Cavs, Warriors win as Thunder fall to Trail Blazers
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors were both winners in the NBA on Tuesday, while the Oklahoma City Thunder lost.
Reigning champions the Cavaliers saw off the Memphis Grizzlies 103-86 for their fifth consecutive win.
Steph Curry starred as the Warriors held off the New Orleans Pelicans 113-109.
The Thunder came unstuck against the Portland Trail Blazers, who snapped a four-game losing streak via a 114-95 victory.
LOVE, LEBRON LEAD CAVS
Kevin Love posted 29 points as the Cavs stayed hot.
LeBron James chipped in with 23 points of his own, while J.R. Smith added 23.
Without Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph had 18 points for the Grizzlies.
CURRY AND CO LIFT WARRIORS
The reigning MVP was at his best with 30 points on Tuesday.
Kevin Durant scored 27 points, Draymond Green recorded 12 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in a triple-double display, and Klay Thompson put up 17 points.
Pelicans star Anthony Davis, who was blocked in the final minute, finished with 28 points.
TRAIL BLAZERS BACK ON TRACK
Portland fans needed something to cheer about and they got it thanks to Damian Lillard and Co.
Lillard scored 17 points, Mike Plumlee posted 18, C.J. McCollum had 17 and Maurice Harkless added 15 to go with 14 from Evan Turner.
GIBSON SHOWS NO MERCY!
TIMBERWOLVES UPSTAGE BULLS
The Minnesota Timberwolves woke up from their elongated to trump the Chicago Bulls 99-94 on the road, with all five of their starts scoring in double figures.
Elfrid Payton made a case to reclaim his Orlando Magic starting spot in a 131-120 win over the Atlanta Hawks and the Phoenix Suns outlasted the New York Knicks 113-111 in overtime.
CAVS, GRIZZLIES GO AGAIN
The Cavs and the Grizzlies will lock horns on Wednesday, the Boston Celtics are at the San Antonio Spurs, the Thunder take on the Utah Jazz, while the Houston Rockets meet the Sacramento Kings.