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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 28 points, capped off by a 34-foot triple with 1:18 left, while the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder recorded their second comeback against the Los Angeles Lakers this season with a 107- win. 104 Thursday evening.

Game of the night

Luguentz Dort added 17 points when the Thunder defeated the Lakers for the second time in nine days – the only two wins for Oklahoma City in eight games so far this season.

Three days after losing a lead in the same building in a loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Thunder used a 13-0 run in the fourth period to take their first advantage of the game.

Anthony Davis scored 29 points and 18 rebounds for the Lakers, who were playing without LeBron James due to an abdominal strain and are expected to be out for a week. James also missed the Lakers’ defeat in Oklahoma City last week due to an ankle injury.

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads the Thunder to another win over the Lakers without LeBron

After the Lakers took a 95-93 lead with 2:23 to go on a shot from Davis’ bank, the Thunder took the lead forever 98-95 over a three-point Williams. Gilgeous-Alexander added his long-range three to a 101-95 lead.

The Lakers reached 105-104 on Carmelo Anthony’s triple with 9.6 seconds left before the Thunder received two free throws from Dort. Russell Westbrook missed a three-point try just before the buzzer that would have drawn the game.

Darius Bazley and Ty Jerome each had 14 points for the Thunder, who overcame a 19-point deficit in the first half. Williams scored 13 points and Derrick Favors contributed 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Westbrook had 27 points for the Lakers, while Anthony had 21 off the bench.

The results from Thursday night

Philadelphia 76ers 109-98 Detroit Pistons
Utah Jazz 116 – 98 Atlanta Hawks
Boston Celtics 95-78 Miami Heat
Houston Rockets 111 – 123 Phoenix Suns
Oklahoma City Thunder 107 – 104 Los Angeles Lakers

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 28 points as visiting Oklahoma City Thunder continued to find success against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 107-104 win on Thursday

Performance of the Night: Jordan Clarkson

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Highlights from Utah Jazz’s visit to the Atlanta Hawks in NBA week 3

Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to set the season record of 30 points and lead the Utah Jazz to visit their third straight win, a 116-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Clarkson shot 10 for 19 from the field and scored four three-point baskets. He joined Joe Ingles, who had a season record of 19, to make up for the absence of Donovan Mitchell (24.9 points per game), who missed the game with a sprained right ankle.

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Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to set the season record of 30 points and lead the Utah Jazz to visit their third straight win, a 116-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points and Mike Conley added 13 points and 11 assists for the Jazz, who have won seven out of eight games this season.

Trae Young of Atlanta scored 21 points, but only went to the line five times and had seven assists. De’Andre Hunter scored 14, and John Collins and Clint Capela both scored 13, while Capela dropped 10 rebounds.

The defeat was the Hawks’ first home defeat this season and ended a streak of 14 straight home wins. Atlanta lost four straight games to Utah.

The Celtics block D to upset Heat

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Highlights of the Boston Celtics’ visit to the Miami Heat in week 3 of the NBA

Jaylen Brown scored 17 points leading six Boston scorers in double digits as the visiting Celtics beat the Miami Heat 95-78, using an impressive defensive effort to break the Heat’s five-game winning streak.

Dennis Schroder scored 14 points, Aaron Nesmith 13 and Romeo Langford 12 for Boston, who won their second straight after three straight losses. Al Horford and Jayson Tatum each scored 10 points for the Celtics, whose four wins have all come away.

Miami, who entered the competition with an average of 115.6 points, the league’s record, posted a point total at the lowest of the season and shot 34.6% from the field and just 9 of 41 (22 percent) by three points.

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The Boston Celtics reaped two straight wins after their all-player encounter yesterday, this time ending the Miami Heat’s 5-game winning streak.

Kyle Lowry scored six points, seven rebounds and five assists for Miami before leaving at the end of the third quarter due to a sprained left ankle. Jimmy Butler scored 20 points, Duncan Robinson 16 and Bam Adebayo scored 13 points and seven rebounds for Miami.

Lowry has committed six of the team’s 18 turnovers.

The Suns send the Rockets to crash on their sixth consecutive defeat

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Highlights from the Houston Rockets visit to the Phoenix Suns in week 3 of the NBA

Devin Booker recorded 27 points, nine rebounds and five assists to help the Phoenix Suns win 123-111 over the visiting Houston Rockets.

Landry Shamet scored 19 points off the bench, Deandre Ayton added 16 points and 11 rebounds and Mikal Bridges also scored 16 points as the Suns won their third straight game.

Phoenix’s Chris Paul recorded 13 assists for his sixth double-digit goal in seven games. He also had nine points and five steals.

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Kevin Porter Jr. scored 20 points and Christian Wood added 18 points and 15 rebounds for the Rockets, who lost their sixth straight game.

Houston’s Jalen Green scored 16 points despite only shooting 3 for 14 from the field. Jae’Sean Tate added 14 points, reserve Eric Gordon scored 12 and Alperen Sengun scored 10.

The Sixers make five in a row against the Pistons

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Highlights of the Philadelphia 76ers visit to the Detroit Pistons in week 3 of the NBA

Seth Curry had 23 points, Tyrese Maxey provided 20, and the visiting Philadelphia Sixers walked away from the struggling Detroit Pistons for their fifth straight win, 109-98.

Joel Embiid contributed 19 points and nine rebounds, while Shake Milton scored 16 points with eight rebounds and five assists. Georges Niang scored 14 points and seven rebounds off the bench for Philadelphia, who played starless Tobias Harris and Danny Green.

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Pistons big man hit 76ers star Joel Embiid with brutal crossover before double-clutch dunk

Jerami Grant scored 27 points, six rebounds and four assists for the pistons, which were capped at 32 points in the second half.

Cade Cunningham, the first pick of the draft, recorded his first double double with 18 points and 10 rebounds despite shooting 4 for 17 from the field.

Kelly Olynyk added 11 points and Killian Hayes scored 10 for Detroit, which has so far only won one game this season.

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