the greek Giannis Antetokounmpo stopped star LeBron James in his tracks and with 44 points and 14 rebounds this Tuesday he led his Milwaukee Bucks
the greek Giannis Antetokounmpo stopped star LeBron James in his tracks and with 44 points and 14 rebounds this Tuesday he led his Milwaukee Bucks in a victory over the Lakers 131-116 in the NBA, while Davin Booker with 35 helped the Suns defeat the Philadelphia Sixers.
Giannis was phenomenal on the day to give the champion Bucks the important victory against LeBron’s Lakers, who showed off with 27 points.
the eaves Khris Middleton seconded the Greek with 21 cardsfollowed by Jrue Holiday with 15 points and 10 assists.
For the Angelenos they also highlighted the star Russell Westbrook with 10 points and 10 sacksfollowed by center Anthony Davis with 22 and nine rebounds.
– Booker beats Embiid –
Previously, in Philadelphia, andGuard Booker scored 35 points and veteran point guard Chris Paul had 16 points and 12 assists to guide the Phoenix Suns to a 114-109 win over the Philadelphia 76ers for the West team’s 44th win of the season.
The Suns recovered from a 14-point deficit to win for the 14th time in the last 15 games, raising their record to 44-10.
Booker overcame the personal duel against Cameroonian star Joel Embiid, who overflowed with 34 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers.
Embiid posted his fifth straight game of 25 points and 10 reboundsthe longest streak in the NBA in the past two seasons and the longest for a Sixers player since he himself had six in a row in the 2018-2019 campaign.
The organizer Paul freed the Suns from a back-and-forth second half on the scoreboard when he made one of two free throws for a 100-99 lead.
Then, the Sixers lost control of a defensive rebound and Paul quickly got the ball back and hit a 3-pointer.
The Suns continued to make free throws. (22 of 24 overall) to hold the lead, and Paul hit a shot from distance for a 110-104 lead, a lead that held until the end.
For the Suns, Mikal Bridges had 23 points and Jae Crowder finished with 14 rebounds. The Suns missed all seven of their three-pointers in the third quarter, but still improved to 18-3 against the Eastern Conference team.
– Boston beats Brooklyn –
In New York, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart each scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics recorded their sixth victory in a row by overwhelming the Brooklyn Nets 126-91, who played without any of their stars.
Without the stars Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving, lThe Nets were not competitive and conceded their ninth loss consecutive.
B.oston came out aggressive and quickly jumped out to a 28-2 lead to achieve a triumph that was never in doubt.
Harden missed his third straight game because of left hamstring strain. Durant remains out with a sprained knee ligament and Irving is not yet eligible to play at home because he is not vaccinated against the coronavirus, he can only play on the road.
Jayson Tatum contributed 19 points to the victory while the Celtics continued their hot streak and moved past the Nets for seventh place in the Eastern Conference.
The Nets were considered the favorites to win. the East with their Big Three, but they have lost 10 of 12 since Durant was injured in mid-January. They just got back from a trip five winless games for the Weste, which ended with back-to-back blowouts in Utah and Denver also without Harden.
A layup by Blake Griffin put the Nets on the board early, but the Celtics responded with a 14-0 run that made it 28-2.
The Celtics’ lead in the first half peaked at 67-39 with a triple by Smart, and closed 69-43 at halftime.
Smart totaled six 3-pointers and Brown finished with nine assists and seven rebounds.