Miami Heat had a problem with shooting against Boston with only 37% and that was the main reason for the lose(101-109). Dragić(23 pts) and Butler(20 pts) couldn’t stop the Celtics where Hayward(29 pts) and Brown(25 pts) had a main word. Both teams are in the safe place in PO.
Milwaukee Bucks have set new franchise record for the points in the first half of the game scoring 88 points. They have defeated Washington Wizards without star player, Giannis Antetokounmpo(151-131). Bucks have shot 56% from the floor and Middleton had a career high 51 points. Eric Bledsoe followed him with 34 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists. On the other side, Bradley Beal had 47 points in this lose. Milwaukee Bucks are definitely on the top of the East with 8 wins ahead of second place, Toronto Raptors.
The Hornets won against the Knicks at home 97-92. Neither of teams played particularly well, but the Hornets were just enough better to get a win. Hornets had lost 8 in a row games before this win. Terry Rozier had a double-double (30 pts, 10 rbs), while for the Knicks Randle had 24, Morris finished with 23.
The Sixers got a important win at home versus the Warriors (115-104). Joel Embiid came back after missing some games because of an injury, and he recorded 24 points and 10 rebounds, while wearing number 24 on his back, as a way to honor Kobe Bryant, who recently died in a helicopter crash. Raul Neto was great for the Sixers, as he had 19 points of the bench, and was very good especially in the first half. At the Warriors, D’Angelo Russell dropped 28 points, Glenn Robinson III had 20 points.
The Pelicans really had no problems versus the Cavs in Cleveland, as they win 125-111. Jrue Holiday had a great game with 28 points and 8 assists, Ingram scored 24. Zion finished with 14 points and 9 rebounds. At the Cavs, Sexton (24 pts), Porter Jr. (21 pts of the bench) and Nance Jr. (17 pts, 11 rbs, 7 ast) kept the Cavs at respectable distance.
The Raptors coasted past the Hawks in ScotiaBank Arena (130-114). Serge Ibaka came through for the Raptors as he scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Siakam had similar statline, with just one rebounds less. VanVleet had 19 points. At the Hawks, Collins had 28 points, Reddish had 18, Young also had 18 points but with 13 assists. De’Andre Hunter finished with 15 points.
A result that nobody could’ve predicted before the start of the game just happened. The Suns demolished the Mavericks in American Airlines Center 133-104. The Suns led by as much as 39 points at one moment. They were led by Devin Booker who had 32 points and 9 assists, DeAndre Ayton was great with 31 points and 9 rebounds. At the Mavs, Dončić had 21 points, both Barea and Brunson had 15 points from the bench.
Memphis Grizzlies have beaten Denver Nuggets tonight(104-96) and with this win they are 3W ahead of SAS. Brooks(24 pts) and Valaciunas(23 pts) were the main actors in tonight’s show. Denver have shot more 3’s than 2’s and Nikola Jokić is pushing this team now because of the injuries they have on the team. Jokić(25 pts) and Grant(21 pts) were the only player with solid percentage.