Fight between Magic, Timberwolves leads to 5 players ejected
A fight broke out and punches were thrown during the game between the Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Five players were ejected following the brawl, which started in front of the Orlando bench late in the third quarter. Minnesota guard Austin Rivers and Magic center Mo Bamba were the initial players involved, and it spilled over to include several others on the court.news.yahoo.com
NBA says Mitchell's desperation score shouldn't have counted
Donovan Mitchell sent the best game of his career to overtime with an incredible play. A little too incredible, the NBA said. Mitchell’s desperation basket that forced overtime — off an intentionally missed free throw — and extended what became his 71-point effort for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their 145-134 victory over the Chicago Bulls shouldn’t have counted, the NBA said Tuesday.news.yahoo.com
Mitchell scores 71 points, Cavs beat Bulls 145-134 in OT
Donovan Mitchell set a Cleveland record with 71 points, most by an NBA player in 17 years, and the Cavaliers rallied from 21 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 145-134 in overtime on Monday night. Mitchell’s total matched the eighth highest in league history since Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had 81 points against Toronto on Jan. 22, 2006. Wilt Chamberlain owns the NBA record with 100 for Philadelphia against New York on March 2, 1962, at Hershey, Pennsylvania.news.yahoo.com
Mitchell scores 36, leads Cavs past Giannis, Bucks 114-106
Donovan Mitchell scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally put together a complete game against Milwaukee, withstanding superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo’s season-high 45-point performance to beat the Bucks 114-106 on Wednesday night.
Garland, Mitchell lead Cavs past Lakers to 8th straight win
Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points and Darius Garland added 24 in the dynamic Cleveland backcourt’s return from injury absences, and the Cavaliers rolled past LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 114-100 for their eighth consecutive victory.
Warriors rally from 16 down to beat Jazz, get playoff spot
Warriors coach Steve Kerr did not emphasize the magnitude of Saturday’s game in his pregame talk with his team. Klay Thompson scored 36 points and Golden State erased a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Utah Jazz 111-107 and clinch a playoff spot. Jordan Poole added 31 and Andrew Wiggins had 17 as the Warriors also snapped a four-game losing streak.news.yahoo.com
Bogdanovic hits 11 3-pointers as Jazz defeat Thunder 116-103
Bojan Bogdanovic said making a Utah Jazz franchise-record 11 3-pointers wasn't all that complicated. Bogdanovic scored 35 points to help the Jazz defeat the Thunder 116-103 on Sunday night. Bogdanovic's previous career high for made 3s was eight — a total he had reached by the end of the third quarter.news.yahoo.com