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Duke Basketball in the NBA – Feb. 28th

With a disappointing day in the college ranks, would the Blue Devils in the NBA fair much better?

Kyrie Irving had 28 points, a rebound, and 6 assists, but it wasn’t enough as the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Washington Wizards 113-99.

Mason Plumlee finished with a point, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, and a blocked shot, while Gerald Henderson added 19 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and a steal as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Indiana Pacers 111-102.

Jahlil Okafor had 26 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists as the Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Orlando Magic 130-116.

Tyus Jones finished with 7 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists, and 2 steals as the Minnesota Timberwolves were defeated by the Dallas Mavericks 128-101.

Luol Deng and Justise Winslow combined for 15 points, 20 rebounds, 6 assists, and a steal as the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 98-81. Josh McRoberts did not play for Miami. Lance Thomas had 12 points, 3 rebounds, an assist, and a steal for the Knicks.

In D-League action, Quinn Cook had another strong game finishing with 29 points, 2 rebounds, and 7 assists as the Canton Charge defeated Delaware 87ers 125-120.