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2020–21 NBA Week 5 results: scores, standings, match summary and highlights

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Week 5 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, 18th January

The Cavaliers vs Wizards game was postponed.

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Knicks defeated Magic 91-84. Julius Randle scored 21 points with 17 rebounds and one assist.

Hawks clinched a 108-97 victory over Timberwolves. Trae Young landed 13 assists along with scoring 20 points, countering D’Angelo Russell’s 31.

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Despite Damian Lillard’s score of 35, Trail Blazers were handed a 125-104 defeat by Spurs, with DeMar DeRozan scoring 20.

Grizzlies upset Suns 108-104, with 17 points from Ja Morant.

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James Harden and Giannis both tied at 34 points, but it was Nets who narrowly escaped Bucks with a 125-123 win.

Raptors thrashed Mavericks 116-93. Kyle Lowry secured 23 points.

Bam Adebayo scored 28 points with 5 assists as Heat outflanked Pistons 113-107.

Bulls defeated Rockets 125-120 with Zach LaVine scoring 33.

Steph Curry landed 26 points as Warriors edged out Lakers 115-113.

Tuesday, 19th January

Nuggets clinched their 7th win this season by defeating Thunder 119-101. Nikola Jokic scored 27 points.

Jazz paddled to a 118-102 victory over Pelicans with 28 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists from Donovan Mitchell.

Wednesday, 20th January

The Wizards vs Hornets and Grizzlies vs Trail Blazers fixtures were called off.

Collin Sexton landed a remarkable 42 points in Cavaliers‘ 147-135 win against Nets.

Mavericks defeated Pacers 124-112. Kristaps Porzingis scored 27.

Joel Embiid led 76ers to a 117-109 win over Celtics with 42 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists.

Pistons suffered their 11th loss this season as Hawks thrashed them 123-115. Clint Capela scored 27 points with 26 rebounds.

Heat upset Raptors 111-102 with Kendrick Nunn scoring 28.

Magic earned a close 97-96 win over Timberwolves. Nikola Vucevic scored 28.

Suns went back to winning ways, this time defeating Rockets 109-103. Deandre Ayton scored 26.

26 points came from Steph Curry as Warriors outperformed Spurs 121-99.

Clippers won against Kings 115-96. Kawhi Leonard landed 32 points with 3 rebounds and 5 assists.

Thursday, 21st January

LeBron James landed 34 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists as Lakers trounced Bucks 113-106.

Jazz earned their 11th win this season, defeating Pelicans 129-118. Donovan Mitchell secured 36 points.

Julius Randle landed 16 points, 17 rebounds and 9 assists as Knicks got the better of Warriors, clinching a 119-104 victory, despite Steph Curry scoring 30.

Friday, 22nd January

Wizards had their sixth game postponed, this time their Bucks clash. The second Grizzlies-Trail Blazers fixture was called off as well.

Bulls trounced Hornets 123-110, with 25 points from Zach LaVine.

Rockets finally bounced back with a close 103-102 win over Pistons. DeMarcus Cousins clocked 15 rebounds.

Pacers defeated Magic 120-118. Domantas Sabonis scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and 9 assists.

Despite Kyrie Irving’s effort of 38 points, Nets succumbed to a 125-113 loss against Cavaliers.

76ers outflanked Celtics 122-110 with 38 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists from Joel Embiid.

Heats were handed a 101-81 upset by Raptors with Pascal Siakam landing 15 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists.

Trae Young mesmerised with 43 points as Hawks thrashed Timberwolves 116-98.

Mavericks paddled to a 122-117 victory over Sours with Luka Doncic scoring 36 points.

Nuggets brushed off Suns 130-126. Nikola Jokic and Devin Booker both topped the scoreboard with 31 points each.

Paul George contributed 29 points in Clippers‘ 120-106 win over Thunder.

Kings beat Knicks 103-94. Harrison Barnes scored 26.

Saturday, 23rd January

Pistons suffer their 13th loss as Joel Embiid pulls 76ers to a 114-110 win with 33 points.

Despite a score of 41 from Bam Adebayo, Heats succumbed to a 128-124 defeat against Nets. Kyrie Irving scored 28.

Timberwolves defeated Pelicans 120-110 with Jarred Vanderbilt scoring 16 points with 11 rebounds.

With 23 points, Donovan Mitchell pushed Jazz to their 12th win as they crushed Warriors 127-108.

Anthony Davis clocked 37 points as Lakers beat Bulls 101-90.

Rockets trounced Mavericks 133-108 with DeMarcus Cousins scoring 28 points.

Nuggets moved past Suns 120-112 with Nikola Jokic landing 29 points, 22 rebounds and 6 assists.

Sunday, 24th January

kings vs Grizzlies clash was met with postponement.

OG Anunoby scored 30 as Raptors trounced Pacers 107-102.

Clippers clinched a 108-100 victory against Thunder with Kawhi Leonard scoring 34.

Celtics dominated Cavaliers 141-103. Jaylen Brown landed 33 points.

Gordon Hayward secured 39 points as Hornets edged out Magic 107-104.

Wizards’ return to action was upsetting as Spurs outplayed them 121-101 with Dejounte Murray scoring 11 points and rebounds each plus 10 assists.

Giannis paddled Bucks to a 129-115 win over Hawks, contributing 27 points, 14 rebounds and 8 assists.

Damian Lillard scored 39 points as Trail Blazers defeated Knicks 116-113.

NBA Week 5 Standings

Eastern Conference

  1. Philadelphia 76ers
  2. Milwaukee Bucks
  3. Boston Celtics
  4. Indiana Pacers
  5. Brooklyn Nets
  6. Cleveland Cavaliers
  7. Atlanta Hawks
  8. New York Knicks
  9. Toronto Raptors
  10. Chicago Bulls
  11. Charlotte Hornets
  12. Orlando Magic
  13. Miami Heat
  14. Washington Wizards
  15. Detroit Pistons

Western Conference

  1. Los Angeles Clippers
  2. Los Angeles Lakers
  3. Utah Jazz
  4. Portland Trail Blazers
  5. Denver Nuggets
  6. Memphis Grizzlies
  7. Phoenix Suns
  8. San Antonio Spurs
  9. Dallas Mavericks
  10. Golden State Warriors
  11. Houston Rockets
  12. Oklahoma City Thunder
  13. Sacramento Kings
  14. New Orleans Pelicans
  15. Minnesota Timberwolves
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Saikat Banerjee
Saikat Banerjee
A wordsmith who indulges in the world of combat sports, Saikat is an MMA, boxing, and arm wrestling content writer at The MMA India Show and The Sports Room. Apart from combat sports, he also engages in Indian sports content at The Sports India Show. Currently pursuing an MBA from Jadavpur University, Saikat's other interests lie in motorcycling, working out, and travelling.
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