The Nets and Lakers come a long way

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The Nets and Lakers come a long way

Brooklyn and the Lakers, badly embarked, overthrew the Knicks of Evan Fournier and the Jazz of Rudy Gobert on Wednesday. In the clash between Golden State and Denver, Marcus Morris crucified the Warriors at the buzzer. After nine straight wins, Boston fell, at home against Detroit.

Stunning Brooklyn and Los Angeles. The Nets, who had ended a series of eleven defeats in a row two days earlier, like the Lakers, however deprived in the first half of Anthony Davis, victim of a sprained right ankle (the All Star could nevertheless find the floors very quickly), came back from afar on Wednesday, at Madison Square Garden against New York for the first and at home against Utah for the second. Brooklyn was thus at one point 28 points behind Evan Fournier (16 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists) and his teammates before reversing the situation at the end of the match thanks in particular to his rookie replacement Cam Thomas (21 points) , author of 16 points in the last quarter, and his rookie Seth Curry (20 points). The Lakers were less afraid against the Jazz and a Rudy Gobert in poor form (5 points, 11 rebounds, 3 blocks).

End of series for Boston

The Californians nevertheless found themselves led by twelve points by their evening opponents before LeBron James (33 points), author of 15 points in the last quarter and four baskets in a row, including one at long distance against Gobert , allow his team to avoid a fourth consecutive defeat. Denver, for its part, lined up a third victory, on the floor of Golden State. But the Nuggets and a still monstrous Nikola Jokic (35 points, 17 rebounds, 8 assists) had to wait for the very last possession to crucify the Warriors at the buzzer, on a three-point shot from Monte Morris (13 points in this part). It is also on the wire that Detroit, which remained on eight defeats, has brought down the best team of the moment Boston while the Celtics, beaten at home on Wednesday, had not lost for nine games.

BASKETBALL – NBA / REGULAR SEASON
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Orlando Magic- Atlanta Hawks : 109 – 130
Boston Celtics- Detroit Pistons : 111 – 112
>>> Killian Hayes (DET) stats: 18 minutes, 4 points (2 of 6 on shots), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 interception, 2 drop balls, 3 fouls
Indiana Pacers – Washington Wizards: 113 – 108
New York Knicks- Brooklyn Nets : 106 – 111
>>> Evan Fournier (NYK) stats: 31 minutes, 16 points (6 of 17 on shots, including 4 of 12 on three-pointers), 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block, 1 interception, 1 drop ball
Chicago Bulls – Sacramento Kings: 125 – 118
Memphis Grizzlies- Portland Trail Blazers : 119 – 123
Minnesota Timberwolves- Toronto Raptors : 91 – 103
Oklahoma City Thunder- San Antonio Spurs : 106 – 114
>>> Stats of Théo Maledon (OKC): 29 minutes, 22 points (6 of 14 on shots, including 2 of 5 at three points), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 2 lost balls, 2 fouls
Phoenix Suns – Houston Rockets: 124 – 121
Golden State Warriors- Denver Nuggets : 116 – 117
Los Angeles Lakers – Utah Jazz: 106 – 101
>>> Rudy Gobert’s stats (UTA): 28 minutes, 5 points (2 of 3 on shots), 11 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 lost balls, 3 fouls

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