Knicks win six in a row, Wizards ride through Bojan Bogdanovic

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Giannis Askounis

27/Jan/24 23:34

The impact of O.G. Anunoby on both ends of the court keeps sending the New York Knicks to wins

By Eurohoops Team/

Pulling away in the fourth quarter, the New York Knicks punched in a sixth consecutive win and jumped to 29-17.

A 16th win over 21 games in the Madison Square Garden in the 2023-24 Regular Season, they defeated the Miami Heat, 125-109, on Saturday.

In worrying news, Julius Randle hurt his right shoulder in a scary fall and did not return for the final 4:27 of the fourth quarter.

British forward O.G. Anunoby tallied 19 points, four assists, two steals and one rebound over 33 minutes. The team coached by Tom Thibodeau is 14-2 since picking him via trade.

Recovering from left Achilles tendinopathy and lasting 16 minutes as the starting center, German Isaiah Hartenstein chipped in four points, six rebounds, and one assist. French Evan Fournier did not play.

For the Heat, Serbian Nikola Jovic entered in the final seconds.

Bojan Bogdanovic scores 30 points in a losing effort

Opening the NBA Saturdays schedule in the Little Caesars Arena, the Washington Wizards overcame 30 points scored by Bojan Bogdanovic and beat the Detroit Pistons, 118-104. Israeli Deni Avdija chipped in ten points with 4/8 field goals, five rebounds, two assists, and one block. French Bilal Coulibaly had eight points, seven rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one block lasting 31 minutes.

For the hosts, Croatian Bogdanovic hit 10/19 field goals alongside three rebounds, three assists, and one steal. French Killian Hayes produced two points, two blocks, and one rebound. However, Italian Danilo Gallinari did not play. French guard Malcolm Cazalon is on assignment with the Motor City Cruise.

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