For Jakob Pöltl and his San Antonio Spurs there was nothing to be won against Miami Heat on Wednesday (local time). The Texans lost 100: 106 away, placing them ninth in the Western Conference behind a play-off spot.
Pöltl had a playing time of 14:17 minutes and recorded two points, four rebounds, two blocks and an assist. “We led after three quarters, although they scored very well,” the Viennese analyzed on Facebook. “At the beginning of the fourth quarter, we simply didn’t do anything that led to their pre-deciding run.” In this phase, Miami turned a 75:77 deficit into 83:77 within two minutes and no longer gave up the lead ,
The Spurs’ top scorer was DeMar DeRozan with 30 points. With the winning team from Miami, rookie Kendrick Nunn excelled with 33 points. “He got into a great rhythm,” said heat coach Erik Spoelstra, whose team is in second place in the Eastern Conference.
Bankruptcies for Celtics and Lakers
The Boston Celtics slipped 103:11 at home to the Detroit Pistons. The Los Angeles Lakers suffered another defeat for the first time after nine wins in a row. They were up to 21 points against Orlando Magic and ultimately lost 118: 119.
The 127: 123 of the Dallas Mavericks at the Sacramento Kings once again left its mark on Luka Doncic. The young star recorded his twelfth triple double in the current season with 25 points, 17 assists (personal record of templates in the NBA) and 15 rebounds.
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