With 39 points he leads to the success of the extras in Indianapolis. Phoenix March continues: 14 successes in a row
The fourth straight win for the Nets, who dominate the Celtics, the season’s best LeBron with 39 points, leads the Lakers to overtime wins in Indianapolis, while Phoenix continues its extraordinary march and celebrates its 14th straight win in Cleveland.
Boston Celtics-Brooklyn Netze 104-123
The Nets’ best performance of the season (14-5) gives Steve Nash’s team comfortable success in Boston. Brooklyn on the attack shows its extraordinary potential and dominates the Celtics (10-9), reaching +29 in the third quarter. Smart and Tatum’s pride allows the hosts to question the outcome with the unexpected 17-0 run between the end of the third period and the start of the fourth period. As soon as Harden and Durant decide to speed up Brooklyn, she returns as champion of the game, taking away any wish for a return to the Celtics with Mills’ hat-trick (23 points including 7/10 over the long distance).
Boston: Smart 20 (3/6, 3/8, 5/5 tl), Tatum 15, Brown 13. Bounces: Tatum 8. Unterstützung: Smart 8.
Brooklyn:Mills 23 (1/2 7/10), Durant 21, Harden 20. Rebounds: Bembry 10. Assist: Harden 11.
Los Angeles Indiana Pacers-Lakers 116-124 dts
Missing LeBron James of the Lakers challenges a team always looking for the right chemistry on their shoulders and leads them to overtime successes. Lots of ups and downs for the LA team, but LeBron played his best game of the season on his return from suspension, producing theatrical threesomes and finishing it with 39 points. The California team lost six points in 70 ‘of regular time and Indiana with Duartes triple, six seconds behind, leads the game into overtime. However, “King” James dominated overtime and led the Lakers to success.
Indiana:Brogdon 28 (4/11, 5/10, 5/6 tl), Duarte 17, Holiday 16. Rebounds: Sabonis 12. Assist: McConnell 6.
LA Lakers: James 39 (8/17, 5/12, 8/9 tl), Westbrook 20, Monk 17. Rebounds: Jordan 11. Assists: James 6.
Cleveland Cavaliers-Phoenix Sonnen 115-120
Despite the absences, Cleveland (9-10) struggles trying to get the very hot Suns (15-3) in trouble, but Paul and Booker have other plans and lead Phoenix to their 14th straight win. The Cavs managed to hold onto the suns with -1, with Markkanen’s basket, 11 ”from the Siren, but the free Cp3 and Booker in the final kept the hosts in check. 35 points for Booker, 17, supplemented by 12 assists, for Paul.
Cleveland:Allen 25 (9/10, 7/9 tl), Osman 23, Garland 19. Rebounds: Markkanen, Allen 11. Assists: Garland 7.
Phoenix:Booker 35 (12/18, 2/3, 5/6 tl), Paul 17, Ayton 16. Rebounds: McGee 12. Assists: Paul 12.
Orlando Magic-Charlotte Hornets 99-106
The Hornets (12-8) appear to have resumed their march from the first two weeks of the championship. Despite some problems on the offensive, KOst Charlotte also played the Magic (4-15) and thus achieved their seventh win in their last eight games. 27 points and five assists for Rozier, 21 and six rebounds from the bench for Oubre Jr.
Orlando:Bamba 18 (3/8, 4/7), Suggs 17, Wagner 16. Rebounds: Bamba 12. Assists: Suggs, Hampton 6.
Charlotte: Rozier 27 (8/11, 3/11, 2/4 tl), Ball 22, Oubre Jr. 21. Rebounds: Bridges 9. Pässe: Bridges, Martin 6.
Houston Rockets-Chicago-Bulls 118-113
Houston (2-16) ended a 15-game losing streak by beating one of the reveal teams this season. The Rockets, led by House Jr.-Wood, accelerate in the third period, Chicago (12-7) drops to -3 to 47 “in the end, but Matthews’ 25” triple from the Siren brings the Texas return team back to a good distance.
Houston:House Jr. 18 (2/3, 4/4, 2/2 tl), Wood 16, Porter Jr. 14. Rebounds: Wood 10. Assist: Porter Jr. 9.
Chicago:LaVine 28 (8/13, 3/10, 3/5 tl), Ball 19, DeRozan 17. Rebounds: Vucevic 14. Assist: DeRozan 7.
Memphis Grizzlies-Toronto Raptors 113-126
A 12-point lead in the third quarter is not enough for the Grizzlies, Toronto begins playing basketball in the second half and quarterback makes a comeback. Gary Trent Jr. made the difference, scoring 17 of his 26 points in the fourth third.
Memphis:Morant 23 (8/17, 0/1, 7/10 tl), Brooks, Bane 20. Rebounds: Clarke 8. Assists: Morant 9.
Toronto: Trent Jr. 26 (4/10, 4/7, 6/6 tl), VanVleet 23, Siakam, Barnes, Achiuwa 17. Bounces: Barnes 9. Assist: VanVleet 7.
New Orleans Pelicans-Washington Wizards 127-102
After an extraordinary and unexpected start to the season, the Wizards (11-7) seem to be back on earth. Washington is outclassed by the Pelicans (4-16), suffering their fourth defeat in their last five games. New Orleans, one of the big disappointments of that first part of the championship, played an offensive queen game, scored +31, and then got through the rest of the game with no major problems.
New Orleans: Ingram 26 (8/12, 1/3, 7/8 tl), Valanciunas 21, Hart 16. Rebounds: Valanciunas 11. Vorarbeit: Satoransky, Alexander-Walker 5.
Washington:Beal 23 (11/16, 0/4, 1/3 tl), Neto 13, Dinwiddie 11. Rebounds: Harrell 9. Assist: Dinwiddie 9.