Saturday, January 28, 2023

NBA summary: Nets win with Kevin Durant injured; Grizzlies on top of the West

memphis grizzlies reached this Sunday One denver nuggets in command of the Western Conferencein a day in which Cleveland Cavaliers not optioned to Phoenix Suns (without Chris Paul and Devin Booker) and in which brooklyn nets win as a visitor the miami heat Kevin Durant struggling with knee problem,

HEAT 101 – NET 102

Kyrie Irving led the Nets to a road win for the Heat in a two-way game for Durant, who beat Dominique Wilkins to move up to 14th on the NBA scoring charts with 26,684 points, but was injured in the third period.

‘KD’ went off the alarm for a few nets due to some problems in his right knee, which secured his second position in the East, one win behind leader Boston Celtics.

Grizzlies 123 – Jazz 118

The loss of Ja Morant and Steven Adams didn’t stop the Grizzlies, who celebrated their sixth straight win To the rhythm of Desmond Bain (24 points and 9 assists) and Tyus Jones (19 points).

The Spanish Santi Aldama contributed to the victory with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists in 15 minutes, something for the Grizzlies to reach the Nuggets in command of the West.

In Jazz, where Argentine Leandro Bolmaro did not playLauri Markkanen was the top scorer with 21 points.

Clippers 108 – Hawks 112

The Hawks emerged winners after a big partially marked fight, Atlanta responded with runs of 41–26 in the second quarter and 35–19 in the third.before surrender 14 points by Trae Young in the 4th period.

Young finished with 30 points and 8 assists against the Clippers, who suffered their sixth straight loss despite Kawhi Leonard’s 29 points.

Suns 98 – Cavaliers 112

The Cleveland Cavaliers handed their sixth consecutive loss to the casualty-plagued Suns who couldn’t count on Chris Paul or Devin Booker.

Montee Williams’ team held on for three quarters, but a 14–2 run by the Cavaliers to start the fourth period put the final blow in the game.

Pushed by 22 points each from Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland, the Cavaliers clinched their fourth place in the Eastern Conference (26–15), behind the Milwaukee Bucks.

Thunder 120 – Mavericks 109

Without Slovenian Luka Doncic absent with a sore foot, the Mavericks began their five-game tour away from Dallas with a loss against the Thunder.in which Shai Gilgius-Alexander shone with 33 points.

For the Mavericks, the best was Christian Wood with a double-double of 26 points and 16 rebounds.

Pistons 111 – 76ers 123

With Joel Embiid out for the third straight game, James Harden led the 76ers with a triple-double of 20 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists., Tyrese Maxi scored 23 points and Montreal Harrell scored 20.

The 76ers are fifth in the East (24–15), while the Pistons (11–32) are at the bottom of the table in the same conference.

Raptors 117 – Blazers 105

pascal siakam put on the showFirst with an exhibition of football technique before the game, and then by contributing his talents in basketball 27 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals and 1 block In the Raptors’ win against the Blazers.

Toronto came back after three straight losses and pulled off the Blazers despite Damian Lillard’s 34 points.

Timberwolves 104 – Rockets 96

The Wolves recorded their fourth consecutive win against the Rockets behind the pace of D’Angelo Russell with 22 points, and Frenchman Rudy Gobert with a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

At the Texans, Spaniard Usman Garuba contributed 3 points, 1 rebound and 1 shot in nine minutes.

Pacers 116 – Hornets 111

Miles Turner, with 29 points and 9 rebounds, and Buddy Heald, with 21, led the Pacers to victory against the Hornets, in which the locals overcame a 9-point deficit in the fourth period.

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