Box Score Breakdown for Friday, January 18, 2019
Brooklyn rides big second half to comeback and beat Orlando
January 1,2019 at 11:31 PM
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The Celtics forged a 35-24 first-quarter lead, but the Grizzlies had a 62-58 halftime advantage. However, Boston carried a five-point edge into the final period and held on for the hard-fought win. Mike Conley's 26 points led the Grizzlies, and he added four assists. Jaren Jackson, Jr. totaled 23 points and four rebounds. Shelvin Mack's line included 15 points and seven assists. Justin Holiday supplied 14 points, six rebounds, two assists and four steals. JaMychal Green and Omri Casspi managed matching 12-point tallies. Kyrie Irving's 38 points, which he partly supplemented with 11 assists and seven rebounds, led the Celtics. Marcus Smart went for 20 points, six boards, three assists, three steals and one block. Al Horford posted 18 points. Jaylen Brown had a bench-leading 12 points and registered six boards. Terry Rozier generated 10 points.
January 1,2019 at 11:31 PM
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The Heat obliterated their 14-point halftime deficit in the third quarter, trampling Detroit by a 30-12 margin during the period and entering the fourth-quarter with a four-point lead. Miami eventually lost their advantage, and a pair of free throws apiece by Reggie Jackson and Blake Griffin sealed the hard-fought victory. Dwyane Wade's 20 points, which he supplemented with eight assists, led the Heat. Tyler Johnson supplied 16 points. Justise Winslow totaled 15 points and nine rebounds. Rodney McGruder managed 11 points. Bam Adebayo pitched in nine points and six rebounds. Hassan Whiteside mustered just eight points but hauled in 10 rebounds. Griffin's 32 points, which he partly supplemented with 11 rebounds and nine assists, led the Pistons. Luke Kennard furnished 22 points. Reggie Bullock poured in 19 points. Stanley Johnson delivered 12 points and six rebounds.
January 1,2019 at 11:31 PM
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This was a tale of two halves, as a big second half by Brooklyn gave them the victory. In fact, Orlando blew a 21-point lead late in the second quarter, as Brooklyn outscored them, 63-48, in the second half. The Nets bench made the difference, as they outscored the Magic's bench, 52-34. Brooklyn also connected on 19-of-46 from three-point range while Orlando hit just 10-of-26. D'Angelo Russell was the player of the game, as he collected 40 points, two rebounds and seven assists. Spencer Dinwiddie led the bench with 20 points, two rebounds and two assists. Joe Harris amassed 11 points and four assists. Aaron Gordon led the Magic with 23 points, four rebounds and five assists. Nikola Vucevic accrued 16 points, 17 rebounds and six assists. Evan Fournier finished with 16 points, eight rebounds, three assists and four steals.
January 1,2019 at 11:31 PM
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There were 17 ties and 27 lead changes in this competitive game, as neither club led by more than 10 points. Shooting was the difference, with San Antonio shooting 50 percent from the field and 46 percent from three-point range while Minnesota hit just 44 percent from the field and 27 percent from long range. LaMarcus Aldridge led San Antonio with 25 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks in DeMar DeRozan's (ankle) absence. Rudy Gay provided 22 points, four rebounds and five assists. Marco Belinelli led the bench with 19 points, five rebounds and three assists. Karl-Anthony Towns played just 23 minutes, as he totaled 23 points and six rebounds dealing with foul trouble. Derrick Rose matched those 23 points, providing three rebounds and six assists off the bench. Taj Gibson collected 14 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and two blocks.
January 1,2019 at 11:31 PM
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This was a dominating win for the Jazz, as they led by 24 points at the half and by 33 heading into the fourth quarter. Utah ended up shooting 52 percent from the field and 93 percent from the free-throw line while holding Cleveland to 41 percent from the field and 77 percent from the charity stripe. The Jazz outrebounded the Cavaliers, 48-37 and out-assisted them, 33-16. Ante Zizic led the Cavaliers with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Collin Sexton tallied 15 points, four rebounds and two assists. Cameron Payne led the bench with 14 points, four rebounds and three assists. Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 24 points, two rebounds, four assists and two steals. Rudy Gobert accumulated 19 points, 15 rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks. Royce O'Neale finished with 16 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.
January 1,2019 at 11:31 PM
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Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 28 points on 10-of-19 shooting, five rebounds, four assists, one steal and one block, in 33 minutes. Kevin Durant followed up with 24 points on 8-of-13 shooting, seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks, in 35 minutes. DeMarcus Cousins tallied 14 points, six rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block, in 15 minutes of action. Klay Thompson chipped in 12 points, four rebounds, two assists, two steals and a block, while Draymond Green tallied seven points, eight rebounds, nine assists, two steals and a block. Meanwhile, Tobias Harris led the Clippers with 28 points on 7-of-18 shooting, nine rebounds and two assists, in 35 minutes. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander followed up with 24 points on 7-of-17 shooting, five assists, three rebounds and three steals, while Marcin Gortat chipped in six points and four rebounds.
January 1,2019 at 11:31 PM
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Damian Lillard led the Trail Blazers with 24 points on 8-of-20 shooting, eight assists, five rebounds and one steal, in 36 minutes. C.J. McCollum followed up with 20 points on 8-of-12 shooting, six rebounds, three assists and two steals, in 32 minutes. Jusuf Nurkic tallied 15 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and two blocks, while Al-Farouq Aminu added 15 points eight rebounds, two assists and two steals. Meanwhile, Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 27 points on 9-of-17 shooting, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal, in 35 minutes. Jrue Holiday followed up with 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting, six assists, two rebounds and one steal, in 36 minutes. Julius Randle finished with 19 points nine rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal, while E'Twaun Moore chipped in 17 points and two rebounds, in 26 minutes.