The Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors are no longer unbeaten this season. Maxi Kleber could be proud of his stats. The NBA on Friday morning.
Unstoppable: Yes, Morant from the Memphis Grizzlies.
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That’s it for the first time with the dream start. Both the Bulls and the Warriors now have a 1 in their Loss column. Chicago lost to old rivals New York Knicks at home with 103: 104 after a race to catch up with a strong final quarter – three minutes before the end it was 91: 104. In the end, however, the winners were Kemba Walker (21 points), RJ Barrett (20) & Co., both teams are 4-1 wins.
The Warriors also lost for the first time at 101: 104 after extra time against the Memphis Grizzlies – despite Steph Curry’s 36 points. The match winner was Ja Morant, who made the 30 points with a successful drive to the basket 58 seconds before the end and silenced the home fans. Curry didn’t hit a single throw in Q4 and overtime (0/6).
Only jazz are undefeated – Kleber’s block party
This makes the Jazz the only remaining team that has won all of its previous season games. At 122: 91 at the Houston Rockets around Daniel Theis (seven points), Rudy Gobert (16/14) and Bojan Bogdanovic (19) went ahead.
Maxi Kleber and the Dallas Mavericks meanwhile remain on the road to success. Led by superstar Luka Doncic (25 points), the Mavs won 104-99 against the San Antonio Spurs and landed their third win in a row. Big Man Kleber managed a double-double with twelve points and ten rebounds. His six blocked throws were also remarkable – he had only managed that once in his career. “I needed that 100 percent. It’s been a while since I had so many blocks and contested throws,” said Kleber.