Unexpected defeat of Milwaukee Bucks in their own house from Miami Heat. Deers had a 21-points advantage at half time but lost after overtime(126-131). Miami had a lead with 3s till the end, Middleton missed his shoot but Freak caught it and put it in for overtime. Freak had 29p,17r and 9a, followed by Middleton with 25 points but not enough. Dragić recorded 25 points from the bench, getting ready to take place again in starting lineup. Bam Adebayo score 19 points with 13 rebounds and unbelievable 8 assists. Kendrick Nunn, undrawted player from 2018 had great start of the season with 24p and 18p last night. He played last year in G-league, for Santa Cruz Warriors.
Finally Kemba Walker showed himself with 32 points, proving that he earned his contract. NYK played against Boston Celtics and lost in Madison Square Garden (95-118). Third pick, RJ Barrett scored 26 points and he is proving that he deserves teams trust and position of the leader. Still contender for the East, Boston is trying to find perfect vibe for their players.
Toronto defeated Chicago (84-108). Chicago shooted just 30% from the field, that’s terrible. Wendell Carter Junior recorded 12p and 11r. On the other side, Spicy P scored 19p for the victory. He got help in Serge Ibaka(18p).
Cleveland Cavaliers have beaten Indiana Pacers(110-99). Tristan Thompson hit his first 3-point shot in his career, 25 points in total. Almost forgotten star, Kevin love had 21p, 13r and 9a. New player in Indiana’s team, Malcolm Brogdon had a terrific game, 30 points and 10 assists (12/18 from the floor). Victor Oladipo is still recovering from his injury, but he’s playing 5v5 on practice.
Rockets have beaten Pelicans in very interesting match to watch. Harden played badly but ended up with 29, but Rockets were rescued by Westbrooks great triple double perfomance (28,10,13). At Pelicans, Ingram played out of his mind and scored 35, and was helped by Josh Hart who had 23.
Spurs hosted the Wizards and won in a thriller by game winning shot from Demar Derozan with just 5 seconds to go. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27, and Demar had just one point less. At the other side, Beal had great scoring and playmaking night (25 pts and 11 ass). Davis Bertans had perfect shooting night, and scored 23 points.
Utah Jazz finally looked good, and the blew out the Sacramento Kings, who continue to fail to impress with good squad. Jazz were powered by excellent Bogdanovic, who had 26 points. Dedmon was best played at the Kings with only 11 points.
Suns managed to pull of the greatest upset off the night with a win over the Clippers. Devin Booker totally destroyed Patrick Beverly, and scored 30. At Clippers, best player was Motrezl Harrell with 28 of the bench, while Kawhi had 27.
Atlanta Hawks secured victory against Orlando Magic (100-99). One more great game for Trae Young with 39p,7r and 9a. That’s 2:0 start for this young team, team with potential for something great. Just time will tell how good Young and his team mates can be. Guard from Orlando, Evan Fournier scored 23 points, 16p from Nikola Vučević. Orlando should go full rebuild mode and develop young player as J. Isaac, M. Bamba and M. Fultz.
Detroit Pistons hosted Philadelphia 76ers and lost by 6 points (111-117). Main problem was Drummond ‘s fauls, he got 6 fauls in just 25 minutes played, scored 13 points and caught 12 balls. Rose, Derick Rose is back, scored 31 points of the bench, MVP is playing like old self, not that reckless like before and much more smarter , so unbelievable. 76ers’ s center, Joel Embid didn’t play last night because of injury in the opening game against Boston. 29 points of Tobias Harris and 23 points of Al Horford were enough for the win. Blake Griffin is injured as well(knee) is expected to be back in the first week of November.