Career-high night for Saric, double-double for Nurkic

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13/Mar/17 10:19

Check out which Europeans stood out on a six game NBA Sunday!

By Eurohoops team /

Dario Saric set his sights for the Rookie of the Year honor, after reaching a career-high performance of 29 points, as Philadelphia 76ers (24-42) took down Los Angeles Lakers (20-46) 118-116. The Croatian forward completed his performance with 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Teammate Sergio Rodriguez added 3 points and 4 assists in 18 minutes. For the Lakers‘ side, big man Ivica Zubac scored 10 points in 19 minutes.

Jusuf Nurkic reached a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds, as Portland Trail Blazers (29-36) took down Phoenix Suns (22-45) 110-101.

Brooklyn Nets (12-53) were able to beat  New York Knicks (26-41) 120-112. For the Knicks, Kristaps Porzingis recorded a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Spanish center Willy Hernangomez scored 6 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as a starter.

As for the rest of games, Houston Rockers (46-21) survived the derby against Cleveland Cavaliers (43-22) 117-112, Boston Celtics (42-25) beat the Chicago Bulls (31-35) 100-80, while Indiana Pacers (34-32) prevailed 102-98 past Miami Heat (32-35).