The The Cleveland Cavaliers, who defeated the leading Milwaukee Bucks, and the Brooklyn Nets, who crushed the Stephen Curry-less Golden State Warriors, raised their voices in the NBA Eastin which the Boston Celtics still do not raise their heads and fell to the Indiana Pacersin a day in which Paskal Siakam knocked down the New York Knicks with 52 points.
NETS 143 – WARRIORS 113
The Nets, without Kyrie Irving, scored 91 points in the first half, a franchise record and the third best historical record in the league, and prolonged the vertical fall of some Warriors who accumulate 16 losses in 19 away games, the worst mark in the NBA.
Kevin Durant shone with 21 of his 23 points in the first half, with eight of nine on shots, while in the Warriors, orphans of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, Jordan Poole did not exceed thirteen points, with one of eleven on triples .
CAVALIERS 114 – BUCKS 106
Donovan Mitchell, with 36 points, led the test of strength of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the best team in the NBA at home (16-2)against some Bucks who were not enough for the double double of 45 points and fourteen rebounds from the Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo.
The Cavs occupy the third position in the East, behind the Bucks, leaders, and a few Celtics in decline.
WOLVES 104 – MAVERICKS 109
Doncic touched the triple double, with 25 points, nine rebounds and ten assists, and revived the Mavericks, who they added a hard-fought victory in the field of the Minnesota Timberwolves (109-104).
Two days after being sent off, in that same field, for a double technique, Doncic avenged himself with a great performance to leave behind the last two defeats, suffered precisely against the Wolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
CELTICS 112 – PACERS 117
After an outstanding start to the season, the Celtics got stuck and lost to the Pacers for their fifth game in the last sixdespite Jayson Tatum’s 41 points.
With a Tyrese Haliburton of 33 points and six triples and an aggressive defense, the Pacers only conceded 43 points to the Celtics in the first half (71-43) and settled in seventh position in the East.
CLIPPERS 126 – HORNETS 105
Paul George returned after two games down with 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and Nicolas Batum scored 21 points, with seven of ten on three-pointers, in the victory of the Clippers over the Hornets, bottom of the East.
Kawhi Leonard also returned to the Angels’ quintet and scored 16 points with seven rebounds and four assists. LaMelo Ball was the best of the Hornets with a triple double of 25 points, eleven rebounds and twelve assists.
KNICKS 106 – RAPTORS 113
Paskal Siakam gave a magnificent performance at Madison Square Garden and, with his 52 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, he put End Knicks’ eight-game winning streak.
The Cameroonian gave oxygen to the Canadians, who had six consecutive defeats. The Spanish Juancho Hernangómez started and contributed four points and five rebounds in 27 minutes.
KINGS 134 – LAKERS 120
Los Angeles Lakers, despite LeBron James’ 31 points, fell on their visit to the Sacramento Kingsin which the Lithuanian Domantas Sabonis sealed a monumental triple double of 13 points, 21 rebounds and 10 assists, the twentieth of his career.
The Kings, fifth in the West (17-13), had four starters over 20 points: Kevin Huerter scored 26 points, Keegan Murray had 23, De’Aaron Fox had 22 and Harrison Barnes contributed 20 points and eight. rebounds.
76ERS 113 – PISTONS 93
They keep stepping on the accelerator the 76ers, who added their sixth consecutive victory and sealed their fifth position in the East.
Joel Embiid sealed a double double of 22 points and ten rebounds, while James Harden contributed fifteen points and eight assists.
HAWKS 108 – BULLS 110
Two weeks after being shot at the Hawks’ buzzer in Atlanta, the Bulls got their revenge in the sweetest way, sealing their victory with two points supported by Ayo Dosunmu’s board with 0.1 on the clock.
It was the biggest play of Chicago native Dosunmu’s career on a night in which Trae Young went unpaid for his 34 points and seven 3-pointers.
ROCKETS 110 – MAGIC 116
In a duel between teams sunk to the bottom of the West and the East, respectively, the Magic triumphed in Houston pushed by a double double of the Italian Paolo Bancherowith 23 points and thirteen rebounds, and 25 points from Franz Wagner.
THUNDER 101 – TRAIL BLAZERS 98
Shai Gilgeous Alexander once again led the Thunder offensively and led the win over the Blazers with 27 points, six rebounds and three assists.
The Thunder have three consecutive victories and are twelfth in the West (14-18), while the Blazers, in which Damian Lillard scored 16 points, dropped to seventh position.
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NBA Summary: Cavaliers and Nets grow in the East, Siakam scores 52 in New York