Detroit Pistons hosted Cleveland Calaliers and in OT they lost(112-115). Drummond with another great game(28 points, 23 rebounds) and aslo need to mention Derrick Rose and his 27 points for 36 minutes on the floor. The biggest surprise was Tristan Thompson who had career high 35(75% fg) points and 14 rebounds. Garland with 20 points and Sexton with 19 points help in OT to secure the victory.
Even without Embiid, 76ers didn’t have problems with Celtics(109-98). Richardson led them in scoring with 29 points and 7 assists. Simmons(19 points) and Horford(17 points) did their jobs well and they deserved the win. Walker(26 points) and Smart(24 points) had a good night and tried. Tatum, Hayward and Brown combined for 29 points(10-36 shooting).
Portland Trail Blazers couldn’t find the way to win against Minnesota Timberwolves(116-102). Still without KAT but no problem, Andrew Wiggins scored 23 points and also had 8 assists. Damian Lillard with 20 points and 8 assists couldn’t do enough for the win. Blazers are struggling really hard in the fights for the PO.
Oklahoma City Thunder showed Houston Rockets how a rebuilding team can play(113-92). Gallinari with 23 points and Shai with 20 points stopped Russ and Harden really hard. Russ is welcomed home great, still the fans love him and the dropped on his former team 34 points. Both team are in the PO with their present records.