Week 3 of the 2020-21 NBA season has concluded and its time to take a look back at the scores and highlights of the matches and standings of all teams.
Monday, 4th January
Magic trounced Cavaliers 103-83 to pick up their fifth win. Aaron Gordon scored 24 points with 11 rebounds and 1 assist.
Tobias Harris landed 22 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists for 76ers as they trounced defeated Hornets 118-101.
Knicks brushed off Hawks 113-108 with Julius Randle securing 28 points, 17 rebounds and 9 assists.
Bam Adebayo pulled Heat to a 118-90 victory over Thunder, having scored 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
Celtics handed Raptors their fifth defeat this season with a 126-11 victory. Jayson Tatum landed 40 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
Mavericks outpaced Rockets 113-100. Luka Doncic scored 33 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo shined with 43 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists as Bucks thrashed Pistons 125-115.
Pacers edged out Pelicans 118-116 with Malcolm Brogdon scoring 21 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists.
Stephen Curry clocked 30 points along with 9 rebounds and 7 assists as Warriors defeated Kings 137-106.
Tuesday, 5th January
Nets thrashed Jazz 130-96 with Kyrie Irving scoring 29 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists.
Grizzlies contested close against Lakers who were victorious 94-92. LeBron James landed 26 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists.
Nikola Jokic secured 35 points, 15 rebounds and 6 assists for Nuggets as they defeated Timberwolves 123-116.
Spurs clinched a 116-113 win against Clippers as Dejounte Murray clocked 21 points with five rebounds and assists each.
Bulls outflanked Trail Blazers 111-108. Coby White scored 21 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists.
Wednesday, 6th January
Malcolm Brogdon scored 35 points, 2 rebounds and 7 assists to power Pacers to a 114-107 win over Rockets.
Magic thrashed Cavaliers once again, winning the game 105-94. Nikola Vucevic scored 26 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists.
76ers earned their 7th victory by defeating Wizards 141-136, with Joel Embiid scoring 38 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
Gordon Hayward landed 44 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists for Hornets as they upset Hawks 102-94.
Celtics walked out with a close 107-105 win over Heat. Jaylen Brown scored 21 points 12 rebounds and 5 assists.
With 30 points, 16 rebounds and 7 assists, Julius Randle led Knicks to a 112-100 win over Jazz.
Jerami Grant’s 31 points couldn’t pull Pistons to a win as they were trounced 130-115 by Bucks, with Giannis scoring 25 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
Thunder‘s close contest against Pelicans earned them a 111-110 win as Darius Bazley scored 20 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists.
Suns outflanked Raptors 123-115 with Devin Booker scoring 24 points, 1 rebound and 6 assists.
Clippers got the better of Warriors with a 108-101 victory. Paul George landed 21 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists.
Kings paddled to a 128-124 win against Bulls, with 24 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists contributed by Richaun Holmes.
Thursday, 7th January
76ers were surprised by Nets, defeating them 122-109. Caris LeVert secured 22 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists.
Cavaliers went back to winning ways by thrashing Grizzlies 94-90 with Andre Drummond scoring 22 points, 15 rebounds and 3 assists.
While Luka Doncic and Nikola Jokic both tied at a score of 38 points, it was Mavericks who paced ahead of Nuggets with a 124-117 victory.
Spurs handed Lakers their third upset this season, winning the contest 119-109. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, one more than LeBron James.
With scoring 39 points, Damian Lillard powered Trail Blazers to a 135-117 win over Timberwolves.
Friday, 8th January
Pistons bounced back against Suns 110-105, with Jerami Grant landing 31 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists.
Despite a superb effort of 41 points from Bradley Beal, Wizards were defeated 116-107 by Celtics. Jaylen Brown scored 27.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 25 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists to pull Thunder to a 101-89 win over Knicks.
Hornets trounced Pelicans 118-110. Gordon Hayward scored 26 point, 7 rebounds and 3 assists.
Rockets powered to a 132-90 win against Magic. Christian Wood landed 22 points and 15 rebounds.
Grizzlies paced to their third win this season, defeating Nets 115-110 despite 41 points from Caris LeVert. Brandon Clarke scored 21.
Donovan Mitchell scored 32 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists as Jazz earned a 131-118 win over Bucks.
Warriors outperformed Clippers to clinch a 115-105 victory. Stephen Curry landed 38 points with 2 rebounds and 11 assists.
Lakers edged out Bulls 117-115 as LeBron James scored 28 points plus 7 rebounds and assists each.
Raptors broke their losing streak against Kings with a 144-123 win. Fred VanVleet secured 34 points.
Saturday, 9th January
Tyrese Maxey’s score of 39 proved ineffective against Nuggets as they thrashed 76ers 115-103. Nikola Jokic finished with 15 points.
LaMelo Ball scored 22 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Hornets defeated Hawks 113-105.
Suns clinched a 125-117 win over Pacers. Mikal Bridges scored 34 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists.
Heat‘s Jimmy Butler contributed 26 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists as they defeated Wizards 128-124.
Khris Middleton landed 27 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists as Bucks trounced Cavaliers 100-90.
Spurs handed Timberwolves their 7th loss this season with a 125-122 victory. DeMar DeRozan earned 38 points.
Mavericks cruised to a 112-98 win against Magic. Tim Hardaway Jr. landed 36 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists.
Trail Blazers outpaced Kings 125-99 with CJ McCollum scoring 37 points plus 3 rebounds and assists each.
Sunday, 10th January
The clash between Heat and Celtics was postponed as the formers did not have enough available players.
Jazz won against Pistons 96-86, with Mike Conley securing 22 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.
Zach LaVine’s score of 45 proved ineffective against Clippers as they edged out Bulls 130-127. Paul George finished with 28.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander shined once again with 31 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists as Thunder beat Nets 129-116.
Nuggets earned their fifth win with a 114-89 victory against Knicks. Nikola Jokic scored 22 points.
With 27 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist, Anthony Davis boosted Lakers to a 120-102 win over Rockets.
Timberwolves got the better of Spurs, thrashing them 96-88. D’Angelo Russell scored 27 points with 5 rebounds and assists each.
Warriors finished the neck to neck battle against Raptors 106-105. Draymond Green landed 10 points 9 rebounds and 10 assists.
NBA Week 3 Standings
- Philadelphia 76ers
- Boston Celtics
- Indiana Pacers
- Orlando Magic
- Milwaukee Bucks
- New York Knicks
- Miami Heat
- Cleveland Cavaliers
- Charlotte Hornets
- Brooklyn Nets
- Atlanta Hawks
- Chicago Bulls
- Toronto Raptors
- Detroit Pistons
- Washington Wizards
- Los Angeles Lakers
- Phoenix Suns
- Los Angeles Clippers
- Utah Jazz
- Golden State Warriors
- Dallas Mavericks
- Portland Trail Blazers
- Oklahoma City Thunder
- San Antonio Spurs
- Denver Nuggets
- New Orleans Pelicans
- Sacramento Kings
- Houston Rockets
- Memphis Grizzlies
- Minnesota Timberwolves