NBA Roundup: Rockets Extend Winning Streak to Seven, Nuggets and Mavericks Secure Victories

Houston Rockets vs. Chicago Bulls

Jalen Green’s 26 points led the Houston Rockets to their seventh consecutive victory, defeating the Chicago Bulls 127-117. Dillon Brooks contributed 23 points, while Jock Landale added 17 points and 12 rebounds. Despite an ejection of Dillon Brooks, the Rockets maintained control, securing the win.

Denver Nuggets vs. New York Knicks

Nikola Jokic recorded another triple-double with 30 points, 14 rebounds, and 11 assists as the Denver Nuggets defeated the New York Knicks 113-100. Michael Porter Jr. scored 31 points, aiding the Nuggets’ surge. Jalen Brunson led the Knicks with 26 points, but their four-game winning streak was snapped.

Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz

Luka Doncic’s 34 points guided the Dallas Mavericks to a 113-97 victory over the Utah Jazz. Daniel Gafford added 24 points, making 10 out of 11 field goals, all dunks. Lauri Markkanen returned for the Jazz, scoring 21 points, but their struggles from beyond the arc led to their defeat.

Orlando Magic vs. New Orleans Pelicans

Paolo Banchero’s triple-double propelled the Orlando Magic to a 121-106 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Banchero recorded 20 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds, while Jalen Suggs scored 22 points. Despite Zion Williamson’s 20 points for the Pelicans, they fell short, with Brandon Ingram exiting early due to injury.

Washington Wizards vs. Sacramento Kings

Kyle Kuzma’s 31 points led the Washington Wizards to a 109-102 victory against the Sacramento Kings. Deni Avdija added 17 points, contributing to the Wizards’ win, ending their five-game skid. De’Aaron Fox led the Kings with 25 points, but it wasn’t enough to secure the win.

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets

Damian Lillard’s 30 points and 12 assists guided the Milwaukee Bucks to a 115-108 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Giannis Antetokounmpo added 21 points and nine rebounds for the Bucks, completing a three-game sweep against the Nets. Mikal Bridges scored 24 points for the Nets, but their fourth-quarter rally fell short.

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