With a clear victory in the Denver Nuggets have the New Orleans Pelicans the playoff race in the NBA made even more exciting.
The 107:88 against the leaders of the Western Conference was the number 39 win of the season for the Nuggets, who took part in the Los Angeles Lakers and the The Minnesota Timberwolves passed and are back in seventh place in the table in the North American basketball league.
Brandon Ingram bester Mann
However, the Pelicans have also played one game more than the NBA record champions with national team captain Dennis Schröder and NBA superstar LeBron James. Like the Pelicans, the Timberwolves have a record of 39 wins and 38 losses.
Brandon Ingram was the top man on the field with a triple double from 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the Pelicans, hitting double digits in three statistical categories. The Nuggets didn’t use their star Nikola Jokic because of a calf problem, their top pitcher was Jamal Murray with 21 points.
Celtics bezwingen Bucks
Previously they had Boston Celtics the prestige duel with the Milwaukee Bucks clearly won with 140:99. Against the leaders of the Eastern Conference particularly impressed Jayson Tatum with 40 points. For the Bucks, who still have a buffer on the Celtics despite the defeat, Giannis Antetokounmpo was the most successful shooter with 24 points.