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Daily NBA game scores for the 2019-20 NBA season, plus player stat leaders in points, rebounds and assists for each game. Also read NBA game recaps and to see highlights with your own eyes, watch NBA videos:

2020 NBA PLAYOFFS GAME SCORES

GAMES OF THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Miami          106 28 19 37 22            Dragic 25                     Adebayo 10                    Dragic/Herro 5
Boston         101 31 29 17 24            Walker 23                     Theis 8                       Smart/Tatum 4




GAMES OF TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Denver         104 24 30 28 22            Murray 40                     Jokic 22                      Jokic 13
L.A. Clippers   89 24 32 18 15            Harrell 20                    Green/Leonard/Morris 6        Beverley/Leonard/Williams 6

Miami          117 18 37 16 35 11         Dragic 29                     Herro 11                      Adebayo/Herro 9
Boston         114 26 29 28 23  8         Tatum 30                      Tatum 14                      Walker/Wanamaker 6




GAMES OF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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L.A. Clippers   98 34 29 16 19            George 33                     Zubac 12                      Leonard 5
Denver         111 26 21 30 34            Jokic 34                      Jokic 14                      Jokic 7




GAMES OF SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Houston         96 20 31 18 27            Harden 30                     Harden 6                      Westbrook 6
L.A. Lakers    119 35 27 33 24            James 29                      Davis/James 11                James 7




GAMES OF FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Boston          92 26 24 22 20            Tatum 29                      Tatum 12                      Tatum 7
Toronto         87 27 19 25 16            VanVleet 20                   Siakam 11                     VanVleet 6

Denver         111 23 21 29 38            Murray 26                     Jokic 14                      Murray 7
L.A. Clippers  105 28 28 24 25            Leonard 36                    Leonard/Zubac 9               George 6




GAMES OF THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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L.A. Lakers    110 26 31 29 24            Davis 29                      James 15                      James 9
Houston        100 22 19 29 30            Westbrook 25                  J. Green 7                    Harden 10




GAMES OF WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Toronto        125 21 27 33 17  8 19      Lowry 33                      Anunoby 13                    VanVleet 7
Boston         122 25 27 25 21  8 16      Brown 31                      Brown 16                      Smart 10

L.A. Clippers   96 26 22 25 23            Leonard 30                    Leonard 11                    Leonard 9
Denver          85 12 28 23 22            Jokic 26                      Jokic 11                      Murray 7




GAMES OF TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Miami          103 19 33 21 30            Butler/Dragic 17              Butler 10                     Butler/Herro 6
Milwaukee       94 28 18 19 29            Middleton 23                  B. Lopez 14                   Bledsoe 9

L.A. Lakers    112 32 29 21 30            James 36                      Davis 15                      Rondo 9
Houston        102 33 31 18 20            Harden 33                     Harden 9                      Harden 9




GAMES OF MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Boston         111 25 37 25 24            Brown 27                      Tatum 10                      Walker 7
Toronto         89 11 24 28 26            VanVleet 18                   Anunoby 7                     Lowry/VanVleet 5

L.A. Clippers  113 33 24 27 29            George 32                     Leonard 14                    Leonard 6
Denver         107 32 27 29 19            Jokic 32                      Jokic 12                      Murray 9




GAMES OF SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Milwaukee      118 22 28 35 22 11         Middleton 36                  Bledsoe 10                    Middleton 8
Miami          115 31 17 40 19  8         Adebayo 26                    Adebayo 12                    Adebayo/Dragic 8

Houston        109 20 31 41 17            Harden 27                     Westbrook 13                  Harden 7
L.A. Lakers    117 36 31 23 27            Davis 34                      James 11                      James/Rondo 9




GAMES OF SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Toronto        100 31 18 32 19            Siakam 23                     Lowry/Siakam 11               Lowry 7
Boston          93 27 22 24 20            Tatum 24                      Tatum 10                      Walker 8

Denver         110 44 28 17 21            Murray 27                     Jokic 18                      Murray 6
L.A. Clippers  101 25 31 21 24            George 22                     Green 11                      Leonard 8




GAMES OF THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Toronto        104 28 19 29 28            Lowry 31                      Anunoby 10                    Lowry 8
Boston         103 33 24 23 23            Walker 29                     Brown 12                      Tatum 6

