Yesterday’s NBA slate of games was jam packed with heart pumping action (except in Cleveland) as an incredible four of yesterdays 10 games went to overtime.
Earlier in the day the Knicks needed double OT to dispatch of the suddenly pesky Philadelphia 76ers 119-113.
Robert Covington declares the bank open to send it to 2OT. pic.twitter.com/7a5gEPBmiV
— CBS Sports NBA (@CBSSportsNBA) January 18, 2016
Not much later in the afternoon Kemba Walker and his career high 52 points led the Hornets to a wild 124-119 win over the Jazz in double overtime…
The @Hornets' @KembaWalker GOES OFF.. 52 Points, 9 Rebounds, 8 Assists & the WIN! https://t.co/FUGfCUfzPl
— NBA (@NBA) January 19, 2016
Once the evening slate of games got underway we had two more classics including the Mavericks 118-113 overtime win in Dallas and some vintage Dirk…
He is still Dirk Nowitzki ? #NBAVote #DALvsBOS pic.twitter.com/aoKRM1Bben
— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) January 19, 2016
The Clippers and Rockets provided a perfect nightcap in their western conference semifinals rematch as the Clip show beat the surging Rockets 140-132 in overtime behind a career-hgih 40 from J.J. Reddick…
#JJReddick dropped 40 on the #Rockets last night pic.twitter.com/QJcjiwZBNX
— Jonathan Mitchell (@Jon_Mitchell3) January 19, 2016
It was a fun-filled day of NBA basketball as we honored the life of a true visionary in Doctor Martin Luther King Jr.