In a battle between two All-Star guards, Trae Young and Ben Simmons, sophmore took a win with his Hawks against the Sixers (127-117). Trae had a great game, as he scored 39 points and had career-high 18 assists. John Collins provided huge help, as he had 17 points and 20 rebounds. Hunter, Jones, Carter, Reddish and Huerter were all in double-digits. At the Sixers, Ben had 31 points, Shake Milton was outstanding with 27 points, Embiid and Harris had 21 points each.
Los Angeles Clippers have lost from Sacramento Kings(103-124) and they have disappeared everyone in the arena with poor second quarter(14-36). Lou and Montrezl combined for 43 points of the bench and proved that they are the best bench players in the league. Fox had a career high 34 points and aslo recorded 8 assists while shooting 54%. Hield with 19 points fits perfectly as a bench player and Bogdan who took his starting spot had 15 points with 5/6 fg.
Boston Celtics got another win, tonight Golden State Warriors have fallen(119-104). Hayward(25 pts), Smart(21 pts) and Tatum(20 pts) contributed the most to this victory. Russell with 22 points and Burks with 20 points stood up the most from Warriors’ team.
Washington Wizards have no problems dealing with Charlotte Hornets(121-107). Beal with another all around game didn’t surprise us(34/9/9) and Bryant with 21 points led the bench in scoring. Bridges(23 points) and Rozier(21 points) are still young and unexperienced, will develop with time.
The Cleveland Cavaliers hosted the Toronto Raptors and lost 115-109. The game was closer than expected, but the Raptors managed to keep the lead in final minutes. Serge Ibaka was great with 26 points, All-Star guard Kyle Lowry had 23, Raptors’ All-Star forwars Pascal Siakam scored 19. At the Cavaliers, Sexton and Love had 23 points both, Garland was solid with 16 points and 8 assists.
In great game between the Nuggets and the Jazz, Colorado team took the win in Denver (106-100). This was a very close game, but the Nuggets were much better in the 4th quarter and took the win. Nikola Jokić had 28 points, of which 13 came in 4th quarter, and 10 assists, Barton was good with 18 points. At the Jazz, Jordan Clarkson had 37 points, 1st time All-Star Rudy Gobert finished with 21 points and 11 boards.