Nikola Vucevic overpowers Alex Len in European matchup

2019-02-11T07:28:09+00:00 2019-02-11T07:28:09+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

11/Feb/19 07:28

Fifteen European players were in action during NBA’s five-game Sunday evening schedule.

By John Askounis/

All-Star Nikola Vucevic was at it again on Sunday. He posted a 19-point, 12-rebound double-double paving the way for the Orlando Magic in their 124-108 away victory against the Atlanta Hawks. Evan Fournier added 17 points. Alex Len had a team-high 16 points for the hosts despite playing only 19 minutes.

Bogdan Bogdanovic notched 14 points for the Sacramento Kings in their 117-104 home win over the Phoenix Suns. Nemanja Bjelica helped out with 10 points, but Kostas Koufos didn’t leave the bench.

Luka Doncic led the Dallas Mavericks to their 102-101 home win against the Portland Trail Blazers by scoring 27 points. Jusuf Nurkic put up a 18-point, 10-rebound double-double for the losing side.

Goran Dragic (right knee), Kristaps Porzingis (left knee) and Timofey Mozgov (right knee) remained on their team’s injury list.

Results and European action:

Dallas Mavericks Portland Trail Blazers 102-101 Doncic 27pts, 9reb, 2ast, 1blk, Kleber 9pts, 4reb, 1stl, Nowitzki 3pts, 3reb – Nurkic 18pts, 10reb, 1ast, 1blk
Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 Marjanovic 10pts, 1reb, 1ast, 1blk, Korkmaz 7pts, 6reb, 2ast, 1stl – Wagner 3pts, 1ast
Sacramento Kings Phoenix Suns 117-104 Bogd. Bogdanovic 14pts, 5reb, 5ast, 3stl, 1blk, Bjelica 10pts, 8reb, 2ast, 1stl, 3blk – Okobo 6pts, 3reb, 3ast, Bender 2pts, 6reb, 3ast
Atlanta Hawks Orlando Magic 108-124 Len 16pts, 2reb, 1ast, 1blk – Vucevic 19pts, 12reb, 3ast, 1blk, Fournier 17pts, 3reb, 7ast, 1stl
Golden State Warriors Miami Heat 120-118 Jerebko 7pts, 2reb, 1ast


Eastern Conference
1. Milwaukee Bucks 41-14
2. Toronto Raptors 41-16
3. Indiana Pacers 37-19
4. Philadelphia 76ers 36-20
5. Boston Celtics 35-21
6. Brooklyn Nets 29-28
7. Charlotte Hornets 27-28
8. Detroit Pistons 25-29
9. Miami Heat 25-29
10. Orlando Magic 25-32
11. Washington Wizards 24-32
12. Atlanta Hawks 18-38
13. Chicago Bulls 13-43
14. Cleveland Cavaliers 11-45
15. New York Knicks 10-45

Western Conference
1. Golden State Warriors 40-15
2. Denver Nuggets 37-18
3. Oklahoma City Thunder 36-19
4. Portland Trail Blazers 33-22
5. Houston Rockets 32-23
6. Utah Jazz 32-24
7. San Antonio Spurs 32-26
8. Los Angeles Clippers 31-26
9. Sacramento Kings 30-26
10. Los Angeles Lakers 28-28
11. Dallas Mavericks 26-29
12. Minnesota Timberwolves 25-30
13. New Orleans Pelicans 25-32
14. Memphis Grizzlies 23-34
15. Phoenix Suns 11-47