As per regular, the NBA has a comparatively mild slate on Thursday with solely three video games on the docket. The motion received began with the Boston Celtics making pretty simple work of the New York Knicks, as Boston prolonged its winning streak to 4 video games.
The evening wraps up with a battle of two underachieving Western Convention groups within the Houston Rockets and Utah Jazz. Each groups discover themselves beneath the .500 mark nearly 1 / 4 of the way in which by means of the common season. James Harden will look to continue his torrid tempo, as he is averaging 32.6 factors over the previous 5 video games. The Rockets have gained two of their final three video games heading into Thursday’s contest.
NBA schedule for Thursday, Dec. 6
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Brown has season-high in Celtics win
Jaylen Brown dropped a season-high 21 factors off of the bench for the Celtics, who took care of enterprise on Thursday evening. The victory over the Knicks was the fourth straight for the Celtics, who want to climb again as much as the highest of the Jap Convention after some early-season struggles. The Knicks, alternatively, are going the opposite method, because the loss was their second straight and dropped them to 8-18 on the season — even additional out of the playoff image within the East.
Mudiay, Robinson mix for alley-oop
Emmanuel Mudiay has been robust for the Knicks as of late and continued his stable play within the early going against the Celtics. Mudiay tossed up a picture-perfect lob to rookie Mitchell Robinson, which Robinson threw down with authority.