Another great night of part in the NBA with four challenges played for the regular season 2022-2023where there was no lack of great plays and emotions. The Orlando Magic of our Paolo Banchero also took the field, challenging the Oklahoma City Thunder. So let’s briefly summarize what happened overseas.
Home defeat for the Brooklyn Nets against the Chicago Bulls for 99-108, led on the bench byAssistant Coach Jacque Vaughn after the dismissal of Steve Nash (his replacement should be made official soon). The franchise of the well-known New York district seems to start the match well with a first quarter from 27-25, closing the second half six points ahead (58-52). In the second half, the Nets continue to maintain a good margin on their opponents, also touching +12 (68-56) and remaining in front of the third siren with the Bulls coming back to -3 (80-77). In the last fraction Chicago completes the work by putting the arrow, with the hosts who are unable to contain the guest reaction by capitulating with a score of 99-116 at the Barclays Center. Zach LaVine scores 29 points, along with DeMar DeRozan’s 20 and Nikola Vucevic’s 15 rebounds. Kevin Durant touches the double double with 32 points and 9 rebounds, while Royce O’Neale scores 20 points.
The Miami Heat also win in front of their audience, defeating the reigning champions of the Golden State Warriors with a score of 116-109 at the FTX Arena. Miami starts strong in the first quarter, stroking the double-digit margin already at the first siren (33-24). In the second half Golden State manages to mend the tear up to -1 (55-54), but it is still the Heat who close in front at 58-54 before the long break. The Californians, however, come out better from the locker room, reversing the game in their favor by taking the lead at the third siren (86-94). In the last quarter, however, the Florida team tries all out, and pushed by the home crowd manages to find the decisive paw to fill the gap by winning the challenge for 116-109. Jimmy Bulter turns out to be decisive with his 23 points and 8 assists, along with 24 points from Max Strus. For the Warriors, the triple double of a never tamed Steph Curry (23 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists) is not enough.
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Almost similar score that gained in the match between Oklahoma City Thunder and Orlando Magic (116-108). After a balanced first half (32-33 in the first quarter and 63-66 at the second siren), the guests engage the high gears and run away in the second half up to +15 as the maximum advantage (71-86). Oklahoma City does not break up and tries to get back into the game, closing down by only three points after 36 ‘(85-88). THE Magic keep the leadership until the middle of the decisive quarter (93-104)when i Thunder they resume grinding the game and the points reversing the inertia in his favor to go on to win at 116-108. The star of the evening is Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with his 34 points, while Orlando’s double doubles scored by Wendell Carter Jr. (30 points and 12 rebounds) and Bol Bol (13-12 in the same statistical items) were not enough. . Our Paolo Banchero closes in double figures (15 points), who in 37 ‘abundant on the parquet also collects 8 rebounds.
In the game that closed the NBA night, the Phoenix Suns beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-107 and remain in the lead in the Western Conference. The vice-champions of 2020-2021 immediately take the lead after 12 ‘(24-20), keeping the margin also in the second quarter (54-47). In the third fraction the Arizona team spreads and also flies to +17 (79-62), with the Timberwolves unable to stay in the wake before the last short break (84-73). In the final quarter the guests have a jolt of pride, making the passive less heavy and closing down in double figures on 116-107 with which Phoenix makes the Footprint Center audience cheer. Cameron Johnson scores 29 points, while the eternal Chris Paul scores a double double of 15 points and 12 assists. Among the ranks of Minnesota, however, 24 points equally divided between Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards.
THE RESULTS OF THE NBA NIGHT
Brooklyn Nets-Chicago Bulls 99-108CopyAMP code.
Miami Heat-Golden State Warriors 116-109
Oklahoma City Thunder-Orlando Magic 116-108
Phoenix Suns-Minnesota Timberwolves 116-107