Summary NBA: Devin Booker, star protagonist of the day

Devin Booker was the great protagonist in the NBA day this Saturday, leading the Phoenix Suns comeback against New Orleans Pelicans with 58 points, after Monty Williams’ team was losing by 24 points.

The display of Kawhi Leonard in the success of Los Angeles Clippers against Washington Wizards (31 points) and the victory of Miami Heat against san antonio spurs in Mexico City also stood out in a day in which dallas mavericks lost in extra time against cleveland cavalierswithout the slovenian luka doncic.


Booker sealed the third best performance of his career, after scoring 70 points against the Boston Celtics in 2017 and 59 against the Utah Jazz in 2019, and led the Suns’ 24-point comeback against the Pelicans.

The Suns guard frustrated the great performances of zion williamsonwho scored 30 points, with 9 assists, and C.J. McCollumwho had 27 points and 8 assists for the Pelicans.

Chris Paul, who graduated this Friday in communications from the University of Winston Salem, returned to the track with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists.


Oklahoma City Thunder ended a streak of five consecutive losses at the cost of some Grizzlies in which Ja Morant was ejected at the end of the second quarter for his insistent protests to the referees.

Morant left the field when he had 6 points in 13 minutes and the Grizzlies were not enough for the 32 points, with 6 triples, from Dillon Brooks.

The Spanish Santi Aldama scored 7 points, with 5 rebounds and 1 assist in 16 minutes and 51 seconds on the track starting as relief.

In the Thunder, without Shai Gilgeous Alexander, the team’s leading scorer this season, the victory was led by Luguentz Dort’s 24 points and Isaiah Joe’s 23.

SPURS 101 – HEAT 111

Jimmy Butler, with 26 points, and Bam Adebayo, with a double-double of 22 points and 13 reboundsthey guided the Miami Heat that beat the San Antonio Spurs in a game played in Mexico City.

Erick Spoelstra’s team woke up on time and sealed their victory with a resounding 31-17 in the last period.

BUCKS 123 – JAZZ 97

Without the Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo or Khris Middleton, the Bucks overwhelmed the Utah Jazz at home pushed by a double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds from Bobby Portis. Jrue Holiday contributed 21 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists.

The Spanish Serge Ibaka scored two points and grabbed two rebounds in eleven minutes and 16 seconds on the court. The rookie MarJon Beauchamp also excelled, with 18 points, four rebounds and three assists in just over 18 minutes on the court.


The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Washington Wizards 102-93 with 31 points from a dominant Kawhi Leonardwho led his team by the hand despite the illustrious losses of Paul George, Reggie Jackson or Ivica Zubac.

Leonard had his best performance of the season, both in terms of points (31) and minutes on the floor (33), and led a Clippers who came back from 15 points behind in the second period to stay sixth in the West (18 -14), in the playoff zone.

The Clippers left behind the loss suffered against the Phoenix Suns, when Leonard, who is finalizing his recovery after the cruciate ligament tear suffered in 2021, was out.


Dallas Mavericks, without Luka Doncic, out due to quadriceps discomfortfell for the second time in two meetings this year with the Cavaliers, who settled in third place in the East (20-11).

Kemba Walker he excelled with 32 points and was the only one of the Mavs capable of scoring in an overtime marked by errors. The Texans only made one shot from 7 and the Cavaliers were victorious despite their 2-for-7 shooting.

Donovan Mitchell contributed 25 points and 4 rebounds, Darius Garland signed a new double-double of 18 points and 12 assists and Jarrett Allen dominated in the paint with 15 rebounds.


anfernee simonswith 32 points, Damian Lillardwith a double-double of 25 points and 10 assists, and Josh Hartwith another double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds, guided the victory of the Blazers against the Rockets.

The Blazers, sixth in the West (17-13), sank the Rockets that are last in the same conference (9-11), tied with the San Antonio Spurs.

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Summary NBA: Devin Booker, star protagonist of the day