Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrated his election as captain on Friday The Grizzlies’ decline continued in the Stars’ next game, singing 41 points in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 141–131 win against the Indiana Pacers.
in Indiana, Fast bowlers did everything possible to stop Antetokounmpo, who displayed his most impressive version yet with 41 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. The only Achilles heel of the Greek was again free throws. Pacers repeatedly took him to the line and the power forward was able to convert only 7 of 18 attempts (39 percent).
Still, Antetokounmpo never let the Bucks win in jeopardy, adding 56 points to his opponent’s 85 points already at halftime. Thursday, Antetokounmpo was elected captain for the third time One of two teams in the All-Star Game, which will be held on February 19 in Salt Lake City (Utah).
Greeley, who received recognition for being the most voted player by fans in the Eastern Conference, Will try to deal with first loss to a team led by LeBron James (Lakers)They have won all the five exhibition games held so far in this format.
Against the Pacers, point guard Ju Holliday led the Bucks to 23 points and 9 assists, while Khris Middleton, who continues with limited playing time to avoid a recurrence of his injury, had 17 points, 4 rebounds in only 15. And it was time to add 4 assists. minutes.
For the locals, center Miles Turner was the top scorer with 24 points and Dominican guard Chris Duarte had 17 and a layup in which he faked Antetokounmpo, made a self-pass using the backboard and scored with a layup. .
triple doubles by morant
In game one of five on Friday, the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies 111-100 under the arm of the young guard Anthony Edwards, who finished with 25 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists,
The Grizzlies, still ranked second in the West behind the Denver Nuggets, are on the way down, chasing five consecutive losses without notable casualties.
Point guard Jae Morant had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his eighth career triple-double and his first in a loss.
Thunder in Oklahoma City Took advantage of guard Donovan Mitchell’s absence due to injuryOne of the All-Star starters to surprise the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-100.
With 35 points and 8 assists, Canadian Shai Gilgies-Alexander continued to dazzle in his explosive NBA season, earning his first All-Star berth as a substitute.
Point guard Darius Garland, with 31 points and 13 assists, and power forward Evan Mobley, with 23 points and 11 rebounds, were the only positive notes for Cleveland.
On the other hand, the Dallas Mavericks reported that their star was hurt on Thursday Luka Doncic sprains his left ankle At least he’ll be down in Saturday’s duel against the Jazz.
According to ESPN, The sprain is “mild” and the Slovenian returnsThe second highest scorer of the season (33 points average), will be evaluated game-by-game.
nba friday scores
- Indiana Pacers 131-141 Milwaukee Bucks
- Minnesota Timberwolves 111-100 Memphis Grizzlies
- Miami Heat 110-105 Orlando Magic
- Oklahoma City Thunder 112-100 Cleveland Cavaliers
- Golden State Warriors 129-117 Toronto Raptors