3-point range.
Impact: Green surpassed the 4,000-point mark (4,019) and added seven rebounds to also reach 3,000 rebounds. He scored at least 21 points for the third time in six games after failing to reach that mark in his previous 20.
News: P.J. Tucker scored 12 points Saturday, going 5 of 11 from the field, as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Tucker grabbed seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 26:32 of playing time. He added two steals. Tucker went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
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News: Nene Hilario scored six points Saturday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Hilario grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +8 in his 16:03 of playing time.
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News: David West scored eight points Saturday on 4-of-6 shooting as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 116-108. West grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 13:41 on the floor. He added two blocks and one steal.
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News: Shaun Livingston went scoreless Saturday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Golden State Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets 116-108. Livingston pulled down three rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 15:33 of playing time. He added three blocks.
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News: Harris suffered a head injury in Saturday's game in Portland.
Impact: His status going forward is uncertain.
News: Eric Bledsoe scored 14 points Saturday on 5-of-18 shooting as the Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 116-94. Bledsoe did not grab a rebound but had three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -14 in his 38:26 of playing time. He added one block and five steals. Bledsoe went 1 of 6 from 3-point range.
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News: John Henson scored 11 points Saturday, going 4 of 6 from the field, as the Milwaukee Bucks fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 116-94. Henson grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -15 in his 22:56 of playing time. He added one block.
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News: Tony Snell scored 15 points Saturday, going 6 of 12 from the field, as the Milwaukee Bucks fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 116-94. Snell pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -13 in his 38:14 on the floor. He tacked on two steals. Snell went 3 of 7 from behind the arc.
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News: Robert Covington scored 13 points Saturday, going 5 of 8 from the field, as the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Milwaukee Bucks 116-94. Covington grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of +28 in his 29:01 on the floor. He added one block and four steals. Covington went 3 of 6 from behind the arc.
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News: Joel Embiid scored 29 points Saturday, going 11 of 19 from the field, as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 116-94. Embiid pulled down nine rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +16 in his 32:26 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal. Embiid went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
Impact: Embiid has really played well in his last three games, averaging 29.7 points on 54.2 percent shooting with 12.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists. He also has five blocks in that span and three 3-pointers.
News: Dario Saric scored 13 points Saturday, going 4 of 10 from the field, as the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Milwaukee Bucks 116-94. Saric grabbed six rebounds and dished out seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 32:13 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Saric went 1 of 5 from behind the arc.
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News: T.J. McConnell scored 11 points Saturday on 5-of-10 shooting as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 116-94. McConnell pulled down three rebounds and had seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +12 in his 32:13 of playing time. He added two steals.
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News: Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot scored 16 points Saturday, going 5 of 9 from the field, as the Philadelphia 76ers topped the Milwaukee Bucks 116-94. Luwawu-Cabarrot grabbed three rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +21 in his 29:30 on the floor. Luwawu-Cabarrot went 3 of 5 from 3-point range.
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News: Sterling Brown scored 14 points Saturday on 5-of-9 shooting as the Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 116-94. Brown grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -6 in his 39:23 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. Brown went 4 of 7 from 3-point range.
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