When two MVP candidates had a battle it will be fun to watch. Paul George sank a three point shot with 1.8 second remaining in regulation to defeat the Houston Rockets 112-111. With down by two points the Thunder go to their go to guy and Russel Westbrook found George for a game winner three. Westbrook who had 29 points 12 rebounds and 10 assists another triple double, Paul George had 27 points. James Harden led the Rockets, his 39 points but missed the second free throw just to have a lead of two instead of three.
Charlotte Hornets are still in playoff race after a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-97, all they need to do is to win the remaining game against Orlando Magic tomorrow and hope the Detroit Pistons lose to the Knicks. Kemba Walker and Jeremy Lamb had 23 points each.
Detroit Pistons rally from a 19 point deficit in halftime against Memphis Grizzlies and take a win 100-93. Led by Andre Drummond with 20 and 17, Blake Griffin limited to 8 points. The Pistons need to win their last game against New York Knicks to secure the final spot in Eastern Conference playoffs.
With Dywane Wade last game in Miami, he started and they beat the Philadelphia Sixers 122-99. The All Star shooting guard scored 30 points. His final game is in Brooklyn against the Nets were also the season finale. Where their playoff hope evaporated after the Grizzlies lost the lead against Pistons.
NBA Scores: Boston Celtics 116, Wizard 110 Terry Rozier scored 21 points as he started in place of Kyrie Irving. Golden State Warriors 122- New Orleans Pelicans- 103 Cousins with double double with 21 and 12 plus 6 assists.
Knicks 96- Bulls 86 Dennis Smith Jr had 25 points. Toronto Raptors 120,
Minessotta Timberwolves 110 Fred Van Fleet with 16 in place of Kyle Lowry.
Mavericks 120- Suns 109 Dirk Nowitzki scored 30 points and announced
that this is his final season. Jazz 118- Nuggets 108 Donovan Mitchell scored 46 points and Rudy Gobert 20 points. Blazers 104- Lakers 101 Lillard had 20 points and 8 assists with Harkless added 26 points.