After overtime, Portland Trail Blazers were better and won against Atlanta Hawks(124-113). Lillard scored a bucket few seconds on the clock but Huerter got his shot on time and hit it. In the overtime Portland run over Atlanta(17-6 in OT). Damian is player who should everyone fear, great leader. He had 30 points, McCollum followed him with 23 pts, Hassan(21 pts, 12 rebs) and Simons(20 pts). Great stats but shooting not much, Young had 35 pts, 8 rebs and 10 ast with just 30% shooting from the field. Jabari Parket took a starting place of Collins and he is using it well, 27 points for him last night.
Suns are aiming for PO definitely. Last night they took on Brooklyn Nets and won(138-112). They led from the start, team win for them, no one is holding the ball to much. Booker(27 pts, 9 ast) is still their main scorer and first star. Main reason for good playing is Rubio(22 pts, 12 ast) , who took a lot of responsibility from Booker when comes to playmaking. Kelly Oubre Jr. added his share of 18 points. Dinwiddie(18 pts), Jordan(16 pts, 12 rebs) and Irving(15 pts) are worthy of mentioning. Suns got their sixth victory, more than anyone expected, and Brooklyn took their fifth defeat.
Denver Nuggets came up big down the strech versus the Minnesota Timberwolves, after winning in overtime 98-100. Nikola Jokic was magnificent today, as he hit another game winner with just 2 seconds to go. He had 20 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. His rival center, Karl Anthony Towns, had 25 points, 16 rebounds and 6 assists, Wiggins had 25 points.
Orlando Magic had a great first half versus the Indiana Pacers , but they totally fell off in the second half, and lost 102-109. Evan Fournier had 22 points, Nikola Vučević had 18 points and 17 rebounds. At Pacers, Sabonis had a monster game with 21 points and 16 rebounds. Malcolm Brogdon had 19 points and 8 assists.
Sixers finally won after having a 3 game losing streak. They won against Charlotte Hornets 114-106. They weren’t really dominant, but a win is most important thing. Embiid had 18 points and 9 rebounds. Korkmaz continued his good recent run with 17 points. Cody Zeller had a great game with 24 points and 7 rebounds. DeVonte’ Graham had 19 points and 10 assists from the bench.
Antetokounmpo and the Bucks had a tough game in Oklahoma City, but managed to win(121-119) with a great perfomance from Greek Freak (35 pts, 16 rebs). Bledsoe was great with 25 points and 9 assists. At Thunder, Schröder had 25 points, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 22 points.
The Cavaliers had no problems versus the New York Knicks, as they blow them out by 21 (108-87). Collin Sexton was excellent with 31 points, and Kevin Love had a great game with 17 points. At Knicks, Julius Randle had 20 points and 16 rebounds.
The Lakers finally lost, after having a 7 game winning streak, they fell against The Toronto Raptors that were playing without Kyle Lowry and Serge Ibaka(113-104). Pascal Siakam (24 pts, 11 rebs) and Fred VanVleet (23 pts, 10 ast) had great games for the Raptors, but their real strength were Chris Boucher (15 pts) and Terence Davis (13 pts) who were x-factors from the bench. At Lakers, AD was the best player with 27 points.