The Mavericks dominated the Pelicans in American Airlines Center and blew them out by 46 points (130-84). Dallas was playing so good, that they led by as much as 50 points. Luka Dončić had 26 points and 9 assists in only 26 minutes, Boban Marjanović had 15 points and 16 rebounds. At Pelicans, best out of a bas bunch was JJ Redick with 15 points.
New coach didn’t solve the Knicks’ problems, as they once again lose, this time to the Pacers 104-103. Awful performance from the Knicks in the clutch, as Pacers scored their last point with 5 minutes to go, and the Knicks couldn’t score enough to get a win. Marcus Morris scored 25 points, Randle had 16. At Pacers, TJ Warren had 25 points, Sabonis had 19 points and 15 rebounds.
The Sixers ran over the Cavaliers with a 141-94 win. It seems like there is no help for the Cavs, that have really bad team chemistry and roster changes are inevitable. Ben Simmons had a career high with 34 points (12-14 FG, 1-1 3PT), Mike Scott and Trey Burke had 21 points each. At Cavaliers, Darius Garland had 17 points.
Good game for the Rockets in Toyota Center, as they held off the Suns in an even matchup between two potential playoff teams. James Harden had his usual game, 34 points on 30% shooting, but Ben McLemore (27 points on 67% FG) and Russell Westbrook (24 pts, 14 rbs, 11 ast, on 56% FG) stepped up and helped the Rockets defend their home court. Devin Booker was good with 35 points, Oubre added 19.
Utah Jazz have beaten Memphis Grizzlies(126-112)for recovering from tough defeat when LAL beaten them. Mitchell(22 pts), Gobert, Green and Bogdanović(each had 19 points) won against rebuilding team. Jackson Jr. dropped 26 points as their main scorer in a defeat.