Golden State Warriors didn’t have a chance beating the Rockets(105-135). Wiggins(22 pts) and Poole(19 pts) are now on the bottom of the league with the worst record. Both Harden(29 pts) and Westbrook(21 pts) recorded double double with 10 assists.
The Hawks won against the Heat 129-124 and revenged for their loss earlier this season. Trae Young was incredible with 50 points, and he became 4th youngest player to score 50 points in a game. Hunter and Huerter had 17 points each to help Trae. At the Heat, Adebayo had a monster game, with 28 points, 19 rebounds and 7 assists. Dragić had 19 points of the bench.
After a long pause, it was time for the All-Star break, Detroit Pistons hosted the team with the best record in the league, Milwaukee Bucks. Detroit Pistons before the deadline have traded their franchise center, Andre Drummond to Cleveland Calaliers for roll players in their late 20’s. Milwaukee Bucks have started with a win after the All-Star break, defeated Pistons by 20 points(106-126). Wood(18 pts, 11 rebs) and Brown(16 pts, 10 rebs, 7 ast) couldn’t even be a problem for Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading them with 33 points and 18 rebounds while their second option, Middleton scored 28 points.
Chicago Bulls couldn’t beat Charlotte Hornets(96-106). Both team now have 19 wins and will try to make the PO. Young(22 pts, 11 rebs) and LaVine(19 pts, 7 rebs, 7 ast) can’t do all by themselves. Monk is breaking his shell this season, 25 points for him tonight from the bench.
The Kings got very important win at home against the Grizzlies (129-124) as they are still fighting for that playoff spot. Harrison Barnes went off for 32 points, Fox had 26 points, Hield had 20 points off the bench. At the Grizzlies, Melton had 24 points, Morant had 19 points, JJJ finished with 16.
The Sixers and the Nets battled out in Wells Fargo Center, and home team came out on top with a 112-104 win. Ben Simmons did not play, but Embiid was great with 39 points and 16 rebounds, Harris had 22 points, Burks finished with 19 points off the bench. Levert had 25 points for the Nets, Dinwiddie had 22 points and 8 assists. Irving didn’t play, as he will miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury.