NBA Recap – March 17

Warriors Beat Lakers Behind Curry’s 31 Points

  • Stephen Curry’s return from injury sparked the Golden State Warriors to a 128-121 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Curry scored 31 points, while Klay Thompson added 26 points to lead the Warriors.
  • With the win, the Warriors moved ahead of the Lakers in the Western Conference standings, both teams currently in the play-in tournament spots.

Knicks Hold Off Kings, Jalen Brunson Scores 42

  • The New York Knicks defeated the Sacramento Kings 98-91 behind a stellar fourth-quarter performance.
  • Bojan Bogdanovic and Alec Burks led the scoring during the decisive run, securing the win for the Knicks.
  • Jalen Brunson was the standout performer with a game-high 42 points for New York.

Pacers Beat Nets as Pascal Siakam Records Double-Double

  • The Indiana Pacers pulled away in the fourth quarter to secure a 121-100 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
  • Pascal Siakam’s 28 points and 11 rebounds propelled the Pacers to victory.
  • The Nets dropped to 1-4 on their current road trip, falling further behind in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Timberwolves Defeat Jazz, Conley Scores 25 in Return to Utah

  • Mike Conley’s return to Utah saw the Minnesota Timberwolves defeat the Jazz 119-000.
  • Conley scored 25 points in his Salt Lake City homecoming, while Anthony Edwards led all scorers with 31 points.
  • The Jazz played without key veterans Lauri Markkanen, Jordan Clarkson, and John Collins.

Rockets Extend Winning Streak with Victory over Cavaliers

  • The Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to five games with a 117-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Jalen Green recorded a double-double with 26 points and 11 rebounds for the Rockets.
  • Caris LeVert led the Cavaliers with 21 points off the bench.

76ers Beat Hornets Behind Maxey’s 30 Points

  • The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 109-98, with Tyrese Maxey scoring 30 points.
  • Kelly Oubre Jr. added 22 points for the 76ers, snapping their two-game losing streak.
  • Tre Mann led the Hornets with 21 points in the losing effort.

Pelicans Cruise Past Trail Blazers with Balanced Scoring

  • The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 126-107 behind CJ McCollum’s 30 points.
  • Zion Williamson contributed 26 points and 10 rebounds for the Pelicans.
  • The Trail Blazers played without Jerami Grant due to a hamstring injury.

Thunder Beat Grizzlies, Jalen Williams Leads with 23 Points

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder secured a 118-112 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, led by Jalen Williams’ 23 points.
  • Desmond Bane returned for the Grizzlies after an ankle injury, scoring 22 points and seven assists.
  • The Thunder have won five of their last six games to move into a tie for the top spot in the Western Conference.

Bulls Dominate Wizards, Dosunmu Scores Career-High 34 Points

  • The Chicago Bulls dominated the Washington Wizards 127-98, with Ayo Dosunmu scoring a career-high 34 points.
  • Nikola Vucevic added 29 points and 13 rebounds for the Bulls.
  • Corey Kispert led the Wizards with 16 points in the loss.
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