Dario Saric scores season-high to help Suns win second straight

2021-02-21T09:28:10+00:00 2021-02-21T09:28:10+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

21/Feb/21 09:28


Dario Saric is recovering his from.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Dario Saric scored a season-high 19 points in 19 minutes as the Phoenix Suns crushed the Memphis Grizzlies 128 – 97 to capture their second consecutive win and eighth victory in the last nine games.

Saric shot 7-9 from the field including 3-5 3-pointers to register his top scoring performance this season. The Croatian forward has played in 12 regular season matches after problems with an ankle sprain and COVID-19.

Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double of 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Grizzlies that were without  Brandon Clarke, Kyle Anderson and Grayson Allen.

The Chicago Bulls beat the Sacramento Kings 122 – 114 behind 38 points by Zach LaVine. Tomas Satoransky contributed 19 points on perfect (4-4 2-pointers, 2-2 free throws) shooting along with four assists in 19 minutes off the bench.

Two days after his season-high 25 points in the 118 – 110 loss to the Miami Heat, Nemanja Bjelica finished with nine points.

The rest of Saturday’s (20/2) NBA results and Euro scorers:

Portland Trail BlazersWashington Wizards 111 – 118 (Davis Bertans six points/five rebounds, Deni Avdija two points, three rebounds)

Los Angeles LakersMiami Heat 94 – 96 (Marc Gasol six points, five rebounds)

Charlotte HornetsGolden State Warriors 102 – 100

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