The fourth matchday of Week 13 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.
Celtics 96 – 107 Kings
Boston Celtics lost their third straight fixture against Sacramento Kings as the visitors pulled away in the final quarter at the TD Garden.
De’Aaron Fox led the Kings with 29 points, while Harrison Barnes and Richaun Holmes both landed double-doubles.
Cavaliers 110 – 116 Spurs
Despite remarkable scorings from Collin Sexton and Darius Garland, Cleveland Cavaliers were outflanked by San Antonio Spurs at the Quicken Loans Arena.
Keldon Johnson led the visitors with 23 points and 21 assists, added with 22 points from Dejounte Murray. Jakob Poeltl posted 12 rebounds for 8 points.
Magic 121 – 113 Nets
After nine consecutive defeats, Orlando Magic pulled off one surprise of a victory over Brooklyn Nets at the Amway Center.
Despite Kyrie Irving’s stunning 43 point performance, the hosts banked on Aaron Gordon’s score of 38, followed by Evan Fournier posting 31 and a double-double from Nikola Vucevic.
Raptors 112 – 115 Jazz
A neck to neck battle against Toronto Raptors concluded with utah Jazz edging out with a narrow win at the Amalie Arena.
A total of six Jazz players posted double digits scores, with Donovan Mitchell topping the charts at 31 points. Rudy Gobert finished with 15 points and 16 rebounds.
Heat 110 – 137 Pacers
Miami Heat suffered their 20th loss of this NBA season as Indiana Pacers took control of the game from the 2nd quarter onwards until the end at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Malcolm Brogdon led the visitors with 27 points, followed by 13 points and 15 rebounds coming from Domantas Sabonis. T. J. McConnell contributed 16 points and 15 assists.
Rockets 100 – 113 Pistons
Houston Rockets suffered a record 19th straight defeat at the hands of Detroit Pistons at the Toyota Center.
Frank Jackson posted his current NBA season high score of 23, along with 20 points from Saddiq Bey. Mason Plumlee clocked 16 rebounds.
Grizzlies 103 – 116 Warriors
A remarkable scoring night from Andrew Wiggins powered Golden State Warriors to trounce Memphis Grizzlies at the FedExForum.
Wiggins clocked 40 points, while Steph Curry’s replacement Jordan Poole posted 25. Draymond Green clocked 11 rebounds and 13 assists.
Nuggets 131 – 127 Bulls
The close battle between Denver Nuggets and Chicago Bulls went into OT which saw a 4-point win for the hosts at the Ball Arena.
Both Nikola Jokić and Jamal Murray posted 34 points each for Nuggets, with the former adding it with 15 rebounds. Michael Porter Jr scored 19.
Suns 113 – 101 Timberwolves
Coming off from a shocking loss to Minnesota Timberwolves in their previous fixture, Phoenix Suns ticked all the right boxes this time to thrash the visitors at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Chris Paul finished with 20 points, with Mikal Bridges coming in at 17.
Trail Blazers 125 – 119 Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks paced ahead early into the second half but Portland Trail Blazers were able to move past them in Q4 to a win at the Moda Center.
CJ McCollum led the hosts with 32 points, one more than Damian Lillard, while Mavs had Luka Dončić topping the scores at 38 points.
NBA Week 13 Standings
- Philadelphia 76ers
- Brooklyn Nets
- Milwaukee Bucks
- Miami Heat
- Atlanta Hawks
- Charlotte Hornets
- New York Knicks
- Boston Celtics
- Indiana Pacers
- Chicago Bulls
- Toronto Raptors
- Washington Wizards
- Cleveland Cavaliers
- Orlando Magic
- Detroit Pistons
- Utah Jazz
- Los Angeles Lakers
- Phoenix Suns
- Los Angeles Clippers
- Denver Nuggets
- Portland Trail Blazers
- San Antonio Spurs
- Dallas Mavericks
- Golden State Warriors
- Memphis Grizzlies
- New Orleans Pelicans
- Sacramento Kings
- Oklahoma City Thunder
- Houston Rockets
- Minnesota Timberwolves