NBA Euro-watch (1/1 – 16/1)

2013-01-17T18:22:49+00:00 2015-05-23T16:01:30+00:00.

Aris Barkas

17/Jan/13 18:22

Eurohoops.net

Just before the night of the game between the Knicks and the Pistons in London it’s time to recap what happened the first half of January in the NBA. See the boxscores and read about the euro-highlights of the league

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Last night belonged to Lebron James, who became the youngest player to reach 20.000 points and 5.000 assists. However, Englishman Luol Deng was the hero of the night, giving the overtime win (107-105) to the Bulls over Toronto. Also Montenegrin Nikola Vucevic had a double double (16 p., 15 r.) in Orlando’s win over Indiana (97-86) and Greek American Kosta Koufos tried his best (16 p., 9 r.) against OKC, which beat Denver 117-97 and has the best record (31-8) in the league.

NBA 2012-2013 – 16/1

BOS

78 – 90

NOH

TOR

105 – 107

CHI

POR

88 – 93

CLE

OKC

117 – 97

DEN

DAL

105 – 100

HOU

ORL

97 – 86

IND

GSW

75 – 92

MIA

ATL

109 – 95

BKN

SAS

103 – 82

MEM

SAC

95 – 94

WAS

On Tuesday, Italian Danilo Gallinari was the top scorer of Denver with 25 points in the overtime win (115-111) over the Blazers.

NBA 2012-2013 – 15/1

PHI

99 – 111

NOH

CHA

76 – 103

IND

HOU

109 – 117

LAC

LAL

104 – 88

MIL

DEN

115 – 111

POR

BKN

113 – 106

TOR

On Monday, Montenegrin Nikola Pekovic tried with 20 points and 12 rebounds against Dallas, but the Mavericks got the 113-98 win over Minnesota.

NBA 2012-2013 – 14/1

CHI

97 – 58

ATL

SAC

124 – 118

CLE

MEM

73 – 99

LAC

UTA

104 – 97

MIA

DAL

113 – 98

MIN

WAS

120 – 91

ORL

BOS

100 – 89

CHA

PHX

90 – 102

OKC

On Sunday, French star Tony Parker had one of his usual good nights (20 p., 6 as.) in the 106-88 win of San Antonio against Minnesota.

NBA 2012-2013 – 13/1

LAL

113 – 93

CLE

DEN

116 – 105

GSW

BKN

97 – 86

IND

TOR

96 – 107

MIL

SAS

106 – 88

MIN

POR

83 – 87

OKC

NYK

100 – 87

NOH

On Saturday, Nikola Vucevic proved himself with 18 points and 15 rebounds in Orlando’s 104-101 win over the Clippers.

NBA 2012-2013 – 12/1

WAS

93 – 83

ATL

PHI

107 – 100

HOU

SAC

99 – 128

MIA

LAC

101 – 104

ORL

CHI

81 – 97

PHX

DET

87 – 90

UTA

DAL

104 – 83

MEM

IND

96 – 88

CHA

On Friday, Luol Deng had 33 points as the Bulls won in New York the Knicks 108-101.

NBA 2012-2013 – 11/1

NYK

101 – 108

CHI

DEN

98 – 91

CLE

MIL

87 – 103

DET

BOS

103 – 91

HOU

NOH

104 – 92

MIN

BKN

99 – 79

PHX

GSW

103 – 97

POR

MEM

101 – 98

SAS

ATL

103 – 95

UTA

TOR

99 – 78

CHA

LAL

101 – 116

OKC

On Thursday, Frenchman Nicolas Batum had 28 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in the big win of the Blazers over the defending champions Miami Heat.

NBA 2012-2013 – 10/1

SAC

112 – 117

DAL

POR

92 – 90

MIA

IND

81 – 76

NYK

Last Wednesday, Spaniard Jose Calderon had a double double (14 p., 11 as.) in the win of Toronto over the Sixers (90-72). His compatriot Tony Parker scored 24 points and dished 6 assists in the 108-105 of the Spurs over the Lakers. Russian Alexey Shved was the top scorer of Minnesota with 18 points in the 106-84 defeat by OKC.