Denver          97 31 20 16 30            Jokic 15                      Millsap 9                     Murray 6
L.A. Clippers  120 31 38 22 29            Leonard 29                    George/Green/Zubac 7          George/Williams 4




GAMES OF WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Oklahoma City  102 30 29 21 22            Dort 30                       Paul 11                       Paul 12
Houston        104 29 32 24 19            Covington/Gordon 21           Covington 10                  Harden 9

Miami          116 38 28 24 26            Dragic 23                     Adebayo 9                     Butler 6
Milwaukee      114 29 31 26 28            G. Antetokounmpo 29           G. Antetokounmpo 14           Middleton 8




GAMES OF TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Utah            78 21 15 24 18            Mitchell 22                   Gobert 18                     Conley 7
Denver          80 26 24 15 15            Jokic 30                      Jokic 14                      Morris 5

Boston         102 28 22 20 32            Tatum 34                      Theis 9                       Tatum 6
Toronto         99 28 20 30 21            Anunoby 20                    Ibaka 9                       Lowry/VanVleet 7




GAMES OF MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Houston        100 25 26 24 25            Harden 32                     Tucker 11                     Harden 7
Oklahoma City  104 24 24 29 27            Paul 28                       Adams 14                      Gilgeous-Alexand 6

Miami          115 29 31 32 23            Butler 40                     Adebayo 17                    Adebayo 6
Milwaukee      104 40 23 23 18            Middleton 28                  G. Antetokounmpo 10           G. Antetokounmpo 9




GAMES OF SUNDAY, AUGUST 30, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Boston         112 39 20 29 24            Smart/Tatum 21                Theis 15                      Walker 10
Toronto         94 23 19 31 21            Lowry 17                      Ibaka 9                       Lowry/VanVleet 8

L.A. Clippers  111 29 28 28 26            Leonard 33                    Leonard 14                    George/Leonard 7
Dallas          97 34 17 23 23            Doncic 38                     Burke/Doncic 9                Doncic 9

Denver         119 30 31 27 31            Murray 50                     Porter 12                     Jokic 9
Utah           107 36 20 23 28            Mitchell 44                   Gobert 11                     Conley 6




GAMES OF SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Orlando        104 21 29 29 25            Vucevic 22                    Vucevic 15                    Fultz/Vucevic 5
Milwaukee      118 26 41 23 28            G. Antetokounmpo 28           G. Antetokounmpo 17           Bledsoe 8

Oklahoma City   80 14 31 18 17            Schroder 19                   Adams 14                      Gilgeous-Alexand 4
Houston        114 24 24 37 29            Harden 31                     J. Green 10                   Westbrook 7

Portland       122 31 37 24 30            McCollum 36                   Nurkic 10                     McCollum 7
L.A. Lakers    131 35 33 32 31            Davis 43                      James 10                      James 10




GAMES OF TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Dallas         111 22 30 34 25            Doncic 22                     Doncic 8                      Doncic/Finney-Smith 4
L.A. Clippers  154 41 35 35 43            George 35                     Harrell 11                    Jackson 5

Utah           107 32 31 23 21            Mitchell 30                   Gobert 12                     Conley/Mitchell 5
Denver         117 33 21 28 35            Murray 42                     Murray 8                      Murray 8




GAMES OF MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Milwaukee      121 22 36 26 37            G. Antetokounmpo 31           G. Antetokounmpo 15           G. Antetokounmpo 8
Orlando        106 18 34 29 25            Vucevic 31                    Vucevic 11                    Fultz/Vucevic 7

Indiana         87 22 20 20 25            Oladipo 25                    Turner 14                     Brogdon 7
Miami           99 21 27 22 29            Dragic 23                     Adebayo 19                    Adebayo 6

Houston        114 37 23 33 21            Harden 32                     Tucker 11                     Harden 15
Oklahoma City  117 35 25 32 25            Schroder 30                   Gilgeous-Alexand 12           Gilgeous-Alexand 6

L.A. Lakers    135 43 37 32 23            James 30                      Howard/McGee 8                James 10
Portland       115 25 26 36 28            Nurkic 20                     Nurkic 13                     Simons 6




