It's a modest four-game slate on this NBA Thursday, but there are some heavy hitters in action. Continue to check back throughout the night for the latest scores, highlights and news from throughout the night.
Here we go.
NBA scores for Thursday, Dec. 7
All times Eastern
- Los Angeles Lakers at Philadelphia 76ers, 8 p.m. (GameTracker), TNT
- Washington Wizards at Phoenix Suns, 9 p.m. (GameTracker)
- Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Brooklyn Nets (in Mexico City), 10 p.m. (GameTracker)
- Houston Rockets at Utah Jazz, 10:30 p.m. (GameTracker), TNT
Embiid looks for encore against Lakers
The last time Joel Embiid played against the Los Angeles Lakers, he did something no player in NBA history has ever done: a 46-point, 15-rebound, seven-block, seven-assist masterpiece. He'll look to do the same against Lonzo Ball and the Lakers in Thursday's first TNT game.
- The Sixers Nik Stauskas and a 2019 second-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for veteran forward Trevor Booker.
- Derrick Rose returned to the Cavaliers on Wednesday and for his extended self-imposed absence.
- The NBA will reportedly
- No. 1 draft pick Markelle Fultz , but is still listed as "out" after "minimal" basketball activity.