Warriors' Stephen Curry makes a shot in front of Damion Lee's defense, of the Suns, during Wednesday night's NBA game.
Just five months ago, Golden State celebrated its first anniversary. He got his fourth ring in eight years and Boston hit the ground running. the knee in the Finals. Now the tables have turned and the Celtics are the best team in the NBA with eight straight wins while the Warriors, disastrous on defense, are adrift despite Stephen Curry's 50 points tonight.
Celtics 126, Hawks 101
With eight straight victories and consolidated as the team that has started the best this season, the Boston Celtics stormed Atlanta with Jaylen Brown (22 points) in front of a collective and very choral effort (seven players over 10 points).
Dominican Al Horford also did his bit with 7 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists in 27 minutes.
Trae Young (27 points and 9 assists) and Dejounte Murray (19 points) were the best of a local team that was at the mercy of the Celtics from start to finish.
Suns 130, Warriors 119
Not even with 50 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists from Stephen Curry could the Golden State Warriors defeat the Phoenix Suns at home, so the current NBA champions have a hair-raising 0-8 this season away from home.
Without Chris Paul for the fourth game in a row, the Suns exploited Golden State's shaky defense and left the ball rolling. led by Devin Booker (27 points and 9 assists), Cam Payne (29 points and 7 assists) and Mikal Bridges (on the verge of a triple-double with 23 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists).
< strong>Rockets 101, Mavericks 92
The Spanish Usman Garuba, with 12 points (5 of 5 shots from the field), 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 blocks in 22 minutes, was fundamental in the unexpected victory of the Houston Rockets against the Dallas Mavericks in which Luka Doncic did not play by rest.
Tim Hardaway Jr. (28 points) was the top scorer for some poor Mavericks in attack (30.4% in field goals) and in which the Argentine Facundo Campazzo, who he had hardly had any chances until now, he played the game. 23 minutes and contributed 3 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals.
Raptors 112, Heat 104
Like his compatriot Usman Garuba, Juancho Hernangómez also had a starring role and, in the Toronto Raptors' victory over the Miami Heat, had the best +/- record of his team with +17.
Standing out above all for his defense, the Spaniard played well. 23 minutes for the Raptors and contributed to the game. 4 rebounds, one assist and one steal.
O.G. Anunoby added 32 points and 10 rebounds for Toronto and Max Strus was the most productive for Miami with 20 points.
Knicks 106, Nuggets 103
With 34 points and 11 rebounds from Julius Randle, the New York Knicks took the victory against the Denver Nuggets who were undefeated on their court until tonight.
Without Nikola Jokic due to the coronavirus protocol, the Nuggets were led by Jamal Murray, who failed He hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to force overtime and that ended the game. with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists.
Pelicans 124, Bulls 110
The New Orleans Pelicans continue with their good feelings and this Wednesday they added their third consecutive victory by beating some Bulls in Chicago that chained their third straight loss .
DeMar DeRozan (28 points and 7 assists) led the Bulls and CJ McCollum (23 points and 8 assists) led the way. to a New Orleans quintet in which everyone had at least 10 points.
Puerto Rican José Alvarado came back. He went on to shine with the Pelicans with 13 points, 3 rebounds and an assist in 21 minutes while the Spanish Willy Hernangómez played the game. 2 minutes without leaving a mark on the stats.
Bucks 113, Cavaliers 98
The Milwaukee Bucks and the Cleveland Cavaliers met in a duel between two teams with great aspirations in the East and the victory was awarded to Giannis Antetokounmpo's team with an enormous performance by Brook López (29 points with 7 of 9 in triples). .
Darius Garland and Donovan Mitchell each added 23 points for the Cavaliers while Serge Ibaka added 23 points apiece. 9 points, 4 rebounds and an assist in 17 minutes for the Bucks.
Thunder 121, Wizards 120
A three-pointer with only one second left from an amazing Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (42 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists) gave the victory to the Oklahoma City Thunder who are serious this year and who ended the four-win streak consecutive games for the Washington Wizards.
Kristaps Porzingis (27 points and 9 rebounds) stood out in his performance. He joined the team from the American capital, which arrived in the United States. to win by 17 points before the break.
Timberwolves 126, Magic 108
Anthony Edwards (35 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists) and the Dominican -American Karl-Anthony Towns (30 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists) led the comfortable victory of the Minnesota Timberwolves in Orlando.
Bol Bol (26 points and 12 rebounds) was the most Magic standout with a dismal 9 of 35 on 3-pointers.
Pacers 125, Hornets 113
Tyrese Haliburton (22 points and 11 assists) led the game. He beat the Indiana Pacers in their home win against the Charlotte Hornets who have only won one of their last ten games.
LaMelo Ball (26 points and 6 assists) was the standout of the team. Hornets.