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76ers 118, Knicks 101
Dario Saric had 26 points and 14 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers won their eighth straight game despite losing All-Star Joel Embiid to a facial injury early in the second quarter, beating the New York Knicks. J.J. Redick scored 21 points and Ben Simmons added 13 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for Philadelphia (44-30). Embiid departed after a nasty collision with teammate Markelle Fultz. The 76ers said he went through concussion protocol but did not have a concussion. Emmanuel Mudiay and Michael Beasley had 22 points apiece for the Knicks.
Nets 111, Magic 104
D’Angelo Russell and Caris LeVert each scored 16 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a victory over the Orlando Magic. Jarrett Allen added 15 points and DeMarre Carroll had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Nets. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Joe Harris also scored 14 and Allen Crabbe had 13. Nikola Vucevic led Orlando with 24 points and 15 rebounds, and Mario Hezonja added 23 points for the Magic. Aaron Gordon added 15 points and D.J. Augustin had 14.
Timberwolves 126, Hawks 114
Karl-Anthony Towns scored a franchise-record 56 points and added 15 rebounds for his league-leading 63rd double-double, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Atlanta Hawks. Andrew Wiggins added 17 points and Jeff Teague had 11 points and eight assists for the Timberwolves, who avoided a third straight loss by shooting 53.3 percent. Mike Muscala had a career-high 24 points off the bench for Atlanta. Dewayne Dedmon had 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Hawks.
Grizzlies 108, Trail Blazers 103
MarShon Brooks scored 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter in his first game with Memphis, helping the lowly Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers. Brooks made each of his four 3-point attempts in the final period in his first NBA appearance since April 16, 2014. He signed a 10-day contract with Memphis on Tuesday. Dillon Brooks had 18 points for the Grizzlies (21-54). CJ McCollum led Portland with 42 points and Wade Baldwin IV added 15 points on 5-for-6 shooting.