Nemanja Bjelica sets career high in first NBA start

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Eurohoops focuses on how the Europeans NBAers did on Sunday, November 13

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Nemanja Bjelica had a career high performance in his first start with Minnesota Timberwolves and their win over the Lakers with 99125.

The Serbian forward scored 24 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and handed out 3 assists. Spanish teammate Ricky Rubio reached a double double with 10 points and 10 assists, while he also had 4 rebounds. For the Lakers, Sudanese-born British forward Luol Deng had 13 points and 3 rebounds, while Russian center Timofey Mozgov added 4 points, Spanish guard Jose Calderon grabbed 3 rebounds and Croatian center Ivica Zubac had 2 rebounds and 1 point.

French guard Nicolas Batum had 15 points and 9 rebounds in Charlotte Hornets‘ loss to Cleveland Cavaliers with 93100. In the same game, Italian Marco Belinelli added 9 points for the Hornets.

Orlando Magic prevailed over Oklahoma City Thunder with 119117. For the winners, Congolese-Spanish forward Serge Ibaka hit the game winning shot in a career high night with 31 points, while Montenegrin center Nikola Vucevic scored 4 with 7 rebounds and French guard Evan Fournier had 21 points and 5 assists. For the Thunder, Lithuanian forward Domantas Sabonis stayed low with 3 points and 2 rebounds, while Turkish center Enes Kanter had 16 points and 8 rebounds and Spanish guard Alex Abrines contributed 7 points and 3 rebounds.

Portland Trail Blazers beat Denver Nuggets 105112. For the Nuggets, Italian forward Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points and had 7 rebounds, Bosnian center Jusuf Nurkic had 8 points and 9 rebounds, Serbian forward Nikola Jokic added 5 rebounds and 3 assists, while Spanish forward Juan Hernangomez scored 8 points and 6 rebounds.

Finally, Zaza Pachulia added 4 points and 6 rebounds in Golden State Warriors120133 win over the Phoenix Suns.


Eastern Conference
Cavaliers 81
Hawks 72
Raptors 72
Hornets 63
Bulls 64
Celtics 54
Bucks 54
Pistons 55
Nets 45
Magic 46
Pacers 46
Knicks 36
Heat 26
Wizards 27
76ers 18

Western conference
Clippers 91
Warriors 82
Spurs 73
Trail Blazers 74
Jazz 74
Thunder 64
Rockets 54
Lakers 65
Grizzles 45
Kings 47
Timberwolves 36
Nuggets 37
Suns 38
Mavericks 26
Pelicans 19