Korkmaz career night, duel of All-star Nikola’s

Oklahoma City Thunder got tired of losing, and defeated Zion-lees New Orleans Pelicans, that haven’t started of the season well. OKC had Shai Gilgeous-Alexander play excellent once again with 23 points, while Pelicans were led by JJ Redick, Jrue Holiday and Jahlil Okaforwith 17,16 and 15 points respectively.

In a duel between two All star Nikola’s, Jokic took the win home. Denver managed to get a win in clutch. Magic started Markelle Fultz for the first time this season and he scored 9 points. Nikola Vucevic had 24 points, and Gordon had 21. At Nuggets Murray had 22 points and was followes by Jokic who had 20.

Even with triple-double, Irving lost from Detroit Pistons last night(113-109). Andre Drummond again one terrific game with 25p,20r,6a,5b and 3s. One all around game him, his fourth game with 20-20, rest of the league got one. Irving’s triple-double(20p,11r,10a) was enough for already weakened Detroit, even without Griffin and Rose, Nets lost. Luke Kennard is using every chance he got tgis season. Tonight he had 24 points and his average is 16, 4ppg. Every Nets player is using every chance that he got. Taurean Prince is playing like on fire last two games, 20 points from him tonight. Joe Harris playes as good as other starters, 18 points tonight. Detroit now has 3w and 4d, Nets are 2:4.

Memphis Grizzlies were beaten by the Phoenix Suns last night(105-114). Fourth lose for Grizzlies in first five games this season. Ja Morant, second pick from previous draft is proving that he earned that spot with gis talent and work ethics, 24 points and 7 assists. Another rookie, MVP of the Summer League, Brandon(16p,11r) Clarke is proving the risk Memphis took trading for him. Unexpected start for Suns, four wins at the start of the season and two defeats and both of their defeats was very close game. Acquiring good point guard in Ricky Rubio, they took of responsibility to handle the ball and create from Booker and it’s paying off. Just 23 years, Booker is showing signs of huge potential, 21 points for him with 3/3 from deep. Support he found in Baynes(20p) and Oubre Jr.(15p). Oubre Jr. is averaging 18 points with Suns on almost 50% shooting.

Rematch of the last season conference final, Milwaukee Bucks have won against Toronto Raptors(115-105). Giannis Antetokounmpo was unstoppable with 36p, 15r, 8a and 4b. With this level of playing, he is going for back to back MVP. Beast at the both sides of the court. On last year’s championship team, just Lowry put up the fight with 36 points. Siakam had a bad night, 37% fg.

In the Capital One Arena, Washington Wizards hosted Minnesota Timberwolves. Wizards lost the game(109-131). Beal had 30 points in that defeat. KAT is suspended one more game because of fight with Embid. Wiggins led Wolves to victory(21p,5r, 6a), Culver and Covington scored 20 points each. Wizards are 1:4 and Minnesota is 4:1 on the strong West.

Era of Golden State Warriors is over definitely. Their fifth defeat in first six games. It’s time now to develop young players until Stephen and Klay are back. Second round pick, Eric Paschall is showing himself, 25 points last night. They lost from Charlotte Hornets(87-93). Bacon(25p) and Rozier(20p,5r,7a) were noticeable from Charlotte’s players.

Hero of 76ers was Korkmaz with last seconds point, 3 point shot went in. Portland led against 76ers few seconds before the end but Korkmaz ruined their mood with that shot. Final score was 128-129 for Philadelphia. Lillard tried his best but it wasn’t enough, 33 points, 9 assists but 7 turnovers and Hood added 25 points. Fifth victory, without defeat this season, 76ers are crushing everyone, Horford(25p), Harris(23p) took responsibility for a bad mood of Trail Blazers.

Anfernee Simons thought he scored a game winner, but Korkmaz stole the show.

Authors : Jakša Sundović and Marko Jovičić