Italian Night in the NBA: Clippers’ Comeback, Orlando’s Streak Ends, and More

There are 12 games played during the Italian night in the NBA championship and among the results stand out the Clippers’ comeback against Golden State thanks to a three-point shot by Paul George and the defeat of Orlando after nine successes in a row. Trailing by 22 points in the third quarter, the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Golden State Warriors (113-112) at the end of the game thanks to a three-point basket by Paul George (25 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter) .

Not a good time for Golden State which sinks in the rankings (11th in the West with 9 wins and 11 losses). Minnesota, leading the Western Conference, achieved its fourth consecutive victory in Charlotte (123-117). The Wolves, once again without Anthony Edwards, were able to count on the duo of Karl-Anthony Towns (28 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists) and Rudy Gobert (26 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists).

Victory for Indiana against Miami 144-129. Orlando’s nine-game winning streak ended with a 129-101 defeat of Brooklyn. The Magic fell under the blows of Mikal Bridges (42 points), but remain second in the East with the same record as the Milwaukee Bucks (14 wins – 6 losses), third after the victory over Atlanta (132-121) thanks to the triple- double by Giannis Antetokounmpo (32 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists).

A super Luka Doncic is not enough for Dallas, who loses 126-120 at home against Oklahoma. Driving the Thunder, who dominated for three quarters and then risked a comeback, was Williams, scorer of 23 points. Despite the triple-double of Serbian pivot Nikola Jokic (36 points, 13 rebounds, 14 assists), the Denver champions fell to Sacramento (123-117). Victory in overtime for Simone Fontecchio’s Jazz: 118-113 over Portland after 106-106 in regulation time. The blue player contributed 7 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. The Lakers are smiling, beating Houston 107-97. Phoenix makes no mistakes and beats Memphis 116-109, which collapses despite Jackson’s 37 points. Victory for the Chicago Bulls 124-118 over the Pelicans.

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2023-12-03 11:32:02
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