Wizards got their second win of the season against injury-hit Detroit Pistons(115-99). Wizards weren’t really playing out of their minds, but they were good enough to get past Pistons that were playing without Blake Griffin, Derrick Rose and Reggie Jackson. Bradley Beal had 22 points, same as Pistons sharpshooter Luke Kennard.
Brooklyn Nets hosted New Orleans Pelicans in Barclays Center and got away with a hard fought win by 10 (135-125). Kyrie Irving continued with his impressive perfomances, as he had 39 points along with 9 assists. Other good peformers for the Nets were: Levert(23 pts), Harris (19pts), Allen (18 pts, 10 rebs). At Pelicans, Brandon Ingram is showing that he could easily be Most Improved Player this season, as he dropped 40 points on 71% shooting.
Rockets bounced back after tough loss to the Heat, and they won against Grizzlies without Russell Westbrook (107-100). Ja Morant had 23 points for Grizllies. Harden was in MVP mode, as he dropped 44 points along with 10 boards.
T-Wolves do not look good without Karl Antony Towns, as they lose to Bucks by 28 (134-106). They couldn’t handle the Greak Freak, who is playing amazingly to start of this season. He had 34 points, 15 boards and 6 assists, and had help in Middleton and Bledsoe, who scored 26 and 22 respectively. At Wolves, Wiggins was best with 25 points.
In duel between two hot teams, Suns managed to beat 76ers for their 5th win in 7 games, while this was Philadelphia’s first loss this season(114-109). Booker was scorching hot with 40 points on only 19 shots. Ricky Rubio had a nice double double(21 pts, 10 ast). At Sixers, this year’s addition Al Horford had 32 points and Harris had 24 points and 10 boards.
Golden State Warriors made a biggest surprise of the night, as they managed to beat Portland Trail Blazers without Curry, Thompson, Green nor Russell playing(127-118). Main guy was 41st pick of this years draft, Eric Paschall, who had 34 points and 13 rebounds! Ky Bowman was also good, as he had 19 points and 8 assists. At Blazers, Lillard had 39 points, and Whiteside helped with a double double(22 pts, 10 rebs).