NBA Scores Today, 13th Jan 2019: Cavs upset Lakers, Warriors beat Mavs and more
We had seven exciting encounters in the NBA today. The Toronto Raptors maintains their position on the top of the East as they beat the Wizards today, whereas Nuggets defeated the Blazers to stay the leaders of the West.
Let me take you through the NBA results for tonight.
Toronto Raptors beat Washington Wizards
The Toronto Raptors defeated the Washington Wizards in a double-overtime thriller at the Capital One Arena. Serge Ibaka sealed the deal for the Raptors by knocking down a three-pointer with 15 seconds left on the clock. Raptors maintain their winning run with this win.
Score: Raptors 140-138 Wizards
Philadelphia 76ers beat New York Knicks
Ben Simmons had a career night with 20 points and 20 rebounds for the night, leading 76ers to a victory against the New York Knicks. Joel Embiid contributed 26 points from his side.
Score: 76ers 108-105 Knicks
Milwaukee Bucks beat Atlanta Hawks
Giannis Antetokounmpo produces another MVP performance, scoring 33 points to lead Bucks to an easy victory against the struggling Atlanta Hawks.
Score: Bucks 133-114 Hawks
Orlando Magic upset Houston Rockets
Orlando Magic have been on fire lately with back to back upsets. They defeated the Boston Celtics on Saturday and did the same against the Rockets today.
Aaron Gordon's improving form is an excellent sign for the Magic team.
Score: Rockets 109-116 Magic
Golden State Warriors beat Dallas Mavericks
The Golden State Warriors edged out the Dallas Mavericks after Stephen Curry went off for massive 48 points which included 11 three-pointers out of the 19 attempted.
Score: Warriors 119-114 Mavs
Denver Nuggets beat Portland Trail Blazers
The Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers at home yesterday. Nikola Jokic scored 40 points and grabbed ten rebounds in the game. He also had eight assists in the game showcasing his playmaking abilities.
Score: Blazers 113-116 Nuggets
Cleveland Cavaliers upset LA Lakers
The Cavs end their 12-game losing streak by upsetting the Lebron-less Lakers. It was a complete team effort by them to knock down the young Lakers team.
The Lakers need Lebron back as soon as possible because without him the team can't have that winning consistency they possessed a few weeks ago.
Score: Cavs 101-95 LA Lakers