NBA Scores Today, 12th Jan 2019: Magic upset Celtics, Thunder beat Spurs and more
It was another exciting day in the NBA with 16 teams battling for a win. The Nuggets suffered an upset at the hands of the Phoenix Suns, but still, remain the top spot in the West. The Toronto Raptors lead the way in the East.
Let me take you through the NBA results for tonight.
Detroit Pistons beat Los Angeles Clippers
The Pistons defeated the LA Clippers on the road with Blake Griffin putting up 44 points and eight rebounds.
Score: Detroit Pistons 109-104 LA Clippers
Miami Heat beat Memphis Grizzlies
The Miami Heat beat the Memphis Grizzlies on the back of Justice Winslow's excellent performance of 26 points, seven rebounds and four assists.
Score: Memphis Grizzlies 108-112 Miami Heat
Orlando Magic upset Boston Celtics
Aaron Gordon scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help the Magic pull off a victory against the higher rated Boston Celtics team.
Score: Boston Celtics 103-105 Orlando Magic
Minnesota Timberwolves beat New Orleans Pelicans
Another great team game by the Minnesota Timberwolves, led by Karl-Anthony Towns, who scored 27 points and grabbed 27 rebounds. Six players were in double figures, leading to a victory.
Score: New Orleans Pelicans 106-110 Minnesota Timberwolves
Oklahoma City Thunder beat San Antonio Spurs
Russel Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder took revenge for the defeat against the San Antonio Spurs a few days ago. Westbrook scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds, leading the Thunder to a win at home.
Score: San Antonio Spurs 112-122 Oklahoma City Thunder
Phoenix Suns upset Denver Nuggets
The Phoenix Suns beat the top-seeded Denver Nuggets at home. Kelly Oubre Jr. had a great game, scoring 26 points and 11 rebounds coming off the bench.
Score: Denver Nuggets 93-102 Phoenix Suns
Utah Jazz beat Chicago Bulls
Donovan Mitchell has been on fire lately with back-to-back 30+ points games. He scored 34 points on the night, and the Jazz beat the struggling Bulls at home.
Score: Chicago Bulls 102-110 Utah Jazz
Sacramento Kings beat Charlotte Hornets
The Sacramento Kings defeated the Charlotte Hornets at home with Bogdan Bogdanovic leading the charge with 22 points off the bench. Buddy Hield and De'Aaron Fox had great games, scoring 21 points apiece.
Score: Charlotte Hornets 97-104 Sacramento Kings