Lauri Markkanen, Utah Jazz up to 8-3

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Giannis Askounis

07/Nov/22 09:42

Four games in the latest edition of NBA Sundays with Lauri Markkanen and O.G. Anunoby shaping the strongest European efforts

By Eurohoops Team/

Ranked second in the Western Conference, the Utah Jazz earned the latest win against the Los Angeles Clippers, 110-102, Sunday. Yet another brilliant showing by Finnish Lauri Markkanen with 18 points, nine rebounds, three assists, one steal, and one block. Part of the rebuild starting during the offseason, he has delivered 21.9 points per contest over the first 11 games of the 2022-23 NBA Regular Season.

On the losing end of the NBA Sundays fixture, Croatian Ivica Zubac registered 12 points, nine rebounds, three steals, two assists, and one block. Coming off the bench, Nicolas Batum finished with three points, three rebounds, two steals, and one block. “We got to stick together. We’ll be OK,” the French forward commented on the Clippers falling to 5-5.

British O.G. Anunoby was among the top performers for the Toronto Raptors in the 113-104 victory against the Chicago Bulls. He poured 22 points with 10/19 from the field and grabbed six rebounds. For the visitors, Montenegrin Nikola Vucevic posted an 18-point, 12-rebound double-double alongside six assists, and Slovenian Goran Dragic scored 16 points, including 4/6 three-pointers.

Memphis Grizzlies starter Santi Aldama was held to 2/9 field goals and four points in the win, 103-97, versus the Washington Wizards. The Spanish big additionally tallied ten rebounds, three steals, and two assists. Two more starters from Europe, Latvian Kristaps Porzingis had ten points and Israeli Deni Avdija had four points, for the losing side.

Opening the NBA Sundays schedule, Turkish Cedi Osman put in nine points as the Cleveland Cavaliers added to the struggles of the Los Angeles Lakers, 114-100.


Eastern Conference
1. Milwaukee Bucks 9-0
2. Cleveland Cavaliers 8-1
3. Boston Celtics 6-3
4. Atlanta Hawks 6-3
5. Toronto Raptors 6-4
6. Chicago Bulls 5-6
7. New York Knicks 4-5
8. Indiana Pacers 4-5
9. Philadelphia 76ers 4-6
10. Brooklyn Nets 4-6
11. Miami Heat 4-6
12. Washington Wizards 4-6
13. Charlotte Hornets 3-7
14. Orlando Magic 2-8
15. Detroit Pistons 2-8

Western Conference
1. Phoenix Suns 7-2
2. Utah Jazz 8-3
3. Memphis Grizzlies 7-3
4. Denver Nuggets 6-3
5. Portland Trail Blazers 6-3
6. Dallas Mavericks 5-3
7. New Orleans Pelicans 5-4
8. Minnesota Timberwolves 5-5
9. Los Angeles Clippers 5-5
10. San Antonio Spurs 5-5
11. Oklahoma City Thunder 4-5
12. Sacramento Kings 3-5
13. Golden State Warriors 3-7
14. Los Angeles Lakers 2-7
15. Houston Rockets 1-9

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