Kevin Durant set the season record of 51 points for the Brooklyn Nets, while LeBron James scored a 30-point triple double for the LA Lakers against the Orlando Magic on Sunday in the NBA.
Durant’s points tally helped the Nets earn a 116-104 win over the Detroit Pistons, while LeBron’s 30 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists helped the Lakers to a 106-94 result against visiting Orlando.
Check out the highlights and review all of Sunday’s games in this NBA recap …
NBA results on Sunday
|Knicks 97-112 dollars|
|Pistons 104-116 Networks|
|Thunder 84-103 Mavericks|
|Spurs 112-97 Pelicans|
|Trail Blazers 111-116 Timberwolves|
|Lakers 106-94 Magic|
Pistons 104-116 Networks
Durant’s 51 points were instrumental in the result of the visiting Nets against the Pistons, who have lost 12 consecutive games.
Durant’s total score set a record in the Little Caesars Arena. Former Pistons forward Blake Griffin, who currently plays for the Nets, held the previous record with 50 points.
33-year-old Durant added nine assists and seven rebounds as the Nets have won for the third time in their last four games.
Patty Mills added 18 points and five assists for the Nets, while LaMarcus Aldridge scored 15 points and Cam Thomas scored 13 for Brooklyn, who overtook Detroit 30-13 in the fourth quarter. The Nets rested perennial All-Star guard James Harden.
Cade Cunningham led Detroit with 26 points, eight rebounds, six assists and three steals. Frank Jackson scored 25 points and Saben Lee provided 17 points, six rebounds, six assists and three steals.
Lakers 106-94 Magic
James now has 101 triple doubles in his NBA career. Talen Horton-Tucker and Russell Westbrook scored 19 points each, and Carmelo Anthony scored 13 off the bench for the Lakers, who have now won three out of four.
Cole Anthony scored 21 points, Franz Wagner 20, Wendell Carter Jr. 16 and Terrence Ross finished with 15 points off the bench for the Magic, who lost five in a row and 12 out of 13.
Thunder 84-103 Mavericks
Jalen Brunson scored 18 points to take Dallas to victory over host Oklahoma City.
It was only the fourth win in their last 13 games for the Mavericks and only the second time in six games Dallas has scored 100 or more points. Maxi Kleber added 16 points and Moses Brown 15 off the bench, both season highs. Kleber was 5-for-6 from inside the bow.
For the Thunder, it was their 12th consecutive loss in 15 games and their fifth consecutive home loss.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder with 18 points, but was only six of 15 from the field, scoring only one in five from beyond the arc. No other player has scored more than 11 for Oklahoma City.
Spurs 112-97 Pelicans
Jakob Poeltl and Derrick White each scored 24 points, while Dejounte Murray added a triple double, as San Antonio gave their best in the fourth quarter in a win against visiting New Orleans.
Murray scored 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, while Keldon Johnson added 17 points for San Antonio, Doug McDermott scored 13 and Lonnie Walker IV scored 11 points. Poeltl also scored 12 rebounds, including seven offensive.
Brandon Ingram led all scorers with 27 points for New Orleans. Jonas Valanciunas added 17 points and 12 rebounds, Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 15 points, Josh Hart scored 13 points and 10 rebounds and Willy Hernangomez scored 10 points for the Pelicans.
Trail Blazers 111-116 Timberwolves
Anthony Edwards scored 24 points when visiting Minnesota ended a five-game losing streak with a win over Portland.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolves, while D’Angelo Russell made two key triples at the end of the fourth period and finished with 18 points, after a three-game absence due to injury to the club. hamstring.
Anfernee Simons made six triples and set a season record of 26 points leading Portland, who have lost five in a row and eight of their last nine.
Portland star Damian Lillard is back after missing his last five games due to an abdominal injury and scored 24 points, 11 rebounds and six assists in 37 minutes.
Knicks 97-112 dollars
Khris Middleton scored 24 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo collected 20 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to lift visiting Milwaukee over New York.
Antetokounmpo earned his first triple double since March 15th. Portis scored 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Bucks, who have won two in a row and 12 of their last 14 games. Jrue Holiday scored 13 points and five assists and Grayson Allen added 12 points to the Bucks’ balanced attack.
Quentin Grimes made seven triples to finish with 27 points for the Knicks. Kevin Knox II drained five shots from beyond the arc to highlight his 18-point performance.