Unbelievable night in Chesapeake Energy Arena, as Oklahoma City Thunder demolished last years western conference champions Golden State Warriors 120-92. Warriors couldn’t defend, shoot or do anything at a good level, so they were down by 33 at the halftime. OKC led by 41 at one point in the game. Dennis Schröder had a great night with 22 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists, while Gallinari helped with 21 points. At Warriors, only player worth mentioning is Stephen Curry, who had 23 points despite very bad night.
Mavericks hosted Blazers in American Airlines Arena and both teams put on a show during the game. At the end, Blazers were able to steal the W from Dallas and won by 2 (121-119). This was a great duel of duos, as McCollum(35 pts) and Lillard(28) combined for 63 points, and KP(32) and Luka(29) on the other side combined for 61.
Timberwolves are continuing their dream run, as they won once again and improved their score to 3-0. This time, they won against Miami Heat (116-109) who were playing without Jimmy Butler. At Wolves, best player was Wiggins with 25 points, and he was followed by always good Karl Anthony Towns (23 pts 11 rebs). At Heat, undrafted rookie Kendrick Nunn put on a show once again and scored 25 points, and had great help in Duncan Robinson(21) and Winslow(20).
Lakers won against Hornets as expected (120-101). We saw great all around game by Anthony Davis, who had 29 points along with 14 boards. LeBron James(20 pts and 12 ast) and Dwight Howard(16 pts and 10 reb) also had double-double each. At Charlotte Miles Bridges was best player with 23 points.
What a match in Memphis, home team has beaten Brooklyn Nets in overtime with amazing three from Crowder (134-133). It was 2 point lead for Nets and rookie from Murray State, Ja Morant has scored important points for overtime. So clutch move from young player who leaded his team with 30p and 9a. Second in command of their offence, Dillon Brooks has scored 21p. On the Nets team, Irving and LeVert combined for 64p and 12a. Kyrie had a last shot in the game but it was blocked by non other than Ja. Morant brought first victory to his team in this season.
Authors: Marko Jovičić and Jakša Sundović