It would have been an unusual night for the NBA. Only four games on the docket, and there were plenty of big names injured, especially on the TNT roster, as inactive players included Joel Embiid, James Harden, Therese Maxi, LeBron James, and Chris Paul.
But Ben Simmons played well in his return to Philly despite the A.J SixExpress The win and pushed Pat Beef 7 feet in the back, which was enough to give TNT all the juice they needed on their roster. There were plenty of intrigues in the two non-TNT based games:
Philly laughs for the first time against Ben Simmons, Nets win 115-106
Credit where credit is due Ben actually stuffed the stat sheet #11/7/11/3/3 into a building where he is I thought the boos would be louder. But the nets are so foul on defense that the Sixers – despite losing their top three players – shoot 43.4% from the floor and 50% from depth.
The Kings beat the Grizzlies 113-109 to extend their winning streak
Quietly putting together one of the NBA’s best quarterbacks, De’Aaron Fox went 32/8/6 with four steals in their seventh straight win, Longest streak since 2004. During the series, Mike Brown’s team (10-6 overall) won by an average of 11.7 points per game, and they now sit in third place in the West, just half a game out of first place.
Ja Morant has missed two of his last four games, but looked stellar in this game, totaling 34/7/6 on 12-21 shooting. It was only the third game of the season for Jaren Jackson Jr., and he also played well, finishing with 22 points (8-14) and 5 blocks, but now he’s four downs in his last five games for Memphis (10-8). Inclusive).
Detroit sans kid pulls close to the W in Denver, 110-108
It was a big night for the ex Nix As Alec Burks (21) and Kevin Knox (17) both Detroiters have plenty of juice on the bench. Killian Hayes, who started in place of Kid Cunningham, tied for a season-high nine assists to pair with his nine points.
Denver trailed by 13 in the fourth minute, but narrowed the lead to one point with two different points in the last two-and-a-half minutes. The Joker scored eight points in the final three minutes en route to the night of 9/31/10, but couldn’t complete the comeback of the Nuggets, who can’t seem to rise to the top of the West.
Patrick Beverley can’t help himself as the Suns beat him Lakers115-105
Chris Paul wasn’t playing for the seventh game in a row, so Patrick Beverley had to find a new target in Phoenix. Deender Eaton He introduced himself Like that guy when he stood on top of Austin Reeves after a flagrant foul by Devin Booker on Reaves. In a way, this Phoenix physical examination was the dirtiest of the bunch Famous check in the history of the NBA When Robert Horry shoved Steve Nash onto the boards at the end of a playoff. given him Long history of physical contactWe were expecting Beverly to be suspended in this latest installment.
booker, Remember what happened in the Suns-Clippers series a few years agoHe had bold words for Chris Haynes after the game:
The Suns have won 11 straight games against the Lakers since Game 3 of the first round of the 2021 playoffs, which is where this moment was born:
Oh, and Anthony Davis had 37 points, 21 rebounds and five blocks in the loss. Kind of reminiscent of his dominant match-losing efforts from his early days in New Orleans. Does the commercial order come after AD?