The Memphis Grizzlies arrive at the Denver Nuggets in command of the Western Conference this SundayOn a day in which the Cleveland Cavaliers left the Phoenix Suns with no options without Chris Paul or Devin Booker and the Brooklyn Nets’ win in Miami was marred by Kevin Durant’s knee problem.
Suns 98 – Cavaliers 112
The Cleveland Cavaliers handed their sixth straight loss to the injury-plagued Suns, who were without Chris Paul or Devin Booker.
Montee Williams’ team held on for three quarters, but a 14–2 run by the Cavaliers in the opening quarter put the final blow in the game.
Led by 22 points each from Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland, the Cavaliers solidified their fourth-place finish in the Eastern Conference (26–15) behind the Milwaukee Bucks.
Grizzlies 123 – Jazz 118
The loss of Ja Morant and Steven Adams didn’t deter the Grizzlies, who celebrated their sixth straight win, paced by Desmond Bain (24 points and nine assists) and Tyus Jones (19 points).
Spanish Santi Aldama contributed to the win with twelve points, five rebounds and two assists in fifteen minutes on the track for some Grizzlies reaching the Nuggets in command of the West.
HEAT 101 – NET 102
Kyrie Irving guided the Nets to the Heat’s victory in a two-game sweep for Durant, who passed Dominique Wilkins to become the fourteenth all-time NBA all-time scorer with 26,684 points, but was injured in the third period. Have become.
‘KD’ went off the alarm for a few nets due to some problems in his right knee, which saved their second place in the East, one win behind the dominant Boston Celtics.
Clippers 108 – Hawks 112
Atlanta came out on top after a fight marked by spectacular runs, trailing 41–26 in the second quarter and the Clippers 35–19 in the third, before Trae Young scored fourteen points in the fourth quarter. ,
Young finished with thirty points and eight assists against the Clippers, who suffered their sixth straight loss despite Kawhi Leonard’s 29 points.
Thunder 120 – Mavericks 109
Without Slovenian Luka Doncic absent due to a sore foot, the Mavericks began their five-game tour away from Dallas with a loss against the Thunder, in which Shai Gilgies Alexander shone with 33 points.
In the Mavericks, the best was Christian Wood with a double double of 26 points and 16 rebounds.
Pistons 111 – 76ers 123
Along with Joel Embiid for the third straight game, James Harden led the 76ers with a triple-double of twenty points, eleven rebounds and eleven assists. Tyrese Maxi contributed 23 points and Montreal Harrell contributed 20 points.
The 76ers are fifth in the East (24-15), while the Pistons are sunk to the bottom of the standings in the same conference.
Raptors 117 – Blazers 105
Pascal Siakam, first with an exhibition of football technique in the early stages of the game, and then with his brilliance on the court, contributed 27 points, four rebounds, six assists, two steals and one block to the Raptors. win against the blazers
The Canadiens came back from three straight losses and swept the Blazers despite Damian Lillard’s 34 points.
Timberwolves 104 – Rockets 96
The Wolves recorded their fourth consecutive win against the Rockets twenty points behind the pace of D’Angelo Russell, with 22 points, and Frenchman Rudy Gobert with a double-double of 18 points and eleven rebounds.
At the Texans, Spaniard Usman Garuba contributed three points, one rebound and one shot in nine minutes.
Pacers 116 – Hornets 111
Miles Turner, with 29 points and nine rebounds, and Buddy Hield, with 21, led the Pacers to victory against the Hornets, with the locals coming from nine points behind in the fourth round.