Only three players ‘played’ last night for Clippers in a win over NYK(135-132). Harrell(34 points), George and Williams with 32 points each were outstanding. On the other side, Morris put on the fight with 38 points and Barrett with 24 points had a good game. Kawhi didn’t played again, back to back games aren’t his stile.
No Butler, no problem. Miami Heat secured another victory at home, Portland has fallen(122-111). Goran Dragić played well, 29 points and 13 assists and Bam Adebayo with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. McCollum didn’t play and Lillard dropped 34 points with 12 assists.
Phoenix Suns didn’t have luck with Memphis Grizzlies who beaten them(114-121). With Booker’s great game where he scored 40 points they couldn’t do it. Oubre followed him with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Valaciunas was the biggest problem for Suns tonight, he dropped 30 points against Ayton. Both team are battling for last place for PO in the strong West.
The Cavaliers lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-103 in Rockets Mortgage FieldHouse. Dante Exum was great for the Cavs with 28 points, with 85% from the field. Sexton scored 19 points. At the Wolves, Gorgui Deng had 22 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists, and also had 4 blocks. Shabazz Napier had 21 points and 7 assists.
The Lakers managed to beat the Detroit Pistons in Staples Center 106-99. Davis scored 24 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had 8 blocks, James had 21 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. At the Pistons, Derrick Rose had 28 points and 5 assists.