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Curry tosses the alley-oop for McGee

Marc Gasol and the Grizzlies look to capitalize on the momentum of a five-game winning streak in a solid test against Kevin Durant & Co.

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LeBron sends his 7,000th assist to Thompson for the slam (0:24)
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Turner goes 360 on the transition dunk (0:15)
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Westbrook blows off talk of seven straight triple-doubles (0:18)
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Randle dunks over his own teammate (0:16)
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Cousins nearly hits miracle game-tying shot (0:44)
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Dekker emphatically slams it home over Kanter (0:30)
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Chriss flies in for the monster slam (0:30)
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Porzingis shows off the handles (0:17)
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JVG: Westbrook's relentlessness more important than stats (1:17)
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Shumpert wows Cleveland with reverse slam (0:24)
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Hamilton remembers playing with MJ on Wizards (2:20)
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On this date: Washington punches Tomjanovich (1:17)
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Who has more leverage, Phil or Melo? (2:07)
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Who has the biggest ego on the Knicks? (2:02)
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Steph's sneaky pass sets up Draymond splash (0:20)
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Durant slams, sticks his tongue out (0:21)
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DeRozan appears out of nowhere for a one-handed putback (0:23)
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Do not try and contest Towns (0:24)
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Jordan's legendary run of seven straight triple-doubles (1:20)

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler opened the game with 11 points in 10 minutes. Aside from Thursday's matchup with Kawhi Leonard, Butler continues to open games with an edge. He wants to impose his offense on teams early.

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The Warriors' 16 points were their third-fewest in a first quarter in the past three seasons. Andrew Harrison (6) had more points than Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green combined (5).

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The Pelicans' Anthony Davis has seven double-doubles in his last eight games. The only game in that time without a double-double was against the Clippers, the Pelicans' opponent tonight.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Done with one quarter in Houston and the Rockets lead the Mavericks, 36-27. James Harden with 13 and Eric Gordon has six off the bench.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Montrezl Harrell hit a three-pointers near the end of the first quarter. Every Rockets player has made at least one three-pointer this season for the exception of Clint Capela.

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Ninety-three points might be a milestone to watch in tonight's Nets-Spurs game. San Antonio is 18-1 this season when scoring 93 or more points in a game and 0-4 when held to fewer than 93.

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How will the Heat respond to Friday's 30-point loss to the Cavaliers when they play the Bulls? Even one of Miami's strengths, NBA rebounding leader Hassan Whiteside, might be affected by the Bulls' offensive rebounding -- they lead the league in that statistic (13.5 per game).

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The Trail Blazers' 44 points in the first quarter against the Pacers marked Portland's most in an opening quarter since it scored 44 against the Warriors on Feb. 19, 2003.

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The Cavaliers' LeBron James has shot 53.2 percent from the field against the Hornets in his career, his highest shooting percentage against any one opponent. Cleveland is 7-1 against the Hornets since James' first season back in Cleveland in 2014-15.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rick Carlisle on James Harden: "He's basically become the quintessential big point guard. He presents a lot of challenges."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Erik Spoelstra on seeing Dwyane Wade in a different jersey: "That's not ever going to look right."

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said there are some issues with power forward Donatas Motiejunas' availability. He would not elaborate other than to say he expected him to be at the Toyota Center on Saturday.