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East leaders Sixers lose to Grizzlies 116-100

The NBA Eastern Conference leaders Philadelphia 76ers had a 116-100 home loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday evening.

The Sixers star Tobias Harris scored 21 points and his teammate Shake Milton added 14 points for Philadelphia.

Philadelphia’s Turkish shooting guard Furkan Korkmaz scored five points and made three assists in 14 minutes.

Grizzlies’ Lithuanian center Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

Dillon Brooks scored 17 and Brandon Clarke added 15 points to contribute to the Grizzlies victory.

The Sixers had 34 wins but 16 losses in the NBA regular season. They are battling the second-place Brooklyn Nets in the Eastern Conference standings.

The Nets have the same record, having a 34-16 win/loss record.

Capela, Gallinari make double-double in Hawks-Warriors battle

The Atlanta Hawks defeated Golden State Warriors 117-111 with strong last quarter play.

Hawks pair Clint Capela and Danilo Gallinari produced double-double each to bring a win to Atlanta.

Capela scored 24 points and got 18 rebounds.

Italian forward Gallinari tallied 25 points and 10 rebounds.

Warriors’ superstar Stephen Curry scored 37 points against the Hawks but the US playmaker’s individual effort was not enough for a win.

Clippers victorious against Lakers in key game

The reigning NBA champions Los Angeles Lakers lost against their city rivals Los Angeles Clippers 104-86.

The Lakers are missing their superstar duo LeBron James and Anthony Davis over injuries.

In March, James, 36, sustained a high ankle sprain to be “out indefinitely”.

Clippers shooting guard Kawhi Leonard made a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

Lakers’ Montrezl Harrell scored 19 points against the Clippers.

Sunday’s results:

Boston Celtics – Charlotte Hornets: 116-86

Philadelphia 76ers – Memphis Grizzlies: 100-116

Atlanta Hawks – Golden State Warriors: 117-111

Houston Rockets – New Orleans Pelicans: 115-122

Denver Nuggets – Orlando Magic: 119-109

Chicago Bulls – Brooklyn Nets: 115-107

Los Angeles Clippers – Los Angeles Lakers: 104-86

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