Everything You Need To Know From Last Night’s Games (12/5/2016)

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Everything You Need To Know From Last Night’s Games (12/5/2016)

 

– MVP Candidates shine tonight in the association as LeBron James, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard all show out.

– The Cleveland Cavaliers bounce back as they take care of the Raptors on the road.

– The Big three of the Cavs were outstanding.

– JR Smith leaves the game with an ankle injury and Deandre Liggins plays big minutes in his absence.

– LeBron James finishes with 34 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 steals.

– The Nuggets beat the 76ers in Philly.

– Danilo Gallinari leads the way with 24 points.

– The Nets have 66 points in the middle of the second quarter but lost to the Wizards.

– 25 points and 13 assists for John Wall.

– Russell Westbrook records his 6th straight triple double as the Thunder beat the Hawks on the road.

– Disappointing result for Atlanta in a very winnable game.

– Westbrook finishes with 32,13,12 on the night.

– The Trailblazers hold on at home against the Bulls.

– 34 points for Dwyane Wade.

– Damian Lillard with 30 points of his own.

– The Spurs and the Bucks played out an amazing game in Milwaukee.

– The Spurs keep their road winning streak alive with a nail biting win.

– Kawhi Leonard misses a baseline jumper to put the Spurs up before LaMarus Aldridge grabbed the offensive rebound and his put back was blocked by the Greek Freak before they ruled goaltending.

– The Bucks then had a chance to win it and Giannis found Delly on the wing who played he extra pass to Teletovic in the corner to win the game but he missed, the Spurs rebounded and the game was over.

– Kawhi with 21 and nine boards.

– An absolute thriller in New Orleans as the Pelicans lose at home to Memphis in double overtime.

– With the game looking like the Pelicans would pull it out, Marc Gasol hit a step back three pointer to send the game into OT.

– The Pelicans then took advantage in the overtime period and had the game won again before they let Troy Daniels hit a three to send the game into double overtime.

– Langston Galloway hit two three pointers to give the Pels the advantage again but they couldn’t hold on and lost at home in a heart breaker.

– Galloway had a career high of 26 points.

– Marc Gasol finished with a rare triple double of 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.

– The Rockets and Celtics had a wild finish.

– With Harden nailing a dagger three pointer, the Celtics had to play the foul game.

– After a ball is inbounded to Harden, he is trapped and commits an offensive foul to give the ball to the Celtics down by 3, but it goes to review and is ruled a flagrant foul.

– Marcus Smart hits both free throws and the Celtics have a chance to win the game with 5.2 seconds left.

– The ball gets to Al Horford and he blows a wide open layup off an inbounds play and the Celtics lose by a point.

– Harden finishes with 37,8,8.

– The Hornets beat the Mavs in Dallas.

– Nicolas Batum had 14 points and 15 rebounds.

– 29 for Harrison Barnes.

– The Lakers can’t overcome the Jazz in LA.

– Rudy Gobert has 14 and 17 rebounds.

– Lou Williams continues to be the Lakers best player as he pours in another 38 points off the bench.

– The Warriors score 142 points (yes, 142 you read it correctly) as they absolutely smash the Pacers.

– The Warriors were at their offensive best and were absolutely unstoppable.

– They had 26 assists to 1 turnover towards the end of the second quarter.

– Klay Thompson registers a career high of 60 points.

– He had 40 points at halftime.

– Wilt: 100 pts in 48 min = 2.08 pts per min, Klay: 60 pts in 29 min = 2.07 pts per min

– Craziest part? He sat the entire fourth quarter.

– He was unplayable.

– The scary moment when you realise he’s the Warriors “third” option.

DAILY HIGH MEN!!!

POINTS: Klay Thompson – 60; REBOUNDS: Rudy Gobert – 17; ASSISTS: John Wall – 13; STEALS: Jameer Nelson – 5; BLOCKS: Joel Embiid, Rudy Gobert – 5

 

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