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Duke Basketball in the NBA – Feb. 21st

Several Blue Devils in action yesterday in the NBA.

Jahlil Okafor set a new career high with 31 points while added 8 rebounds, an assist, a steal, and a blocked shot. It wasn’t enough as the Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Dallas Mavericks 129-103.

Mike Dunleavy had 17 points, a rebound, and 2 assists in the Chicago Bulls 126-115 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Ryan Kelly did not play for LA.

Rodney Hood had 18 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists as the Utah Jazz lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 115-111. Mason Plumlee finished with 9 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, and a blocked shot, while Gerald Henderson added 4 points, 4 rebounds, and a steal.

Kyrie Irving finished with 2 points, 1 rebounds, and 1 assist in just 9 minutes of action. He left the game due to flu like symptoms. The Cleveland Cavaliers went on to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 115-92. Kyle Singler recorded an assist and a steal for OKC.