Nikola in the win over Washington had five rebounds and three assists. Great stocks last Stefa Kari brought a new triumph for Golden State. San Antonio won the derby Western Oklahoma
From the Serbian representative in the night between Saturday and Sunday on the court was only Nikola Jokic. Serbian basketball player, unlike in previous matches, this was not košgeterski mood. He was in the starting lineup, but in 16 minutes the game was not made by a single shot off toward the basket, but the had five rebounds, three assists, and four fouls. However, it is good to replace Jusuf Nurkić who with 17 points and had four rebounds, but the credit for the triumph of the most belonging to Dee Jay Agustin who was next added 17 points and 10 assists.
– We are in big trouble. By the end of the season remaining 17 matches and we have to play them almost flawlessly to get through the playoffs – said John Wall, which ended the match with a double-double učinkomod 19 points and 11 successful passes.
Warriors do not stop. They continued with a series of victories and the most recent “victim” was Phoenix (123: 116). However, not so easy to reach the 48th consecutive victory on home court. At the end of the third quarter had ten points behind (82:92), but then Stef Kari took things into their own hands, in the last section gave 15 of 35 points and brought a new triumph for his team. It should be added that the team played without the help of Andrea Iguoadale who was injured against Portland on Friday.
– It’s a big loss for us, but we have a “depth” of the team and players who are ready to replace it – Steve Kerr said, adding that the rest Andre minimum two weeks in order to be completely ready for the playoffs.
Derbi of the West was annexed to San Antonio. Spurs have recorded 41 consecutive victory at home beating Oklahoma (93-85). It is also the third longest streak in NBA history. The last time they lost in front of their fans in March last year.
A sword against the Thunder is solved in the last four minutes when the hosts were unable to find their way to the basket, while Kavaj Lenard (26, 7r) and LaMarcus Aldridge (24, 9r) to know that punishment. Although he was the most effective with 28 points, Kevin Durant was not overly shooting mood after he hit only 11 of 25 shots and missed all five triples.
– We are a modest club. We just want to be better from game to game and we do not care who we play. Our goal is to be energetic on the court and play good defense – a clear Lenard.
Serbian center Boban Marjanovic did not play.
The most interesting match was played in Toronto, Canada where he only beat Miami in overtime (112: 104). The home team was better for most of the match, but the trio Deng three seconds before the end of the regular equalized and took the sword in overtime (97:97).
Uncertainty lasted until the middle of overtime, when the Raptors ‘tightened’ defense and a series of 10: 3 rescued the winner. Great credit goes to DeMar Derozenu who had a double-double of 38 points and 10 rebounds.
– I’m not completely satisfied, I missed three free throws pisses me off, but it was fun and I’m happy for the victory – concluded Derozen.
Dallas – Indiana 105: 112
Charlotte – Houston 125: 109
Philadelphia – Detroit 111: 125
Toronto – Miami 112 104 *
Atlanta – Memphis 95:83
Milwaukee – New Orleans 103: 92
San Antonio – Oklahoma 93-85
Denver – Washington 116 100
Golden State Warriors – Phoenix Suns 123: 116
Portland – Orlando 121: 84