The first matchday of Week 7 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.
Heat 121 – 129 Hornets
After four quarters of neck to neck tussle, Charlotte Hornets paced 8 points ahead of Miami heat in the OT to sweep up a victory at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
Malik Monk, who’s 3-pointer sent the trailing visitors into OT, clocked his NBA career-highest score of 36 points with 5 rebounds and 2 assists, while Cody Zeller landed 12 rebounds for 19 points.
Hawks 99 – 107 Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers picked up a win in the seventh and final game of their season long road trip against Atlanta hawks at the State Farm Arena.
Despite Trae Young pushing the hosts with 16 assists, Lakers maintained brilliant defensive gameplay, along with Anthony Davis and LeBron James adding 25 and 21 points respectively.
Cavaliers 100 – 98 Timberwolves
Cleveland Cavaliers escaped with a narrow victory against Minnesota Timberwolves at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The in-form Collin Sexton clocked 26 points powering the hosts, along with Jarrett Allen registering 18 rebounds for a score of 23.
Bucks 134 – 106 Trail Blazers
A massive 23 point lead in the first half bolstered Milwaukee Bucks into a dominated victory over Portland Trail Blazers at the Fiserv Forum.
Nassir Little’s effort of 30 points went futile as Jrue Holiday led the hosts’ scoring with 22 points, followed by Bobby Portis on 21. Giannis finished with 4 rebounds and 6 assists for a score of 18.
Thunder 106 – 136 Rockets
Houston Rockets stretched themselves to their sixth consecutive win this NBA season with a comfortable win over Oklahoma City Thunder at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
With five 3-pointers, Eric Gordon led the hosts, scoring 25 points, while Christian Wood hit 11 rebounds for 18 points.
Bulls 110 – 102 Knicks
Chicago Bulls stayed out of reach for New York Knicks in the first and the final quarter to paddle to a win at the United Center.
Lauri Markkanen, the Finnish forward led the hosts with 30 points, along with Zach LaVine’s scoring spree in the 2nd half added with 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
Pelicans 109 – 118 Kings
Sacramento Kings came back from behind and hustled to victory with a superb Q4 against New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center.
De’Aaron Fox clocked a remarkable 38 points with 12 assists, along with Harrison Barnes scoring 24 for the visitors.
Spurs 102 – 133 Grizzlies
A remarkable 37-point Q4 helped Memphis Grizzlies outflank San Antonio Spurs for a second consecutive time at the AT&T Center.
Coming off the bench, Gorgui Dieng contributed 19 points with 9 rebounds for the visitors, with Brandon Clarke scoring 18. Tyus Jones clocked 14 assists.
Mavericks 108 – 109 Suns
Dallas Mavericks remain inches away from a win as Phoenix Suns edged past them with a narrow victory at the American Airlines Center.
Chris Paul led suns with 34 points with 9 rebounds and assists each, with a score of 24 from Devin Booker who netted in the match-winning 3-pointer in the final seconds.
NBA postponed matches: Detroit Pistons vs Denver Nuggets
NBA Week 7 Standings
- Philadelphia 76ers
- Milwaukee Bucks
- Brooklyn Nets
- Boston Celtics
- Indiana Pacers
- Atlanta Hawks
- Cleveland Cavaliers
- Charlotte Hornets
- Chicago Bulls
- New York Knicks
- Toronto Raptors
- Orlando Magic
- Miami Heat
- Detroit Pistons
- Washington Wizards
- Los Angeles Clippers
- Utah Jazz
- Los Angeles Lakers
- Memphis Grizzlies
- Denver Nuggets
- Phoenix Suns
- Golden State Warriors
- Portland Trail Blazers
- Houston Rockets
- San Antonio Spurs
- Sacramento Kings
- Oklahoma City Thunder
- Dallas Mavericks
- New Orleans Pelicans
- Minnesota Timberwolves