Westbrook gets triple-double, Cavs win again

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook recorded a triple-double as his side cruised past the Washington Wizards 125-101. 

Westbrook finished with 22 points on seven of 17 shooting, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists. 

Wizards center Marcin Gortat and Ramon Sessions both scored 15 points apiece. 

LeBron James scored 31 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Utah Jazz 118-114 to win their sixth successive game. 

James was well supported by point guard Maurice Williams, who dropped 29 points on eight of nine shooting, during which he converted all four of his three-pointers. 

Alec Burks top-scored for the Jazz with 24 points to go along with three rebounds and three assists. 

Chris Bosh scored 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Miami Heat downed the Los Angeles Lakers 101-88 at the American Airlines Arena. 

Bosh received some excellent support from center Hassan Whiteside, who finished with a double-double that consisted of 19 points and 15 rebounds. 

Nick Young was the Lakers’ best player as he scored 17 points. 

Luis Scola missed a game-winning three-pointer as the New York Knicks escaped with an 111-109 win over the Toronto Raptors

Carmelo Anthony starred for the Knicks as he scored 23 points to go with four rebounds, three assists, and three steals. 

Demar DeRozan had a terrific game for the Raptors as he dropped 29 points and pulled down five rebounds. 

Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 99-83 win over the Milwaukee Bucks at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. 

Thomas was well supported by Evan Turner, who scored 13 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out six assists. 

Greg Monroe had a double-double for the Bucks, which saw him register 17 points and 14 rebounds. 

Jeremy Lin had a strong fourth quarter to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 104-95 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves

Lin finished with 19 points on six of 11 shooting to go along with three assists and a rebound. 

Reigning NBA Slam Dunk champion Zach LaVine was the Timberwolves’ standout player as he scored 20 points and dished out eight assists. 

The New Orleans Pelicans won their first game of the 2015/16 NBA season after easing past the Dallas Mavericks 120-105. 

Ryan Anderson had a huge impact off the bench as he dropped 25 points on 10 of 16 shooting, while Anthony Davis, Eric Gordon, Ish Smith and Toney Douglas scored 17 points apiece. 

Dirk Nowitzki led the way for the Mavericks with 18 points and four rebounds. 

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