GAMES OF SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Toronto        150 39 38 39 34            Powell 29                     Ibaka 15                      Siakam 10
Brooklyn       122 32 36 19 35            LeVert 35                     Allen 15                      Chiozza/LeVert 6

Boston         110 27 30 32 21            Walker 32                     Tatum 15                      Smart/Tatum/Walker 4
Philadelphia   106 32 26 19 29            Embiid 30                     Embiid/Horford 10             Richardson 5

L.A. Clippers  133 34 32 19 36 12         Williams 36                   Leonard 9                     Williams 5
Dallas         135 24 34 35 28 14         Doncic 43                     Doncic 17                     Doncic 13

Denver         127 36 29 24 38            Murray 50                     Murray 11                     Murray 7
Utah           129 33 31 33 32            Mitchell 51                   Gobert 11                     Mitchell 7




GAMES OF SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Milwaukee      121 31 39 29 22            G. Antetokounmpo 35           G. Antetokounmpo 11           Bledsoe 8
Orlando        107 23 20 34 30            Augustin 24                   Clark 8                       Augustin 6

Indiana        115 27 29 34 25            Brogdon 34                    Turner 12                     Brogdon 14
Miami          124 34 40 20 30            Butler 27                     Adebayo 11                    Dragic 6

Houston        107 29 34 19 22  3         Harden 38                     House 10                      Harden 8
Oklahoma City  119 23 34 21 26 15         Schroder 29                   Adams 13                      Gilgeous-Alexand 6

L.A. Lakers    116 25 28 40 23            James 38                      James 12                      Davis/James 8
Portland       108 29 28 29 22            Lillard 34                    McCollum/Whiteside 8          Lillard 7




GAMES OF FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Toronto        117 24 33 27 33            Siakam 26                     Ibaka 13                      Lowry 7
Brooklyn        92 17 25 26 24            Johnson 23                    Allen 17                      LeVert 6

Boston         102 26 25 25 26            Walker 24                     Smart/Walker 8                Walker 4
Philadelphia    94 24 25 23 22            Embiid 30                     Harris 15                     Harris 4

L.A. Clippers  130 23 45 34 28            Leonard 36                    George/Leonard 9              Leonard 8
Dallas         122 23 31 31 37            Porzingis 34                  Porzingis 13                  Doncic 10

Denver          87 14 28 20 25            Jokic 15                      Dozier/Plumlee 6              Jokic/Murray 6
Utah           124 25 34 35 30            Conley 27                     Gobert 14                     Ingles 8




GAMES OF THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Orlando         96 13 30 30 23            Vucevic 32                    Ennis/Vucevic 10              Augustin 5
Milwaukee      111 25 39 29 18            G. Antetokounmpo 28           G. Antetokounmpo 20           Bledsoe 7

Miami          109 22 29 37 21            Robinson 24                   Crowder 8                     Butler/Dragic 6
Indiana        100 24 22 31 23            Oladipo 22                    Turner 8                      Brogdon 9

Oklahoma City   98 30 29 19 20            Gilgeous-Alexand 31           Adams 11                      Schroder 5
Houston        111 35 18 24 34            Harden 21                     House 9                       Harden 9

Portland        88 19 20 19 30            Lillard 18                    Whiteside 9                   McCollum 3
L.A. Lakers    111 27 29 32 23            Davis 31                      Davis 11                      James 7




GAMES OF WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Brooklyn        99 33 20 27 19            Temple 21                     Allen/Harris 15               LeVert 11
Toronto        104 29 21 24 30            Powell/VanVleet 24            Lowry 9                       VanVleet 10

Philadelphia   101 33 24 18 26            Embiid 34                     Harris 11                     Milton 4
Boston         128 27 38 33 30            Tatum 33                      Kanter 9                      Tatum 5

Dallas         127 29 32 37 29            Doncic 28                     Kleber 10                     Doncic 7
L.A. Clippers  114 25 31 29 29            Leonard 35                    George/Leonard 10             Williams 7

Utah           124 27 34 43 20            Mitchell 30                   Bradley/Gobert/O'Neale 7      Mitchell/O'Neale 8
Denver         105 25 23 29 28            Jokic/Porter 28               Jokic 11                      Jokic 6




