Sabonis and the Pacers are roaring

2019-01-01T08:47:51+00:00 2019-01-01T08:47:51+00:00.

Aris Barkas

01/Jan/19 08:47

Eurohoops.net

The Pacers are aiming to the top of the East.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Lithuanian big man Domantas Sabonis wound up with 20 points and eight rebounds as Indiana became the third NBA team to record 25 wins this season after beating Atlanta 116-108.

Croatian sharpshooter Bojan Bogdanovic added 16 points for the winners.

Spurs center Pau Gasol received a big ovation in his first game since Nov. 4 after missing 26 games with a stress fracture in his right foot, Latvian Davis Bertans added 17 points and San Antonio prevailed over the Celtics 120-111.

Here are last night’s results and the euro-scorers.

NBA 2018-19

31st December

Score

Indiana Pacers Atlanta Hawks 116-108

Sabonis 20 p. 8 r. Bogdanovic 16 p. 4 r. 3 as. – Len 19 p. 7 r. Dorsey 3 p. 2 r.

Charlotte Hornets Orlando Magic 125-100

Hernangomez 10 p. 8 r. Batum 7 p. 5 r. Parker 1 p. 3 r. 2 as. – Vucevic 12 p. 5 r. 2 as. Fournier 9 p. 3 r. 4 as.

Houston Rockets Memphis Grizzlies 113-101

Capela 19 p. 13 r. – Gasol 14 p. 12 r. Casspi 8 p. 4 r.

San Antonio Spurs Boston Celtics 120-111

Bertans 17 p. 5 r. Belinelli 8 p. 3 r. Poeltl 2 p. 6r. 5 as. Gasol 5 . – Theis 4 p. 6 r. Yabusele 1 as.

New Orleans Pelicans Minnesota Timberwolves 123-114

Saric 2 p. 3 r.

Oklahoma City Thunder Dallas Mavericks 122-102

Schroder 6 p. 2 r. 3 as. – Doncic 17 p. 6 r. 3 as. Kleber 1 p. 6 r.

Phoenix Suns Golden State Warriors 109-132

Bender 3 p. 3 r. 2 as. Okobo 4 p. 1 r. – Jerebko 7p. 2 r.