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The Phoenix Suns won an entertaining battle between the two best teams in the NBA, while Kevin Durant returned midweek.Booker posted 35 points, while Paul finished with 29 points as the high-flying Suns moved to within a game of the best record in the league on Wednesday.
The Dallas Mavericks celebrated success after five bankruptcies from recent seven games. At the 127: 117 victory against the Detroit Pistons, the defense convinces above all. The partly stuttering offensive prevents at the end but a blowout.Dallas Mavericks (31-26) - Detroit Pistons (18-41) 127: 117 ( )
Before our own audience, the Texans have been waiting for four games on a victory, this blemished Dallas with an end to the end, but also Little glamorous success against the pistons. Once again Luka Doncic introduced his team, with 30 points (10/22 FG), 10 rebounds and 9 assists flirted the Slovene with a triple double.
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Kristaps Porzingis headed 19 points and 7 rebounds, but also collected his sixth foul shortly before the end and had to go to the bank prematurely. Heavily was once again the appearance of Jalen Brunson, which contributed 20 points (8/12 FG) and 5 assists from the bank. Tim Hardaway Jr. (15, 6/13 FG), Josh Richardson (12) and Dorian Finney-Smith (11) came to a double-digit dot yield.
A bitter evening experienced MaMi Kleber. The German moved from the starting Five to the bank and after 14 minutes of opening time had to finish his working day again. When he moved an offensive foul in the first half, he landed unhappy on his back, which then prepared problems. In the second half he was no longer used, but could be treated. More detailed details on the violation do not exist so far, a first X-ray examination was probably negative.
Next defeat for Theis - glue is missing injured
National player Daniel Theis has experienced a heavy disappointment with the Chicago Bulls in Basketball Profiliga NBA. © Provided by sport1.de Next defeat for Theis - glue missing international Daniel Theis has experienced a heavy disappointment with the Chicago Bulls in the Basketball Profiliga NBA. At Unesota Timberwolves, the team contributed around the German Center with 117: 121, for the six-time champion Chicago, it was the second defeat in a row.
For the guests from Detroit, the defeat now also represented the fifth bankruptcy of seven games, which could not prevent Jerami Grant. Although the forward became the most diligent point collector of its colors (26, 9/16 FG), but played only 27 minutes due to foul problems. Cory Joseph instead took on a part of the scoring load (24) while Mason Plumlee went on a double double (13 and 16 rebounds, 7 assists).MAVs: Zone Defense Makes the difference
MAVS coach Rick Carlisle reacted to the enriched bankruptcy in recent games with a small adaptation in its starting five. Instead of glue, Dwight Powell was allowed to ran from the beginning, the Big one should supply more energy -.
The energy was offensively felt in the initial minutes - but on both sides. Both teams caught a good start and each met four threesters in the initial minutes. With the bank players, the MAVS engine first stammered something, Detroit sat down at +8, first and foremost thanks to Grant (15 in the first quarter). The pistons met 64 percent out of the field in the first passage, Doncic kept the householders in the game (33:36).
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While the top game in the east went to Philadelphia, Dallas Mavericks in Memphis celebrated a backless Luka Doncic. © Getty Images Matchwinner with the final siren: Luka Doncic can be celebrated. The Philadelphia 76ers came a step closer to the crown in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday (local time). The Coach Doc Rivers team prevailed in the top game between the first and second with 123: 117 against the Brooklyn Nets.
A zone defense helped the MAV to slightly more defensive stability in the second quarter. Since even Grant had to watch foul problems for a long time, Dallas could keep the guests in this section for only 22 counters. On the opposite side, Brunson made for a furore, ultimately madeDallas Mavericks Miss Early Decision followed by a Porzingis threesome the lid to a 16: 6-run of the households at the end of the first half (67:58 MAVs).
Already about 30 seconds after the reverse change Grant conceded his fourth foul and had to go from the parquet again. Really, the MAVs could not use the lack of the best pistons scorer but not. Instead, the guests remained, among other things, thanks to 6 thanks 6 thanks in the third round in beat distance, Dallas had at least 100: 90 in the final portion.
The initial minutes of the fourth quarter but then belonged completely to the MAVs. After an Alley Oop Anpay of Doncic, who drew the attention of the defense on himself and served the solitary Willie Cauley stone, the MAVs moved to 15 points. For Detroit hardly any more things ran in this phase, especially for Grant, who was initially unsuccessful in search of his rhythm after his foul problems.
, however, now the MAVS offense had more likely to fight with problems. Instead of making nails with heads early, Dallas brought only 2 points on the scoreboard over a period of over four minutes. A Steal Plus FastBreak Dunk of Porzingis brought Dallas back two-digit front, then Hardaway Jr. and Finney-Smith from Downtown. That was the decision.
NBA leaders Jazz upstaged as Knicks and Wizards have streaks snapped .
The Utah Jazz went down to the Minnesota Timberwolves, while the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards crashed back down to earth.Utah, who lost 101-96 to the Timberwolves on Saturday, led 104-103 with 6.4 seconds remaining on the road in Minneapolis.