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NBA Week 8 Feb 9 results: Scores, standings, match summary and highlights

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The second 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.

Pistons 122 – 111 Nets

Kevin Durant-less Brooklyn Nets suffered their third loss in a row as they were surprised by the struggling Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena.

James Harden’s double-double for the visitors had no impact as Jerami Grant led Pistons’ scoring spree with 32 points, along with Mason Plumlee landing 12 rebounds for 14 points.

Heat 98 – 96 Knicks

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After a close first half, New York Knicks had taken a lead in Q3 but Miami Heat bounced back in the final quarter to edge out the visitors at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

Jimmy Butler scored 26 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists, while Bam Adebayo and Kelly Olynyk secured 19 and 20 points respectively.

Pelicans 130 – 101 Rockets

A final quarter rally of 38 points saw New Orleans Pelicans dominate over Houston Rockets at the Smoothie King Center.

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Brandon Ingram led the hosts scoring with 22 points, followed by Zion Williamson at 20 points, while Josh Hart and Willy Hernangómez finished with a double-double each.

Spurs 91 – Warriors

Golden State Warriors avenged their previous defeat against San Antonio Spurs in their second straight faceoff at the AT&T Center.

Steph Curry starred with 32 points, along with Kelly Oubre Jr. and his double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds. Draymond Green clocked 11 assists.

Kings 111 – 119 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers maintain their top spot in the Eastern Conference with a win over Sacramento Kings at the Golden 1 Center, marking their 18th victory this season.

The in-form Joel Embiid landed another spectacular performance with 25 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists, plus Tobias Harris and Seth Curry both landing 22 points apiece.

Jazz 122 – 108 Celtics

A 42-point Q3 scoring rally paddled Utah Jazz to prevail over Boston Celtics at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.

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Donovan Mitchell continues to impress, scoring 36 points with Rudy Gobert landing a double-double, negating Jaylen Brown’s 33 points for the visitors.

Trail Blazers 106 – 97 Magic

Portland Trail Blazers took an early lead and held onto it as they cruised to a comfortable victory over Orlando Magic at the Moda Center.

Damian Lillard topped the scoreboard with 36 points, along with Carmelo Anthony scoring 23. Enes Kanter and Derrick Jones Jr. both clocked 10 rebounds each.

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. Miami Heat
  11. Cleveland Cavaliers
  12. Chicago Bulls
  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. Portland Trail Blazers
  6. San Antonio Spurs
  7. Denver Nuggets
  8. Golden State Warriors
  9. Sacramento Kings
  10. New Orleans Pelicans
  11. Memphis Grizzlies
  12. Houston Rockets
  13. Dallas Mavericks
  14. Oklahoma City Thunder
  15. Minnesota Timberwolves
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