Blake Griffin scored 44 points to lead the Detroit Pistons to victory over his former team the Los Angeles Clippers. The Pistons won 109-104, and Griffin got one over the franchise he left in acrimonious circumstances. Danilo Gallinari scored a team-high 23 points for the Clippers.
Justise Winslow’s 26 points pushed the Heat to a 112-108 win over the Grizzlies, which took them north of the 0.500 mark. The Boston Celtics slipped to a surprising 103-105 loss in Orlando, for whom Aaron Gordon was the star player.
Karl-Anthony Towns had a monster game with 27 points and 27 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves to a 110-16 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Anthony Davis’ 30 points would turn out to be in vain for the Pelicans.
The Thunder bench helped them to a 122-112 win over the Spurs, following a third-quarter outburst. The Suns delighted their home support with a rare win, defeating the Denver Nuggets 102-93. Kelly Oubre Jr. top-scored for Phoenix with 26 points.
Donovan Mitchell scored 34 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 110-102 win over the Chicago Bulls. Meanwhile, the Sacramento Kings clinched a 104-97 win over the Charlotte Hornets despite Kemba Walker’s 31 points.
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