Karl-Anthony Towns (32 ), of Minnesota, throws in front of the defense of Myles Turner (33), of the Pacers, in the first half of Wednesday's NBA game.
In a powerful duel of MVP contenders between Jayson Tatum and Luka Doncic, the Boston Celtics prevailed this Wednesday in which the Sacramento Kings and the Indiana Pacers, who came from a solid winning streak, fell to Atlanta Hawks and Minnesota Timberwolves, respectively.
Celtics 125, Mavericks 112
Jayson Tatum (37 points and 13 rebounds) and Jaylen Brown (31 points) they shook hands to defeat the Dallas Mavericks of a great Luka Doncic (very close to the triple-double with 42 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists).
The Dominican Al Horford achieved the goal. 14 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and a block in 35 minutes for the Boston Celtics while Argentine Facundo Campazzo played the game. 2 minutes in the Mavericks and contributed to the game.
Hawks 115, Kings 106
After seven straight victories, something they hadn't achieved since 2004, the Sacramento Kings fell to a few Atlanta Hawks who dominated this game from start to finish thanks to Trae Young (35 points and 7 assists).
Malik Monk was the most outstanding player for Sacramento with 27 points.
Timberwolves 115, Pacers 101
Others who also saw their winning streak broken were the Indiana Pacers, who lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves after a five-game winning streak.
The joy changed for me. so from the neighborhood since now it is the Wolves who have accumulated five games won in a row.
The Dominican-American Karl-Anthony Towns brushed against the wall. the triple-double (23 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists) while the Pacers were guided by Myles Turner (31 points and 7 rebounds).
Nuggets 131, Thunder 126
Until overtime and with a stellar Nikola Jokic (39 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists) it was the Denver Nugetts to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and thus climb the league table. moved up to second in the West.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander continued to play. with his enormous season in the Thunder and added & oacute; 31 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists.
Bulls 118, Bucks 113
A 3-pointer by Coby White and another by Nikola Vucevic, both in the last minute, gave the Chicago Bulls a valuable victory on their visit to Milwaukee just after defeating the Boston Celtics in their previous meeting. /p>
Giannis Anteokounmpo got the job done. 36 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists, but DeMar DeRozan responded with a slam dunk. The Greek was in the Bulls with 36 points and 8 assists.
The Spanish Serge Ibaka had no minutes in the Bucks.
Warriors 124, Clippers 107
The Golden State Warriors showed no mercy to a Clippers without Kawhi Leonard and Paul George and easily scored the win thanks to 31 points from Andrew Wiggins.
Marcus Morris (19 points) highlighted his performance. He was a Clippers who had come to San Francisco with three straight wins.
Heat 113, Wizards 105
The Miami Heat rebounded after losing four straight games and beat the Kyle Lowry-driven Washington Wizards with 28 points.
Kyle Kuzma was Washington's leading scorer with 33 points despite his lousy 2 of 13 on 3s.
Nets 112, Raptors 98
Kyrie Irving fell silent. He beat the Toronto Raptors with 29 points (26 of them in the second half) in a game in which the Spanish Juancho Hernangómez managed to score. his first double-double with the Canadian team (10 points, 10 rebounds and 3 steals in 33 minutes).
Gary Trent Jr., with 19 points, was the benchmark for the Raptors.
Hornets 107, Sixers 101
The Sixers blamed the effort Tuesday, when they beat the Brooklyn Nets in Ben Simmons' homecoming game to Philadelphia, and this Wednesday. Wednesday they lost to the Charlotte Hornets led by Terry Rozier (22 points and 6 assists).
Without Joel Embiid, James Harden and Tyrese Maxey through injury, Shake Milton took the lead. He took the reins for the Sixers with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists in a game in which neither team reached the top. 30% on 3-pointers.
Cavaliers 114, Blazers 96
With four consecutive losses, the Portland Trail Blazers have lost much of their drive in the first weeks of the season and this Wednesday they took the knee against the Cleveland Cavaliers led by Donovan Mitchell (34 points) and who, in turn, they have four wins in a row.
Jusuf Nurkic (22 points and 6 rebounds) led the way. to some Blazers in which Damian Lillard is still injured.
Pelicans 129, Spurs 110
The San Antonio Spurs, who have already played six games, are not raising their heads either lost in a row after being defeated by Zion Williamson's New Orleans Pelicans (32 points and 11 rebounds).
Puerto Rican José; Alvarado added 5 points, 3 rebounds, 9 assists, and 3 steals in 30 minutes for the Pelicans while the Spanish Willy Hernangómez contributed a lot of support. 3 points and a rebound in 5 minutes.
The top scorer for the Spurs was Devin Vassell (26 points and 8 assists).
Pistons 125, Jazz 116
Bojan Bogdanovic, with 23 points, shone brightly. in his return to Utah for the Detroit Pistons to upset the Jazz by going 12 of 24 on 3-pointers.
Malik Beasley led & oacute; the locals with 29 points.