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Wizards Score Narrow Victory Against Pistons in Third Regular Season Duel

Wizards Advantage. For what constituted the third duel of the regular season between the Washington Wizards and the Detroit Pistons, this time in Michigan, while the two franchises had a balanced record (1 victory each), the visitors won at the The result of a match that was rather tight until money-time. If the Pistons were up to 12 points ahead (28-16), helped by the return to business of leader Cade Cunningham (20 points, 12 assists, after missing 8 matches due to an injury to one knee), they gradually separated.

Above all, they fell at the end of the match on a bone named Kyle Kuzma (30 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists), who allowed his team to widen the gap while the two teams were in one possession (96-99 ). The former Los Angeles Lakers player alternated the long game with strong penetrations, sending his team to an eighth success this season. Enough, moreover, to put an end to a series of six losses for the Wizards, who have only two wins less than the Charlotte Hornets (10).

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Six Washington players scored at least 10 points during the game.

Coulibaly had playing time, Killian Hayes fell in the hierarchy

Beyond the match, with no real stake in the Eastern Conference standings, it was also an opportunity to see two French people face off: Bilal Coulibaly and Killian Hayes. The first was credited with a significant amount of playing time (31′, the maximum for a player on his team) and made rather good use of it (8 points on 2 of 7, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 interception and 1 against) in a Swiss Army knife role who benefits from the full trust of his teammates.

For Hayes, the recovery of Cunningham combined with that of Monte Morris is now costly for him in minutes: only ten spent on the floor Saturday afternoon, and a necessarily limited contribution (2 points, 1 rebound, 2 blocks).

2024-01-27 19:45:38
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