Mahinmi, Wagner, Bertans, Bonga combine for 45 points

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Giannis Askounis

12/Feb/20 07:31

Europeans were stretched all around the five-game NBA evening.

By John Askounis/

Ian Mahinmi produced 15 points and six rebounds for the Washington Wizards in the 126-114 win over the Chicago Bulls at the Capital One Arena. Coming off the bench, Moritz Wagner added 12 points, three boards, a pair of dimes, one steal and one rejection, and Davis Bertans ten points, a couple of rebounds, one assist and one block. Starter Isaac Bonga went for eight points, five boards, one dime and one rejection. Anzejs Pasecniks (left hip) was out. On the Bulls, Tomas Satoransky ended up with 19 points, eight assists and a pair of rebounds, but Adam Mokoka did not play and Lauri Markkanen (right hip) remained sidelined.

Other Tuesday 2019-20 NBA Regular Season action saw the San Antonio Spurs get back on the win column with the 114-106 victory opposite to the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Jakob Poeltl threw in one point, two rebounds, two dimes, two steals and one rejection, and Marco Belinelli one more board. However, Luka Samanic remained on his G League assignment. The hosts featured starting Danilo Gallinari at 15 points, eight boards, three assists and one steal, and reserve Dennis Schroder at 14 points and three dimes.

No European points for the Houston Rockets, but 116-105 win over the Boston Celtics at the Toyota Center. Thabo Sefolosha registered one rebound, one dime, one interception and one rejection, but Isaiah Hartenstein and William Howard did not get on the board in limited action. Daniel Theis’ 11 points, nine boards, one assist and one steal went to waste, while Enes Kanter finished with three rebounds. Javonte Green did not play and Vincent Poirier was inactive.

Nicolo Melli racked up ten points, nine boards, three dimes and one block off the bench for the New Orleans Pelicans that defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 138-117, at the Smoothie King Center. Another reserve, Jaylen Hoard had six points and a pair of rebounds for the visitors, but Mario Hezonja (left ankle) and Jusuf Nurkic (left leg) were on the injury list.

The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 110-103, at the Wells Fargo Center. Furkan Korkmaz moved into the starting lineup, but scored no points in 23 minutes, only had one rebound and one steal. Starting as well, Ivica Zubac put in seven points, eight boards, a couple of blocks and a pair of assists in losing effort.


Eastern Conference
1. Milwaukee Bucks 46-7
2. Toronto Raptors 40-14
3. Boston Celtics 37-16
4. Miami Heat 35-18
5. Philadelphia 76ers 34-21
6. Indiana Pacers 31-23
7. Brooklyn Nets 24-28
8. Orlando Magic 23-31
9. Washington Wizards 19-33
10. Chicago Bulls 19-36
11. Detroit Pistons 19-37
12. Charlotte Hornets 17-36
13. New York Knicks 17-37
14. Atlanta Hawks 15-40
15. Cleveland Cavaliers 13-40

Western Conference
1. Los Angeles Lakers 40-12
2. Denver Nuggets 38-16
3. Los Angeles Clippers 37-17
4. Utah Jazz 35-18
5. Houston Rockets 34-20
6. Oklahoma City Thunder 32-22
7. Dallas Mavericks 32-22
8. Memphis Grizzlies 27-26
9. Portland Trail Blazers 25-30
10. San Antonio Spurs 23-31
11. New Orleans Pelicans 23-31
12. Sacramento Kings 21-32
13. Phoenix Suns 21-33
14. Minnesota Timberwolves 16-36
15. Golden State Warriors 12-42

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