Los Angeles, February 6: The Toronto Raptors set a franchise record with a 12th straight NBA win, while the Los Angeles Clippers were too good for the Miami Heat on Wednesday (February 5).
The Raptors continued their winning streak with a thrilling 119-118 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Serge Ibaka proved to be the hero with a go-ahead three-pointer with 30 seconds remaining.
Ibaka finished with 30 points, while Kyle Lowry had a double-double of 32 points and 10 assists and Pascal Siakam poured in 25.
The Clippers also set a franchise record during their 128-111 win over Miami.
They hit 24 three-pointers, with Landry Shamet (six) and Paul George (five) leading the way.
George finished with 23 points and 10 assists, while Kawhi Leonard went five-of-13 from the field for his 14 points, to go with nine assists and seven rebounds.
Jokic stars as Young lifts Hawks
Nikola Jokic had a triple-double of 30 points, 21 rebounds and 10 assists in the Denver Nuggets' 98-95 win against the Utah Jazz.
Trae Young starred for the Atlanta Hawks as his 38 points and 11 assists helped them past the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-120.
🧊 Trae drops 38 PTS, 11 AST in W!#NBAAllStar starter @TheTraeYoung becomes the 1st @ATLHawks player with 12 30-point double-doubles in a season since @DWilkins21 had 14 in 1985-86. pic.twitter.com/w238AtkJZo— NBA (@NBA) February 6, 2020
Andre Drummond had 31 points and 19 rebounds in the Detroit Pistons' 116-108 win over the Phoenix Suns.
The Timberwolves are seriously struggling. Their loss to the Hawks was their 13th straight as they fell to 15-35.
Ibaka stepped up when the Raptors needed him, hitting just his second three – from seven attempts – late against the Pacers.
CERTIFIED 100% PURE pic.twitter.com/eq5IJfTElZ— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) February 6, 2020
Detroit Pistons 116-108 Phoenix Suns
Boston Celtics 116-100 Orlando Magic
Brooklyn Nets 129-88 Golden State Warriors
Toronto Raptors 119-118 Indiana Pacers
Atlanta Hawks 127-120 Minnesota Timberwolves
Oklahoma City Thunder 109-103 Cleveland Cavaliers
Memphis Grizzlies 121-107 Dallas Mavericks
Denver Nuggets 98-95 Utah Jazz
Los Angeles Clippers 128-111 Miami Heat
Rockets at Lakers
Two of the Western Conference's best teams go head-to-head at the Staples Center on Thursday (February 6) as the Houston Rockets (32-18) visit the Los Angeles Lakers (38-11).