The Dallas Mavericks used another solid defensive performance to hold their opponent to under 100 points for the second game in a row.
With Mike Conley taking the night off to rest a hamstring injury, Mitchell took charge early. He made his first five shots on the way to scoring 28 first-half points — his most ever in a half.
The Los Angeles Lakers got a hard look at life without injured superstar LeBron James on Sunday in a 111-94 NBA loss to the Phoenix Suns.
Antetokounmpo has registered three consecutive triple-doubles since being named MVP of the All-Star Game, and the Bucks are rolling along with him.
Following a dunk for his last points, Embiid landed awkwardly on his left leg, his knee joint appearing to bend slightly forward.
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Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons may be unable to play in Sunday’s All-Star Game in Atlanta because of a coronavirus contact tracing issue
Brooklyn remained half a game behind Eastern Conference leaders Philadelphia, who fell 112-109 to the Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime in a rare home defeat.
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Brooklyn are on their longest winning streak since 2006 and won their sixth straight contest without Kevin Durant with a strained left hamstring.
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Embiid added 17 rebounds, five assists, four blocks and two steals in a dominating performance at both ends.
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James recorded his second triple double of the season and 96th of his career as the Lakers opened their five-game homestand with an impressive come-from-behind win.
The Lakers, who had won a franchise-best 10 road games to start the season, nearly kept the streak alive despite trailing by 14 points in the fourth quarter.
Cleveland will try to snap an eight-game losing streak to Boston when they face the Celtics in their next game on Sunday.
It was the 13th NBA game called off since 10 January because of coronavirus issues.
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DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Dejounte Murray had 18 points and 10 rebounds and San Antonio Spurs beat Houston Rockets to snap a four-game home losing streak.
Sterling Brown, who took Harden's spot in the starting lineup, had 23 points, seven rebounds and three assists in 36 minutes.
In Houston, LeBron James scored 26 points -- and electrified his own Los Angeles Lakers bench with a nothing-but-net three-pointer — in the defending champions' 117-100 thumping of the Rockets.
The 76ers came in at 7-1 and off their best performance of the season, when they shot an NBA season-high 61.7% in a 141-136 victory over Washington
Philadelphia 76ers' Seth Curry spent the first quarter of the game against Brooklyn Nets on the bench before the team was informed that the player has tested positive for COVID-19, reports said.