even warriors can’t be trusted Stephen Curry, This season the level of champions has dropped in such a way that everything can be expected from them. palliative effect of authoritarian victory in St. Anthony After questioning his firmness in the house against (113-144) piston, magic And a Suns without Devin Booker, Chris Paul or Deandre Ayton were stretched thin on another opponent’s court in questionable circumstances, the Chicago Bulls (132-118).
The Illinois team, mired in ruts all season, was able to resolve in the final quarter without any problems. demar derojan but with a great Nikola Vosevic who lives one of his best moments in the NBA and matches his top scorer 43 points, 13 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals.
But it was not only Vucevic, but also the defense against a Stephen Curry, overwhelmed before the double mark on several occasions, that achieved the objective of weakening the point guard, as the greatest triple shooter in NBA history was limited to Was 20 points (8/15 on shooting and 3/10 on triples), 10 rebounds and 4 assists, although the stat that stood out for Curry this time was turnovers: Up to 8 It was the beginning of all evil for some Warriors who got 30 points from lost balls, 23 for only 10 from the Bulls.
“It’s very difficult to win like this,” admitted the Warriors coach. Steve Kerr. “Lack of consistency? It’s true we lack players, but that’s the problem with all teams, so that’s not an excuse. We just have to get better,” insisted Kerr, Andre Iguodala, Jonathan Kuminga , without James Wiseman and JaMichael Green. nor with on 8/15 in triple Klay came from Thompson (26 points) for the win. 15 by Jordan Poole (5/8 in shots) and 14 by Anthony Lamb, both off the bench. Curry with his 20 points pau gasol 41st of all-time leading scorers.
Kerr, a good winner but always a good loser, praised Nikola Vucevic’s performance. Montenegrin, in addition to one of the main carriers of the NBA’s large Balkan contingent Nikola Jokic why luka doncic Up front, is one of the great paradigms of Total Pivot.
center of’ 32 years He dominated endless positions in attack, through actions such as consistency in the ‘pick and roll’ in the paint, and whipping those from the ‘pick and pop’ off the bahia through nailing medium-range shots and triples. and 5/10. It is in these last states that he kevon looney, However, he turned the Warriors defense on its head, distributing quickly and fluidly with a header.
before Philadelphia why Orlando He averaged 17 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 block in 33 minutes this season, shooting 52% from the field and 37.7% from three shots. According to ESPN, a topic of conversation these days in the Bulls’ front office is whether to extend Vucevic’s contract, which expires in June.
Golden State Warriors
a scary calendar
16/01 – Washington Wizards – Warriors
19/01 – Boston Celtics – Warriors
20/01 – Cleveland Cavaliers – Warriors
22/01 – Warriors – Brooklyn Nets
25/01 – Warriors – Memphis Grizzlies
The ‘Centre’ got a lot of support as it could not have been otherwise zach lavin (27 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists), in addition to 12 points, 9 catches and 7 basket passes alex caruso and Coby White’s 15 points off the bench. The entire starting five signed in double figures, with Io Dosunmu’s 12 points and Patrick Williams’ 10.
Bulls, who eagerly await the return without any haste lonzo ball, They now have 10th and last place in the East for play-ins with 20–24 (45.5% wins), still away from direct access to the play-offs, with knicks After their win against the Pistons with 42 points and 15 rebounds, 25–19 and 6th place with 56.8% Julius Randle and 27 goals jalen brunson (104-117).
Eighth West has 21-22 and 48.8% with some Warriors an uncertain futureBecause the calendar that awaits them for the next 10 days isn’t exactly favorable, with a visit to the Wizards tomorrow (3:00 p.m., Peninsular Time) but then visits boston y cleveland and the Nets and Grizzlies visit San Francisco. They will always ‘be there’ as the Clippers are sixth with 23-22 to stick to the parity of the West and beat the Rockets (121-100) by 31 points to win 51%. terence mann and Kawhi Leonard for 30 and 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 block Osman Garuba in 14 minutes. Warriors are still warriors.
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