Ben Simmons continued his resurgence because the Nets rebounded.
Plus, Luka Doncic and Jayson Tatum placed on a present, and extra.
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NETS BOUNCE AS SIMMONS IMPRESS AGAIN
Ben Simmons continued his resurgence towards the Toronto Raptors on the street Thursday (all time AEDT)
The Aussie racked up 14 factors, six assists, three steals and two blocks in one other well-rounded efficiency, incomes loads of reward for his defensive work because the Nets beat the Raptors 112-98 to maneuver to 9- 10.
After failing to attain in double figures in his first 9 video games, Simmons has now scored 11, 15, 22, 11 and 14 factors in his final 4 outings.
He got here on the second half of a back-to-back for the Nets after they had been humiliated by an understaffed Sixers aspect on Wednesday in Simmons’ first time taking part in towards his former crew.
And Brooklyn meant enterprise from the primary tip towards Toronto – placing 38 factors on the board within the first time period – as they rebounded from their lackluster exhibiting in Philadelphia.
The Nets let Toronto again into the competition within the second time period earlier than reopening a double-digit lead in third after which not trying again from that time.
Kyrie Irving led Brooklyn with a game-high 29 factors as all Nets starters scored in double digits.
It got here towards an understaffed Raptors crew lacking Fred VanVleet, Scottie Barnes and Pascal Siakam, with Gary Trent Jr. scoring a finest 19.
TATUM LEADS THE CELTS BEFORE LUKA’S MAVS IN AN EPIC DUEL
Followers had been handled to an epic battle between the 2 MVP favorites, Luka Doncic and Jayson Tatum – and the duel was as much as the duty.
Tatum’s Celtics emerged 125-112 victorious at residence because the star ahead posted 37 factors, 13 rebounds, 5 assists and two blocks in a nonetheless pretty one-sided sport, with Boston main by as a lot as 25 factors within the first half. time.
Doncic in the meantime had 42 factors, eight rebounds and 9 assists, however that wasn’t sufficient to convey his crew nearer.
The Celtics, whose nine-game profitable streak was snapped earlier this week by Chicago, rebounded as they topped the Mavericks, bettering to 7-1 in Boston and an NBA-best 14-4.
“I feel we had been locked in from the beginning,” Tatum mentioned. “Shedding to Chicago made us regroup and refocus.
“We simply knew they had been a extremely proficient crew. Luka is the top of the snake. It was good to come back residence and get again into the win column.
It was Tatum’s tenth profession sport with 35 factors and 10 rebounds. He went 11 of 24 from the ground and 13 of 15 from the free throw line.
Each superstars had loads of type phrases to say about one another post-match.
“Everybody is aware of how proficient and particular he’s,” Tatum mentioned. “He can achieve this many issues on the pitch. He is somebody I respect and wish to compete towards.
The Celtics led 70-49 at halftime and in double figures from the tip of the primary quarter till Doncic sparked a late rally to tug Dallas to 114-105 with 3:43 remaining.
Al Horford responded with a 3-pointer to spark a 10-2 Boston run and Dallas by no means got here again below 13 once more.
Elsewhere, Jaylen Brown (31 factors) and Christian Wooden (26 factors, 12 boards) had robust outings on both aspect.
“It is nonetheless the very best. He is an unbelievable participant. He is high 10, MVP (discuss)… he is proven he isn’t a future face of the league, however he already is, and he is a tremendous participant and that is nonetheless enjoyable to play with that type of man,” Doncic mentioned, per ESPN. Tim Bontemps.
“They’re most likely the No. 1 crew within the league and so they’ve most likely obtained the very best duo within the league too. “And we’re within the (TD) Backyard – it is all the time a particular sport. You must come 100%. When you’re not, you are most likely going to lose. It is a large sport. »
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SOMEWHERE ELSE …
The Sacramento Kings noticed their seven-game profitable streak snap as Trae Younger scored 35 factors to steer host Atlanta Hawks to a 115-106 victory.
Domantas Sabonis had 15 factors, 14 rebounds and 7 assists to spark Sacramento (10-7). Clint Capela grabbed 14 rebounds for the Hawks (11-7).
Donovan Mitchell scored 34 factors to steer the Cleveland Cavaliers over Portland 114-96 and lengthen their profitable streak to 4 video games.
The Cavs improved to 8-1 at residence and 12-6 general as Darius Garland had 24 factors and 12 assists whereas Jarrett Allen added 24 factors and 13 rebounds.
DeMar DeRozan scored 36 factors and added eight assists to steer the Chicago Bulls over host Milwaukee 118-113, pulling the Bucks to 12-5 regardless of 36 factors, 11 rebounds and 7 assists from Greek star Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Colby White and Nikola Vucevic sank back-to-back factors to present Chicago a 115-109 lead and DeRozan and Patrick Williams sank late free throws to seal the triumph.
Karl-Anthony Cities had 23 factors, 11 rebounds and eight assists whereas Frenchman Rudy Gobert contributed 21 factors and 16 rebounds in Minnesota’s 115-101 victory at Indiana.
Myles Turner scored a game-high 31 factors for the Pacers, whose five-game profitable streak got here to an finish.
Zion Williamson scored 32 factors and grabbed 11 rebounds to propel the New Orleans Pelicans to a 129-110 win at San Antonio. He shot 14 of 18 from the ground and 4 of 8 from the free throw line.
In Miami, Kyle Lowry scored 28 factors and Caleb Martin had 24 to energy the host Warmth over Washington 113-105. Kyle Kuzman had a game-high 33 factors for the Wizards.
Terry Rozier scored 22 factors and PJ Washington added 19 to steer the Charlotte Hornets to go to Philadelphia 107-101.
Shake Milton led the 76ers with 22 factors, 9 assists and 7 rebounds. Mason Plumlee and Nick Richards every had 13 rebounds for the Hornets.
The Denver Nuggets rallied from 13 factors within the fourth quarter to win in time beyond regulation at Oklahoma Metropolis 131-126.
Nikola Jokic had a game-high 39 factors plus 10 rebounds and 9 assists for Denver and sank two game-winning free throws with 8.3 seconds left in time beyond regulation.
Bruce Brown had a triple-double with 17 factors, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for the Nuggets whereas Aaron Gordon had 30 factors for Denver. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 31 factors.
76ERS 101 HORNETS 107
TRAIL JACKETS 96 RIDERS 114
TIMBER WOLF 115 PACERS 101
KINGS 106 FALCON 115
MAVERICKS 112 CELTIC 125
WIZARDS 105 HEAT 113
NETS 112 RAPTORS 98
BULLS 118 DOLLARS 113
NUGGETS 131 Thunder 126
PELICANS 129 SPURS 110
PISTONS 121 JAZZ 116
MOWERS 107 WARRIORS 124