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NBA Week 6 Jan 25 results: Scores, standings, match summary and highlights

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The first matchday of Week 6 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 the teams.

Magic 117 – 108 Hornets

Orlando Magic bounced back from Sunday’s loss in their second straight match against Charlotte Hornets, sweeping up a 117-108 win at the Amway Center.

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Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the hosts turned things around in Q2 and Q3 and were ahead by 11 points before the final quarter. Nikola Vucevic clocked 28 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists.

Pacers 129 – 114 Raptors

Indianapolis Pacers secured their 10th win this season over Toronto Raptors at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Going without Paskal Siakam for their second game, Raptors fell behind the hosts in Q1 and Q2 but recovered in the third quarter.

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However, a remarkably in-form Malcolm Brogdon swung odds in favor of the Pacers, finishing with career-high 36 points and 9 assists as they powered into a 14-point lead in Q4.

Pistons 119 – 104 76ers

After four back to back losses, Pistons redeemed themselves against Philadelphia 76ers at the Little Caesars Arena, with a lead in all four quarters to finish with a dominating victory.

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Delon Wright landed his best performance for Pistons, scoring 28 points, three more than teammate Jerami Grant. Playing against his former side, Tobias Harris scored 25.

Nets 98 – 85 Heat

Despite falling behind in the first quarter, the combined effort of James Harden and Kevin Durant pulled Nets to winning ways against Heat finishing with a 14 point lead in Q4 at the Barclays Center.

Along with 13 points, Durant finished with a score of 20, equalling Harden’s points. Bam Adebayo scored 26 for the visitors.

Cavaliers 108 – 115 Lakers

LeBron James became the oldest Los Angeles Lakers player to land 40 points since NBA legend Kobe Bryant’s historic 60, finishing with 46 points as Lakers trounced Cleveland Cavaliers at the Quicken Loans Arena.

Despite an early lead, Lakers fell behind as the hosts tried to turn the tide with leading in Q2 and Q3. However, it was James’s stupendous efforts, added with 8 rebounds and 6 assists that saw them outflanking Cavs in the final quarter.

Mavericks 113 – 117 Nuggets

Despite James Murray’s ejection, it was the heroics of Michael Porter Jr that paddled Denver Nuggets to a close 117-133 triumph over Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center.

In just his 3rd game since returning to the court after a month gap, Porter Jr finished the night with 30 points and 8 rebounds, pushing Nuggets to their 10th victory in the current NBA season.

Bulls 103 – 119 Celtics

Zach LaVine’s efforts of 30 points proved to be ineffective for Chicago Bulls as Boston Celtics, with the return of Jayson Tatum, pulled away with a win at the United Center.

Back to action from COVID restrictions, Tatum landed 24 points, along with 26 points and 5 rebounds from Jaylen Brown that kept Celtics ahead throughout the faceoff.

Warriors 130 – 108 Timberwolves

Steph Curry and his 36 points set the stage for a struggling Minnesota Timberwolves’ 12th defeat this season as Golden State Warriors walked all over them at the Chase Center.

Curry complemented his heroics with 4 rebounds and 3 assists, countering Malik Beasley’s 30 points and 7 rebounds.

Trail Blazers 122 – 125 Thunder

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led with 24 points, in addition to five 3-pointers in just Q1 from Mike Muscala that cruised Oklahoma City Thunder to a win over Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center.

Thunder pulled way with a 9-point lead in Q1 and despite the hosts bouncing back in the following, Q4 ended in a 31-all tie, keeping the visitors in lead.

NBA Postponed Matches: Memphis Grizzlies vs Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans vs San Antonio Spurs.

NBA Week 6 Standings

Eastern Conference

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

Western Conference

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