NBA players and fans were in full Halloween flow as they prepared for the games.
Julius Randle inspired the Lakers to a bounce-back win, Russell Westbrook was an assist shy of yet another triple-double while Giannis Antetokounpo continued his impressive form.
Indiana Pacers 101 – 83 Sacremento Kings
Pacers improved their record to 4-3 win an impressive win against a dismal Sacremento side who continued their porous run in the league this season. Pacers had seven players in double figures led by Domantis Sabonis’s 12 points, 16 rebounds and 5 assists. Rookie De’Aaron Fox led the Kings with 18 points, 5 assists.
Brooklyn Nets 114 – 122 Phoenix Suns
It was a duel between Suns Devin Booker and Nets De Angelo Russell but Booker came out tops as his 32 points, 4 assists and 7 rebounds led the Suns to a third consecutive victory. Mike James also scored 24 points for the Suns. De Angelo Russell’s 33 points, 4 assists and 6 rebounds weren’t enough to salvage anything for the Nets.
Bucks 91 – 110 Thunder
Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points, Paul George scored 20 points and Russell Westbrook messed around and nearly got a triple-double with 12 points, 9 assist and 10 rebound as OKC got an impressive win against the Bucks. Giannis Antetounpo scored 28 points to improve his personal record in the loss.
Lakers 113 – 93 Pistons
Lakers had seven players in double figures, led by Julius Randle’s 17 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists off the bench. Ingram, Larry Nance, Lonzo Ball, Pope, Clarkson, Kuzma were the other players in double figures. Reggie Jackson led the Pistons with 18 points.