The New Orleans Pelicans claimed a 131-122 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in what was the last game for both teams before the All-Star break. Anthony Davis exited the game early on due to injury, but the Pelicans rallied to beat the Thunder.
Jrue Holiday had 32 points and 7 assists for them, and Julius Randle had 33 points and 12 rebounds. Russell Westbrook had a monster triple-double with 44 points, 11 assists, and 14 rebounds and teammate Paul George scored 28. But their defence failed to hold up, and their winning streak was broken.
The Magic claimed a 38-point victory, as they defeated the Charlotte Hornets 127-89. Six players were in double figures for Orlando, and Terrence Ross top-scored for them with 21 points. The Hornets were dreadful, as no player even managed to score more than 15 points.
The Knicks finally won! After 18 straight losses, the New York Knicks won a game, beating the Atlanta Hawks 106-91. Dennis Smith Jr. scored 19 points as the Knicks broke their record losing streak. Trae Young had 16 points and 11 assists, but the Hawks will go into the All-Star break on the back of a loss.
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