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NBA Week 16 April 9 Results: Scores, standings, match summary and highlights

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The fifth matchday of Week 16 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.

Magic 106 – 111 Pacers

Indiana Pacers cruised to their second straight victory against Orlando Magic, who failed to catch up to the visitors at Amway Center.

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Aaron Holiday scored 20 points off the bench, while Domantas Sabonis posted 16 points and 15 rebounds.

Celtics 145 – 136 Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves gave a tough fight to Boston Celtics, taking the clash all the way into overtime, but the hosts finally secured a 9-point advantage to win at TD Garden.

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Jayson Tatum landed a historic 53-point performance added with 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Jaylen Brown scored 26.

Knicks 133 – 129 Grizzlies

The second overtime of the night saw New York Knicks edging out Memphis Grizzlies at the Madison Square Garden.

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Julius Randle posted a triple-double, scoring 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Both RJ Barrett and Immanuel Quickley scored 20 points each.

Pelicans 101 – 94 76ers

Coming off two consecutive defeats, New Orleans Pelicans delivered an utter surprise to Philadelphia 76ers to secure their 23rd win of this NBA season at the Smoothie King Center.

Zion Williamson led the hosts with a stunning score of 37 along with 15 rebounds and 8 assists. Tobias Harris scored 23 for the sixers.

Hawks 120 – 108 Bulls

Despite Zach LaVine’s staggering 50-point performance, Chicago Bulls couldn’t connect the dots completely against Atlanta Hawks who secured a victory at the State Farm Arena.

Trae Young responded to LaVine with an equally impressive 42 points, while Clint Capela added 22 points and 10 rebounds.

Bucks 119 – 127 Hornets

The Giannis-less Milwaukee Bucks fell to their third straight loss against Charlotte Hornets at the Fiserv Forum.

Miles Bridges led the visitors with 26 points, while both Terry Rozier and Devonte’ Graham posted 20 points each. Cody Zeller scored 10 points and 12 rebounds off the bench.

Nuggets 121 – 119 Spurs

Denver Nuggets trounced San Antonio Spurs for the second straight time, despite the visitors attempting a fourth quarter comeback at the Ball Arena.

Nikola Jokić posted a triple-double, clocking 26 points, 13 rebounds and 14 assists. Michael Porter Jr scored 22 points and 10 rebounds.

Clippers 126 – 109 Rockets

Los Angeles Clippers had as easy picking over Houston Rockets as a 41-point second quarter powered the hosts at the Staples Center.

Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, followed by 26 from Reggie Jackson. Christian Wood scored 23 for the Rockets.

Warriors 107 – 110 Wizards

Washington Wizards delivered a blow to Golden State Warriors at the Chase Center with Russell Westbrook making tripe-doubles a regular habit.

Westbrook posted 19 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists, while Rui Hachimura scored 22. Steph Curry topped the hosts with 32 points.

NBA Week 16 Standings

Eastern Conference

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

Western Conference

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