GAMES OF TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Orlando        122 33 29 30 30            Vucevic 35                    Vucevic 14                    Augustin 11
Milwaukee      110 23 29 27 31            G. Antetokounmpo 31           G. Antetokounmpo 17           G. Antetokounmpo 7

Miami          113 27 29 25 32            Butler 28                     Adebayo 10                    Adebayo 6
Indiana        101 33 19 28 21            Brogdon/Warren 22             Turner 9                      Brogdon 10

Oklahoma City  108 20 32 31 25            Gallinari 29                  Adams 12                      Paul 9
Houston        123 28 40 36 19            Harden 37                     Harden 11                     House 5

Portland       100 36 21 21 22            Lillard 34                    Nurkic 15                     Anthony/Lillard 5
L.A. Lakers     93 25 31 19 18            Davis 28                      James 17                      James 16




GAMES OF MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020

TEAM           TOT  1  2  3  4 OT         POINTS: TEAM LEADERS          REBOUNDS: TEAM LEADERS        ASSISTS: TEAM LEADERS
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Brooklyn       110 20 31 35 24            Luwawu-Cabarrot 26            Allen 12                      LeVert 15
Toronto        134 37 36 22 39            VanVleet 30                   Siakam 11                     VanVleet 11

Philadelphia   101 26 23 30 22            Embiid 26                     Embiid 16                     Harris 8
Boston         109 25 30 20 34            Tatum 32                      Tatum 13                      Walker 5

Dallas         110 38 31 13 28            Doncic 42                     Marjanovic 8                  Doncic 9
L.A. Clippers  118 34 32 21 31            Leonard 29                    Leonard 12                    Leonard 6

Utah           125 25 27 31 32 10         Mitchell 57                   Bradley/Mitchell 9            Mitchell 7
Denver         135 31 28 19 37 20         Murray 36                     Jokic 10                      Murray 9




ABOUT NBA SCORES: HOW TO READ NBA GAME SCORES

What you already know is, NBA games have four quarters, and if a game is tied at the end of the fourth quarter than the games goes into an overtime (OT) period. If a game is tied at the end of that first overtime, it goes into a second overtime (2OT), also known as double overtime. And you guessed it, next would come a third overtime (3OT), also known as triple overtime. On and on it goes. In general, the average NBA game ends in regulation -- which means it ended after four quarters. But plenty of contests do reach overtime. There's nothing particularly shocking about double overtime, either. It happens. Triple-overtime is more rare of course. And beyond that, I'd have to look up when the last quadruple overtime game was, because they don't happen too often.

As for NBA game scores, one of the first lessons you learn watching a lot of pro basketball is that when a team takes an early lead that sounds sizable, it doesn't mean the game is over. Don't stop watching a game because one team takes a 15-4 lead in the first quarter, for example. Assuming the team that is losing isn't some sort of historically bad squad, if they're even half decent it's quite possible that you'll blink your eyes and a few minutes later the score will be a more respectable 19-12 or something like that. And perhaps tied or at least close to tied by the end of the first quarter. Basketball is a game of runs. It's quite common for one team to hit a few shots in a row while the other team misses most or all of theirs. There are lots of 4-0, 6-0 or 8-2 runs in NBA basketball games. An 8-2 run is nice, but not anything shocking. A 10-2 or 10-0 run deserves more attention. Once we get to a 15-0 run or 15-2 run or something like that, that's the sort of run that would cause me to sit up and pay attention. But a 6-0 run here or an 8-2 run there, it's all par for the course.

As for reading NBA scoreboards and looking at the stat leaders, again, NBA basketball is a team game. Every team needs a leader, and actual good teams needs multiple leaders, and the guys who score get noticed first when looking at NBA box scores, followed by rebounding and assist leaders, and if you go deeper then of course blocks and steals are of interest. But it'll always be a team game, and if a team wins by a big scoring margin and somebody on the squad scored 30 on a good shooting percentage, rest assured that the rest of the team also did their part, on both offense and defense.

Still, all of that aside, an NBA player scoring 20 or more points is pretty standard in almost every game. A player scoring 30 also happens quite often, but not necessarily every game. A player scoring 40 or more happens less often and is pretty impressive. But a player scoring 50 will draw national attention. A player scoring 60 is putting himself into record books. A player scoring 70 or more points in a single NBA game is literally changing history.