During the night three challenges regarding the NBA were played, with the Sacramento Kings continuing their ascent in the Western Conference overcoming the San Antonio Spurs, the Brooklyn Nets narrowly winning against the Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Clippers defeating the Detroit Pistons. Here’s what happened in the challenges:
PORTLAND TRAILBLAZERS-BROOKLYN NETS 107-109
Small success of the Brooklyn Nets at Portland thanks to a tap-in by Royce O’Neal on the siren, but Vaughn’s team still remains outside the play-in zone of the Eastern Conference with seven wins and nine knockouts. Despite the defeat, however, Portland remains at the top of the Western Conference with a balance of ten wins and five defeats. The game was decided by a 28-21 run by the guests in the third quarter. For Brooklyn comes the triple-double by Royce O’Neal of 11 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists and 35 points by Durant, for Portland comes the double-double by 25 points and 11 assists by Lillard and 24 points by Anfernee Simons .
SACRAMENTO KINGS-SAN ANTONIO SPURS 130-112
The Sacramento Kings continue to fly in the Western Conference, annihilating the San Antonio Spurs and moving into eighth position with a balance of eight wins and six losses. The guests’ difficult season continues, even though they continue to remain outside the play-in area, struggling to find success. Game decided by a 37-28 run by the hosts in the first quarter. For Sacramento 28 points from Fox and 26 from Monk, for the Spurs 29 points from Vassell.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS-DETROIT PISTONS 96-91
Excellent success of the Los Angeles Clippers on the Detroit Pistons, who thus remain in the play-in area with a balance of nine hits and seven knockouts. The guests are struggling to get into this vintage, and I can’t win in any way, so far only three successes have arrived in spite of thirteen knockouts. The game was decided by a 26-17 run by the hosts in the third quarter. For the Clippers 23 points by Reggie Jackson and 16 by Marcus Morris, only 6 points with a 2/8 from the field for Kawhi Leonard. For Detroit, instead, 26 points from Bojan Bogdanovic arrive.