Memphis Grizzlies chained this Monday his seventh win in a row while los angeles lakerswithout Lebron James, lost in view of Denver Nuggets Y thus ended his streak of five consecutive wins Y boston celtics prevailed in a very close match Chicago Bulls.
CELTICS 107 – BULLS 99
Leading the East, the Boston Celtics led by 16 points in the third quarter but had to work until the end to seal the victory against the Chicago Bulls by Zach LaVine (27 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists).
Jason Tatum (32 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists) shone in some Celtics in which the Dominican Al Horford had 8 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in 33 minutes to stop some Bulls who had three consecutive wins.
GRIZZLIES 121 – SPURS 113
With seven players over 10 points, the Grizzlies, without Ja Morant with a sore thigh, extended what is currently the best streak in the league by beating the San Antonio Spurs.
In an interesting duel of brothers, Tyus Jones (24 points and 6 assists) and Tre Jones (18 points and 7 assists) were the best in Memphis and San Antonio, respectively.
The Spanish Santi Aldama signed a stupendous performance for the Grizzlies with 13 points (5 of 5 from the field, 2 of 2 from the personal line), 3 rebounds and 2 steals in 18 minutes.
NUGGETS 122 – LAKERS 109
Without LeBron James due to a sore left ankle, the Los Angeles Lakers lost their first game of 2023 against the Denver Nuggets, who continue as the leader of the West and have accumulated eleven consecutive wins at home.
Jamal Murray, who added his best record of the season with 34 points, and Nikola Jokic, with a very effective triple-double (14 points, 11 rebounds and 16 assists with 5 of 5 shooting from the field and 3 of 3 from the line of personnel), they were the best of the Nuggets.
Russell Westbrook (25 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists) stood out in a Lakers game in which the Mexican Juan Toscano-Anderson contributed 5 points, 1 rebound and 3 assists in 18 minutes.
KNICKS 107 – BUCKS 111
After four straight wins, the New York Knicks blew the win over the Milwaukee Bucks despite leading by 17 points in the third quarter and despite the great match of jalen brunsonthat broke his individual NBA record with 44 points.
Giannis Antetokounmpo (22 points and 10 rebounds) and Joe Ingles (17 points with 5 triples) led a Bucks with seven players over 10 points.
WIZARDS 112 – PELICANS 132
Without Zion Williamson or Brandon Ingram, the New Orleans Pelicans entrusted themselves to CJ McCollum (34 points) and Jonas Valanciunas (27 points and 12 rebounds) to put the rubric to the third straight loss of Washington Wizards.
Kristaps Porzingis (23 points and 10 rebounds) stood out for the Wizards.
The Spanish Willy Hernangómez did not have minutes in the Pelicans and his Puerto Rican teammate José Alvarado had 10 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists in 24 minutes.
KINGS 136 – MAGIC 111
With 30 points (11 of 13 from the field and 6 of 7 on 3-pointers) by Harrison Barnes, the Sacramento Kings comfortably beat the Orlando Magic at home with a great success rate from the perimeter (23 of 46 on 3-pointers).
Paolo Banchero, the number one in the last draft, had 17 points and 8 rebounds for the Magic.
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Summary NBA: Celtics, owners of the East; Grizzlies and Nuggets, leaders of the West