The latest and updated NBA results from the games played in the league on Friday night ahead of the break before the Christmas Day schedule on Sunday (25). There were wins on the night for Eastern Conference hot-streaking teams the Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets. Check out the full results below from the NBA games last night.
The Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets prolonged their winning streak last night after winning against the Los Angeles Clippers and the Milwaukee Bucks, respectively. It was a very entertaining night of basketball with Eastern Conference teams dominating the result scoreboard.
At the Barclays Center, Kevin Durant scored 24 points and led six Brooklyn players in double-digit scoring, and the Nets beat the Bucks 118-100. Read more: Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks starting lineups – Dec. 23
Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 26 points for Milwaukee but was held scoreless in the fourth quarter as the Nets pushed on to win their eighth straight to match their longest winning streak since moving to Brooklyn a decade ago.
Meanwhile, Joel Embiid had 44 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 119-114 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers who had Kawhi Leonard scoring 28 points in the defeat.
In other NBA results on Friday night, the New Orleans Pelicans topped the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-125 in overtime play, Luka Doncic tallied 50 points in helping the Dallas Mavericks to a 112-106 win versus the Houston Rockets, while the Orlando Magic dismissed the San Antonio Spurs 133-113.
NBA Results On December 23
Orlando Magic 133, San Antonio Spurs 113
Philadelphia 76ers 119, L.A. Clippers 114
Toronto Raptors 118, Cleveland Cavaliers 107
Boston Celtics 121, Minnesota Timberwolves 109
Atlanta Hawks 130, Detroit Pistons 105
Brooklyn Nets 118, Milwaukee Bucks 100
Chicago Bulls 118, New York Knicks 117
Indiana Pacers 111, Miami Heat 108
Dallas Mavericks 112, Houston Rockets 106
New Orleans Pelicans 128, Oklahoma City Thunder 125, OT
Denver Nuggets 120, Portland Trail Blazers 107
Washington Wizards 125, Sacramento Kings 111
Memphis Grizzlies 125, Phoenix Suns 100
Charlotte Hornets 134, L.A. Lakers 130