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NBA Week 12 Mar 12 results: Scores, standings, match summary and highlights

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The third matchday of Week 12 of the 2020-21 NBA season has concluded and it’s time to take a look back at the scores and highlights of the matches and standings of the teams.

Grizzlies 102 – 103 Nuggets

Nikola Jokić lands another brilliant double-double as Denver Nuggets edged out Memphis Grizzlies at the FedExForum.

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Jokic posted 28 points, 15 rebounds and 7 assists, followed by Michael Porter Jr and Will Barton both scoring 21.

Pelicans 116 – 82 Cavaliers

Second and third quarter scoring sprees powered New Orleans Pelicans ahead of Cleveland Cavaliers to a win at the Smoothie King Center.

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Brandon Ingram led the hosts with 28 points, with Zion Williamson coming in close at 23. Steven Adams landed 17 rebounds for 10 points.

Wizards 101 – 127 76ers

Despite Joel Embiid’ early departure due to knee injury, Philadelphia 76ers thrashed Washington Wizards at the Capital One Arena.

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Embiid contributed 23 points for 20 minutes of play, while Shake Milton and Furkan Korkmaz both posted 18 points each.

Bulls 90 – 101 Heat

After a neck to neck first half, Miami Heat had their breakaway in the final quarter to beat Chicago Bulls at the United Center.

Jimmy Butler finished with 28 points, followed by Goran Dragić scoring 25. The hosts had Zach LaVine leading with 30 points.

Spurs 104 – 77 Magic

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, San Antonio Spurs bounced back in Q2 and Q4 to seal a victory over Orlando Magic at the AT&T Center.

Off the bench Rudy Gay led the hosts with 19 points, with Dejounte Murray and Derrick White coming in close at 17 points each.

Jazz 114 – 99 Rockets

Utah Jazz banked on a returning Donovan Mitchell and two double-doubles to trounce Houston Rockets comfortably at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Mitchell posted 28 points, 7 rebounds, and 8 assists. Rudy Gobert clocked 14 points and 13 rebounds, along with Royce O’Neale’s 11 rebounds for 10 points. Mike Conley Jr scored 20.

Lakers 105 – 100 Pacers

Indiana Pacers gave a hard fight to the Los Angeles Lakers and stayed in lead until the final quarter when the hosts broke away to finish with a five point advantage at the Staples Center.

Kyle Kuzma scored 24 to lead Lakers, while LeBron James posted 18 points and 10 rebounds. Malcolm Brogdon finished with 29 points for the visitors, with a double-double from Domantas Sabonis.

NBA Week 12 Standings

Eastern Conference

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

Western Conference

  1. Utah Jazz
  2. Phoenix Suns
  3. Los Angeles Lakers
  4. Los Angeles Clippers
  5. Denver Nuggets
  6. Portland Trail Blazers
  7. San Antonio Spurs
  8. Dallas Mavericks
  9. Golden State Warriors
  10. Memphis Grizzlies
  11. Oklahoma City Thunder
  12. New Orleans Pelicans
  13. Sacramento Kings
  14. Houston Rockets
  15. Minnesota Timberwolves
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Saikat Banerjee
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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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