Indiana Pacers 152-95 Oklahoma City Thunder
Domantas Sabonis scored 26 points including a career-high 14 assists and 19 rebounds to lead the Indiana pacers to a blowout win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The 152-95 was the biggest margin of defeat for a home team in NBA history. It was also the most points scored in their franchise history.
Indiana was leading by 36 points at halftime. They led by 67 points in the fourth quarter and were flirting with the largest victory margin in NBA history that stands at 68. The Cleveland Cavaliers had beaten the Miami Heat way back in December 1991.
Caris LeVert added 25 points for Indiana, who set season highs in field-goal percentage (65.5) and 3-point percentage (63.6). Moses Brown led the Thunder with 16 points.
Golden State Warriors 113-87 Houston Rockets
Steph Curry had a scintillating third quarter where he scored 23 of his points. He top-scored with 30 points leading the Warriors to a 113-87 victory against the Houston Rockets. The margin of victory was thanks to a 24-0 run by the Warriors in the third quarter. Curry hit a 3 pointer to score 15 points for the Warriors by himself.
The Rockets (16-48) were held scoreless for 5:25 and missed all 12 of their attempts as the Warriors (32-32) seized control. Interestingly, Houston had just one turnover during the drought. Andrew Wiggins added 20 points while Mulder and Jordan Poole combined for 34 points off the Golden State bench.
Detroit Pistons 94-107 Charlotte Hornets
Terry Rozier scored 29 points to help the Charlotte Hornets to a 107-94 win over the Detroit Pistons. The Hornets were helped by the return of LaMelo Ball to the starting lineup as well as a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter.
The Hornets dominated the first three-quarters of the game. A 20-6 Pistons run in the fourth quarter helped them pull within 3 points of the Hornets. Terry Rozier then took the game by the scruff of the neck to lead the Hornets to victory.