Smoothie King Center, New Orleans, LA- Russell Westbrook struck yet again with 42 points and 10 boards to inspire the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 121-110 triumph over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. Anthony Davis tallied 34 points and 15 rebounds for the home team, and Terrence Jones finished the game with 21 points.
The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI- Marc Gasol equaled a career-high 38 points on 14-of-17 (82.35%) shooting, as the Memphis Grizzlies topped the Detroit Pistons 98-86. Reggie Jackson and Jon Leuer had 18 points apiece for the losing side.
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH- Kyrie Irving and LeBron James led the injury-plagued Cleveland Cavaliers to a 113-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, recording back-to-back wins in the past two days over their opponents. The duel on Tuesday finished in a 114-108 overtime victory for the Cavs, led by a clutch performance from NBA Finals MVP, LeBron James. Kyrie Irving notched 31 points, a career-high 13 dimes and 6 boards, while James grabbed 29 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists for the current NBA champions on Wednesday night.
Watch the top highlights from the NBA on Wednesday night:
Westbrook and Davis Put Up Big Stats in Duel | 12.21.16
Westbrook Strikes with 42 as Thunder Beat Pelicans 121-110
Marc Gasol Equals Career-High 38 Points in Grizzlies’ 98-86 Win Over Pistons
Kyrie Irving and LeBron James Lead Injury-Plagued Cavs to 2 Straight Wins Over Bucks
Kyrie Scores 31 with 13 Assists in Win | 12.21.16
James Fires Cavs Past Bucks in 114-108 OT Win | 12.20.16
Harrison Barnes Scores 28 Points as Mavericks Hold On to Beat Blazers 96-95
James Harden and Eric Gordon Combine to Lead Rockets to a 125-111 Win Over Suns
John Wall Scores 23 and Bench Helps Wizards Get Past Bulls 107-97
DeMarcus Cousins Scores 21 Points as Kings Top Jazz 94-93
Wiggins and Towns Help Timberwolves Secure 92-84 Win Over Hawks
Top 10 NBA Plays: 12.21.16