Bench players are playing better than starters for Wizards, Luka is still young for the ‘King’

Washington Wizards have recorded their 13th victory against Atlanta Hawks who are on the bottom of the East(111-101). Even without their stars, McRae stood up as a player who can put 25 points some nights, dropped tonight 29 points in 36 minutes. Trae Young with 19 points and none made three couldn’t handle all the things that happens.

Brooklyn Nets have won against Miami Heat(117-113). 26 points and 14 assists of Spencer Dinwiddie was enough for a close game and victory at home. Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo combined for 55 points and 15 rebounds and Dragić of the bench added 17 points wasn’t enough for the win. Everything was decided in the last quarter where Brooklyn took a lead in the last minute and won.

With great game from LaVine where he scored 43 points, Bulls couldn’t handle already weakened Indiana Pacers(105-116). Coby White performance was great, 23 points for the young rookie. Myles Turner had outstanding game, maybe the best game this season with 27 points and 14 rebounds. Warren with 17 points and the youngest of the Holiday brothers, Aaron scored 19 points and had 7 assists.

Memphis Grizzlies surprised a lot SAS who have beaten both Celtics and Bucks in the past, Jackson Jr led Grizzlies to this win(134-121) with   24 points. Morant and Brooks both had 22 points each but Ja recorded 14 assists. DeRozan with a best game this season(39/9/9) couldn’t do all by himself. Memphis took a last place in the PO tonight from SAS.

Phoenix Suns still are hoping to get into the PO this year. Tonight their opponent was Orlando Magic who was close to win but Booker secured this win(98-94) with 24 points, Oubre with 22 points and Rubio with 11/7/10. Fournier dropped 28 points and Vučević and Ross had 18.

Utah Jazz are continuing their winning streak against Charlotte Hornets(109-92). After the trade for Clarkson, they haven’t lost a game. That same Clarkson scored 20 points. Scary Terry had 23 points, everyone have underestimated him but he deserved that contract he signed with off season.

LAC with have problems dealing with GSW(109-100). PG was resting and Kawhi dropped 36 points and had 9 rebounds. Williams had 21 points and Beverly was near triple double(12/11/9). Spellman and Robinson III had each 17 points.

The New Orleans Pelicans beat the New York Knicks 123-111. The Pelicans had a good game, especially the young guys. Brandon Ingram scored 28 points and 9 assists, Hayes had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Lonzo Ball scored 15 points and dished out 11 assists. At the Knicks, Taj Gibson scored 19 points, RJ had 16.

The Lakers easily dealt with the Mavericks in Dallas (129-114) even without Anthony Davis. Luka had a bad night considering his standards, as he had 25 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists, but also 6 turnovers and shot 42% from the field. Tim Hardaway JR. had 22 points. At the Lakers, LeBron had one of his better games of the season, as he scored 35 points, 16 rebounds and 7 assists. Kuzma was also excellent with 26 points, of which 21 came in the first half.

The Milwaukee Bucks blew out the Sacramento Kings in Sac-Town 127-106. The Kings really stood no chance, but D’Aaron Fox played good, as he had 19 points, 10 assists and 9 rebounds, Barnes also had 19 points. At the Bucks, Khris Middleton had 27 points and 11 rebounds, Bledsoe had 24 points.