Miami Heat are still playing greatly, and they easily won against the Cleveland Cavaliers(108-97). Heat played great first half, but the Cavs responded in the second half, but it was not enough to get a win. Kevin Love jad 21 points and 10 rebounds, while at Heat Kendrick Nunn(23 pts) and Bam Adebayo (16pts,15 rebs) dominated.
Porzingis returned to Maddison Square Garden but The Knicks didn’t get him a heartwarming welcome. The Knicks again beat the Mavs (106-103) with Marcus Morris 20 points and a dagger three pointer. Dončić had a triple double (33pts, 10 rbs, 11 ast) but it wasn’t enough.
Denver Nuggets lived up to expectations and won against the Nets(101-93). Nuggets had 7 players score in double digits and the Nets had no defense for that in the second half. Jokić had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Millsap followed with same amount of points and one rebounds less. At Nets, Allen, Irving and Dinwiddie had 17 points each.
Even without Middleton, Milwaukee Bucks have easily beaten Chicago Bulls(124-115). Giannis Antetokounmpo is continuing his 30-points game streak, 38 points, 16 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe finally stepped out and performed like the playet he was in Phoenix(31 pts, 8 ast, 12/12 for 2). Coby White even with this performance must deserve ROTY, Morant, Barrett and Nunn are his competition. White(26 pts) and LaVine(25 pts).
Champion contenders, not in my house, New Orleans Pelicans said that last night. They have beaten LAC(132-127). Brandon Ingram is still recovering and without him they won. Jrue Holiday finally had a good game(36 pts, 7 ast, 6 steals). Frank Jackson(23 pts), Favors(20 pts, 20 rebs) and JJ Redick(19 pts) were enough for third win this season. PG13 is back from injury, 33 points in 24 minutes played also Lou Williams tried to secure victory with 31 points but he couldn’t. Kawhi didn’t play the load management.
What is going on with Phoenix Suns, they are playing like PO team, games with a lot of points, great shooting. It’s not even close to last year’s Suns. Last night they destroyed Atlanta Hawks(128-112). Oubre Jr.(30 pts) and Booker(27 pts), good as always have done their thing and secured victory. Dario Šarić showed his support with 23 points. Parker in the absence of Josh Collins is playing like old self when he played for Bucks, 27 points. Len and Young each had 21 points and Trae added as well 13 assists.