With a “triple” Jokic, the Nuggets destroyed the Rockets – the Lakers broke through the Pistons


Sweepers, in another game of theirsand with Nikola Jokic impressing with his 112th triple double of his career and seventh of the season, the Nuggets beat the Rockets 134-124 in Denver.

The Serbian center finished the game with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists in 33 minutes of participation, while the return of Jamal Murray also proved to be important.

The Canadian guard, in 22 minutes of participation, had 16 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. For the Rockets Jalen Green stood out with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists, while Alperen Sengun also had a good match with 22 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists.

With Zion Williamson scoring 33 points (8 rebounds and 6 assists), the Pelicans beat the Sixers, who played without Joel Embiid, 124-114 in New Orleans.

Embiid was out with a virus and his absence was evident for Philadelphia, which fought as hard as it could, but the home team had a great night with the No. 1 draft pick in 2019. Tyrese Maxey stood out for the visitors, who had 33 points and 3 assist to his credit.

The Pistons were blown away by the Lakersafter the very heavy defeat by the Sixers with a difference of 44 points, as they won 133-107 in Detroit.

Los Angeles didn’t leave any room to react to the hosts, with D’Angelo Russell scoring 35 points (4 rebounds and 9 assists), Anthony Davis had a double-double with 28 points and 16 rebounds (plus 4 assists) and LeBron James finished the game with 25 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Leading the way for the Pistons was Cade Cunningham.

After four consecutive defeats, the Grizzlies are back to winning ways, beating the Jazz 105-91 at FedExForum. Memphis set the stage for its victory in the second twelve minutes, putting on a tremendous performance with a partial score of 36-17.

Leading for the “bears” was Jaren Jackson Jr with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 6 blocks, Desmond Bane followed him with 17 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists.

For Utah, the one who stood out was John Collis with 17 points and 4 rebounds, Simone Fontecchio finished the match with 12 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists in 25 minutes.

A big derby took place at dawn in Torontowith the Raptors being the big winners and beating the Suns 112-105.

The last few minutes were a thrillerwith the “dinosaurs” having a decisive basket from Dennis Schroeder and two accurate shots from Scotty Barnes, in the last minute of the match, getting an important victory for the NBA regular season.

Scotty Barnes finished with 23 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists, while Kevin Durant stood out for the visitors with 30 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists.

NBA results in detail

Pistons-Lakers 107-133

Magic-Wizards 139-120

Raptors-Suns 112-105

Grizzlies-Jazz 105-91

Pelicans-Sixers 124-114

Nuggets-Rockets 134-124

Kings-Clippers Ongoing

Source: Sport Fm

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