5 Takeaways from Saturday Night's Bizarre NBA Action

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5 Takeaways from Saturday Night's Bizarre NBA Action
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The NBA's Saturday night action did not disappoint, but this one had a bit of an extra squirt of secret sauce in between the meat and the tomato.

What it lacked in star-studded matchups, it made up for in strange finishes and just strange games altogether.

We saw a huge lead evaporate late, a big-name player sit on the bench through the fourth quarter and overtime, a star player finish a game as we've always known him to and a few guys we've never heard of take center stage in a game.

With one game going into extra time and a few others going right down to the wire, there's no question Saturday's games were something to talk about.

In the end, it was one of the most unexpectedly satisfying nights of basketball all season long, and it all started with a San Antonio Spurs-Atlanta Hawks matchup that featured what most people would agree was too few players.

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