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NBA Week 8 Feb 8 results: Scores, standings, match summary and highlights

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The first matchday of Week 8 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.

Hornets 119 – 94 Rockets

With the help of a massive fourth-quarter scoring domination, Charlotte Hornets paddled to a win over Houston Rockets at the Spectrum Center.

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The hosts’ youngster LaMelo Ball was the star of the night, scoring 24 points with a career-high seven 3-pointers, in addition to 10 assists.

Grizzlies 113 – 128 Raptors

Despite falling behind in the first half, Toronto Raptors’ scoring spree in the second half saw them trounce Memphis Grizzlies at the FedExForum.

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Fred VanVleet and Pascal Siakam topped the visitors’ scoring with 32 points apiece, while Chris Boucher clocked 10 rebounds for 12 points.

Bulls 101 – 105 Wizards

Chicago Bulls had the ultimate surprise against a struggling Washington Wizards team as they edged out the hosts at United Center.

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Bradley Beal finished with 35 points and Rui Hachimura clocked a score of 19 with 10 rebounds.

Mavericks 127 – 122 Timberwolves

Early lead worked in favour for Dallas Mavericks till the end as Minnesota Timberwolves failed to catch up the hosts at the American Airlines Center.

Kristaps Porziņģis landed a double double, with 27 points and 13 rebounds, in addition to a score of 26 from Luka Dončić.

Spurs 105 – 100 Warriors

San Antonio Spurs came from behind to move past Golden State Warriors to victory at the AT&T Center.

Dejounte Murray scored 27 points and 10 rebounds, while DeMar DeRozan finished with 21 points and 10 assists, negating Steph Curry’s score of 32 and a double-double from Draymond Green.

Suns 119 – 113 Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers lost their fourth game in a row against a Chris Paul-less Phoenix Suns at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Devin Booker topped the scoreboard with a season-high 36 points for the hosts, along with Deandre Ayton landing a double-double. Mikal Bridges scored 22.

Nuggets 112 – 125 Bucks

A 42-point first quarter slowly fell out of utility for Denver Nuggets as Milwaukee Bucks rallied past them in the second half to secure a comfortable win at the Ball Arena.

Giannis clocked 30 points, while Khris Middleton finished with 29 points, 8 rebounds and 12 assists.

Lakers 119 – 112 Thunder

back and forth filled four quarters pushed the match between Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder into OT at Staples Center, where the hosts finished the victory with a 7-point lead.

LeBron James landed a triple-double, with 28 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists.

NBA Week 7 Standings:

Eastern Conference

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

Western Conference

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