NBA 2012-2013 – 9/1

CLE

99 – 83

ATL

LAC

99 – 93

DAL

NOH

88 – 79

HOU

SAS

108 – 105

LAL

CHI

96 – 104

MIL

OKC

106 – 84

MIN

DEN

108 – 105

ORL

TOR

90 – 72

PHI

BOS

87 – 79

PHX

CHA

102 – 112

UTA

GSW

87 – 94

MEM

The previous Tuesday, Nikola Pekovic with 25 points and 18 rebounds had a career night in the 108-103 win of Minnesota over Atlanta. Slovenian Goran Dragic had 21 points in the Suns‘ defeat by Milwaukee.

NBA 2012-2013 – 8/1

MIN

108 – 103

ATL

HOU

125 – 112

LAL

IND

87 – 77

MIA

PHI

89 – 109

BKN

MIL

108 – 99

PHX

The previous Monday, German superstar Dirk Nowitzki was the top scorer of Dallas with 20 points but Utah got the 100-94 win.

NBA 2012-2013 – 7/1

NYK

96 – 102

BOS

CHI

118 – 92

CLE

UTA

100 – 94

DAL

POR

125 – 119

ORL

NOH

95 – 88

SAS

SAC

81 – 113

MEM

WAS

101 – 99

OKC

The previous Sunday, Memphis got the 92-81 win over Phoenix with Spaniard Marc Gasol having as usual a double double and a full stat line (10 p, 12 r., 5 as., 3 bl.).

NBA 2012-2013 – 6/1

LAL

105 – 112

DEN

PHX

81 – 92

MEM

MIA

99 – 71

WAS

DET

101 – 108

CHA

TOR

92 – 104

OKC

The previous Saturday, Portland won the euro-derby against Minnessota (102-97) as Nicolas Batum had 26 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 blocks for the winners and on the opposite side Nikola Pekovic had 21 points and 15 rebounds.

NBA 2012-2013 – 5/1

ATL

81 – 89

BOS

DAL

96 – 99

NOH

LAC

115 – 89

GSW

CLE

104 – 112

HOU

IND

95 – 80

MIL

ORL

106 – 114

NYK

SAS

109 – 86

PHI

MIN

97 – 102

POR

BKN

113 – 93

SAC

DEN

110 – 91

UTA

The previous Friday, Marcin Gortat from Poland had a double double (18 p., 11 r.) but it was not enough for the Suns to beat the Jazz. Utah got the 87-80 win.

NBA 2012-2013 – 4/1

DET

85 – 84

ATL

MIA

89 – 96

CHI

CHA

104 – 106

CLE

MIL

101 – 115

HOU

BOS

94 – 75

IND

LAC

107 – 102

LAL

WAS

113 – 115

BKN

OKC

109 – 85

PHI

MEM

84 – 86

POR

TOR

96 – 105

SAC

PHX

80 – 87

UTA

The previous Thursday, Andrey Kirilenko (14 p.), Alexey Shved (17 p.) and Nikola Pekovic (11 p.) scored in double digits in the 101-97 win over the Nuggets, which got 16 points, 7 rebounds and 4 steals by Koufos.

NBA 2012-2013 – 3/1

DEN

97 – 101

MIN

NYK

100 – 83

SAS

The previous Wednesday. Turkish center Enes Kanter had 15 points and 8 rebounds for Utah in the victory over Minnesota (106-84).

NBA 2012-2013 – 2/1

HOU

104 – 92

NOH

ORL

94 – 96

CHI

MIA

119 – 109

DAL

GSW

115 – 94

LAC

UTA

106 – 84

MIN

OKC

93 – 110

BKN

PHX

95 – 89

PHI

TOR

102 – 79

POR

CLE

94 – 97

SAC

MIL

110 – 117

SAS

BOS

83 – 93

MEM

IND

89 – 81

WAS

On the first day of the year, Nicolas Batum had an excellent game (26 p., 4 r., 6 as.) for Portland in the 105-100 win over the Knicks.

NBA 2012-2013 – 1/1

NOH

86 – 95

ATL

WAS

94 – 103

DAL

DEN

92 – 78

LAC

LAL

99 – 103

PHI

NYK

100 – 105

POR

DET

103 – 97

SAC