NBA Summary: Chicago snapped Brooklyn’s streak; Giannis Antetokounmpo, triple-double in the Bucks

Chicago Bulls short this Wednesday the streak of twelve consecutive victories of brooklyn netsin a day of the NBA in which Detroit Pistons beat Golden State Warriors in San Francisco and in which the Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo registered a triple-double of 30 points, 21 rebounds and 10 assists in the vibrant triumph of Milwaukee Bucks in view of Toronto Raptors.

BULLS 121 – NETS 112

The Nets fell at the United Center despite 44 points from a stellar Kevin Durant and interrupted, against the Bulls, their twelve-game winning streak that had lasted since December 4.

Durant’s great performance and Seth Curry’s 6 of 7 triples were not enough to stop some Bulls who, led by DeMar DeRozan’s 22 points, added another illustrious victory, after beating the Boston Celtics twice this season and Miami Heat and once to the Milwaukee Bucks.


Antetokounmpo, with a triple-double of 30 points, 21 rebounds and 10 assists, and Grayson Allen, with the decisive triple in overtime, put out a fire for the Milwaukee Buckswhich they won on the road against the Toronto Raptors after blowing a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter.

A 3-pointer from Gary Trent with 1.5 seconds left capped an epic comeback for the Raptors, but in overtime the Bucks managed to avoid an absolute debacle thanks to a 3-pointer from Grayson Allen, the second of his night after starting 1 in 4 shots .


After the 71 points converted by Donovan Mitchell to the Bulls, this time it was Caris LeVert, with 21 points and a decisive basket four seconds from the end, to prolong the flight of the Cavs at the cost of sunken Suns without Devin Booker.

The Cavs celebrated their third victory in a row and defeated the Suns in which Chris Paul contributed 25 points and 8 assists and DeAndre Ayton had 15 points and 18 rebounds. Phoenix led by 11 points in the third quarter before collapsing in the fourth.


Saddiq Bey’s 3-pointer at the buzzer, after Klay Thompson tied the game 114-114 with another 3-pointer, allowed the Pistons to hit the ground running and beat the Warriors in San Francisco.

With a second on the clock, Saddiq Bey received and made the triple that silenced the home crowd and gave the Pistons victory, penultimate in the Eastern Conference. For the Warriors, who had won six straight at home and still have the best record in the league at home (17-3), Thompson scored 30 points, while Jordan Poole had 24.

LAKERS 112 – HEAT 109

LeBron James missed the game due to a health problem unrelated to the coronavirus and his loss was added to that of Anthony Daviswho is still recovering from a stress injury to his foot, but the Lakers managed to prevail over the Heat led by Dennis Schroder’s 32 points.

Russell Westbrook contributed 19 points, with 8 rebounds, 9 assists and 3 steals, with 7 turnovers, coming off the bench. The Heat gave up despite Bam Adebayo’s 30 points and 13 rebounds and Jimmy Butler’s 27 points.

76ERS 129 – PACERS 126

There is life without Joel Embiid for the 76ers. With the center absent due to a foot injury, James Harden led Doc Rivers’ team with 26 points and 8 assistswhile De’Anthony Melton converted the game-winning triple in overtime.

The Pacers trailed by 11 points in the fourth quarter but had a four-point margin with 57 seconds left before the 76ers forced overtime and extended their home winning streak to 11.


Without Zion Williamson, out for three weeks due to a physical problem, or Brandon Ingram, CJ McCollum led the win against the Rockets, bottom club in the Western Conference, with 28 points.

The Spanish Willy Hernangómez signed 14 points, with 5 of 6 shooting, grabbed 7 rebounds and contributed 1 assist and 1 steal in 16.16 minutes on the court. For the Rockets, his compatriot Usman Garuba finished with 2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal in 10:25 minutes.


Ja Morant led a spectacular group performance by the Grizzlies with 23 points and 8 assistsin which Desmond Bane sealed a double-double of 19 points and 10 assists and Steven Adams grabbed 15 rebounds, in addition to scoring 10 points.

The Grizzlies, in which the Spanish Santi Aldama contributed 8 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists in 20.11 minutes on the court, reached the Nuggets in command of the West (24-13).

KINGS 117 – HAWKS 120

Four of the Hawks’ five starters had at least 20 points as Atlanta survived a 12-2 fourth-quarter run by the Kings to prevail in Sacramento and snap their four-game losing streak.

De’Andre Hunter and John Collins each had 22 points, while Trae Young and Dejounte Murray each had 21; Bogdan Bogdanovic contributed to the win with 17 points coming off as a reserve.


Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Portland Trail Blazers led, one more night, by Anthony Edwards at home. His 32 points, with 7 rebounds, together with the double-double of the French Rudy Gobert, 17 points and 12 rebounds, allowed the Wolves to celebrate their second consecutive victory.

The Blazers, in which Damian Lillard contributed 27 points, paid for their low shooting percentages, just 44%.

KNICKS 117 – SPURS 114

New York Knicks beat San Antonio Spurs thanks to the best performance of Jalen Brunson’s career, leading with 38 points7 rebounds and 6 assists.

He was supported by Julius Randle’s usual double double, with 25 points and thirteen rebounds. The Dallas native has 21 this season.


Paolo Banchero, the first pick in the last draft, scored 25 points with 8 rebounds and 7 assists, and the Orlando Magic defeated the Oklahoma City Thunderwhich featured Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 33 points (17 of 18 on free throws).

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NBA Summary: Chicago snapped Brooklyn’s streak; Giannis Antetokounmpo, triple-double in the Bucks