Philadelphia won the cracker against Brooklyn in the NBA on Wednesday. The Sixers took it with 123-117 and are only in the lead in the Eastern Conference after the victory.
Joel Embiid was the big star in the winning camp with 39 points, Tobias Harris accounted for 26 points. At Brooklyn, spearheads James Harden and Kevin Durant were missing, which put a lot of pressure on the shoulders of Kylie Irving. He played strong and scored 37 points, but could not prevent his team from losing.
In the standings, Philadelphia is in the lead with 38 wins against seventeen defeats. The Nets (37/18) follow as runner-up.
Golden State won big against Oklahoma City (147-109). Stephen Curry had a very large share of the profit with 42 points. Draymond Green also contributed with a triple double (12 points, 10 rebounds and 16 assists). Darius Bazley was in the spotlight at Oklahoma with 22 points.
But the action of the day came from Luca Doncic. The Slovenian scored ‘at the buzzer’ a vital two-point player that allowed his Dallas to end the match in Memphis victorious: 113-114.
“I was also surprised that the ball fell in,” Doncic grinned afterwards. “There was some luck involved. Sometimes that ball falls in, but often you also miss such shots. ”
(Belgian / GVDL)