By Eurohoops Team/ email@example.com
For the first time in NBA history, all teams played on the same night, and the Denver Nuggets managed to record their third consecutive victory. Denver defeated San Antonio 109-105.
Nikola Jokić from Serbia was once again fantastic and recorded 26 points, 10 assists, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, and 3 blocks.
The Dallas Mavericks after a hard battle defeated Brooklyn 96-94, and the sensation from Slovenia Luka Dončić delivered a fantastic game and scored 36 points with 6 rebounds and assists.
It was Luka Doncic’s ninth consecutive game with at least 30 points and now only the legendary Wilt Chamberlain is ahead of him with a streak of 24 such games.
Atlanta defeated Milwaukee 117-98 at home despite missing Trae Young, and this is the 2021 champions’ first loss this season after nine consecutive victories.
The Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 7 rebounds, while Swiss big man Clint Capela had 5 points and 12 rebounds for the winning side.
Another notable performance by Latvian big man Porzingis. He scored 19 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in the Wizard’s victory over Charlotte Hornets 108-100.
Italian Paulo Banchero scored 30 points, but it was not enough for the “W”. Houston Rockets defeated Orlando 134-127.
The Chicago Bulls got another victory. This time against Toronto Raptors 111-97, and the big man from Montenegro, Nikola Vucevic had 15 points and13 rebounds, followed by Slovenia’s Goran Dragic who added 10 points. On the losing side, Anunoby had 13, a Spain’s Hernangomez had 5 points.
NBA results and notable Euro-scorers:
Charlotte Hornets – Washington Wizards 100-108 (Pozingis 19p 8r, 5a, Avdija 3p)
Orlando Magic – Houston Rockets 127-134 (Bachero 30p, Wagner 23p, 5r, 7a – Sengun 20p,10r, Garuba 3p, 6r)
Detroit Pistons – Oklahoma City Thunder 112-103 (Bogdanovic 12p, Hayes 5p)
Indiana Pacers – New Orleans Pelicans 129-122 (Valanciunas 14p, 7r)
Philadelphia 76ers – Phoenix Suns 100-88(Saric 1r)
Atlanta Hawks – Milwaukee Bucks 117-98 (Antetokounbo 25p, 7r,Ibaka 4p, 4r)
Miami Heat – Portland Trail Blazers 107-110 (Nurkic 4p, 11r)
Chicago Bulls – Toronto Raptors 111-97 (Vucevic 15p, 13r, Dragic 10p, 5r – Anunoby 13p,Hernangomez 5p)
Memphis Grizzlies – Boston Celtics 106-109 (Aldama 8p)
Minnesota Timberwolves – New York Knicks 107-120(Hartenstein 4p, Fournier 2)
San Antonio Spurs – Denver Nuggets 109-105 (Poeltl 4p, Sochan 2p – Jokic 26p, 8r, 10a)
Dallas Mavericks – Brooklyn Nets 96-94 (Doncic 36p, Kleber 5p)
Golden State Warriors – Sacramento Kings 116-113 (Sabonis 19p, 14r)
Utah Jazz – Los Angeles Lakers 139-116 (Markkanen 23p)
Los Angeles Clippers – Cleveland Cavaliers 119-117 (Zubac 10p, 9r- Osman 2p)
Eastern Conference standings
- Milwaukee Bucks 9-1
- Cleveland Cavaliers 8-2
- Boston Celtics 7-3
- Atlanta Hawks 7-3
- Toronto Raptors 6-5
- Chicago Bulls 6-6
- Indiana Pacers 5-5
- New York Knicks 5-5
- Washington Wizards 5-6
- Philadelphia 76ers 5-6
- Brooklyn Nets 4-7
- Miami Heat 4-7
- Charlotte Hornets 3-8
- Detroit Pistons 3-8
- Orlando Magic 2-9
Western Conference standings
- Utah Jazz 9-3
- Phoenix Suns 7-3
- Portland Trail Blazers 7-3
- Denver Nuggets 7-3
- Dallas Mavericks 6-3
- Memphis Grizzlies 7-4
- LA Clippers 6-5
- New Orleans Pelicans 5-5
- San Antonio Spurs 5-6
- Minnesota Timberwolves 5-6
- Oklahoma City Thunder 4-6
- Golden State Warriors 4-7
- Sacramento Kings 3-6
- LA Lakers 2-8
- Houston Rockets 2-9