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stumble of Nets and victories of Lakers and Celtics in a new day

The NBA had a Wednesday full of wins for lower-tier teams, but also marked by the Nets' loss to the Kings.


The had a Wednesday full of wins for lower-tier teams, but also marked by the Nets’ loss to the Kings.

The Brooklyn Nets crashed this Wednesday with their sixth straight loss, on a day of NBA in which the Los Angeles won without LeBron James and teams with good feelings, like the Philadelphia 76ers or the Dallas Mavericks, fell unexpectedly.

New Nets stumble

The Brooklyn Nets were shipwrecked in the last quarter (29-15) and allowed their game to come back against the Sacramento Kingswho came in a ruinous state of mind after losing the last seven games.

Seven Kings players had more than 10 points, with Harrison Barnes leading scorer, while Nic Claxton was the best of the Nets (23 points and 11 rebounds) in a night to forget James Harden (4 points with 2 of 11 shooting) and Kyrie Irving (15 points on 5-for-15 shooting).

Lakers celebrated again

In a game of little brilliance and poor aim, carmel anthony (24 points, with 8 of 12 attempts and 8 rebounds) and Anthony Davis (30 points and 15 rebounds) managed to beat some Portland Trail Blazers led by Norman Powell (30 points and 5 rebounds).

LeBron James missed his fourth straight game with a sore knee, but the Lakers snapped their three-game losing streak.

Tight win for Wizards

In Philadelphia, two completely opposite tendencies were measured: the five consecutive victories of the Sixers against the six consecutive defeats of the .

Against all odds, it was Washington who took the victory in the final seconds thanks to Kyle Kuzma (24 points and 7 rebounds) and Spencer Dinwiddie (triple-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists).

Joel Embiid (27 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists) was the best of the Sixers, while the Brazilian Raul Neto played 17 minutes for the Wizards in which he contributed 9 points, one rebound and 3 assists.

Mavs Bash

Luka Doncić pulled the bandwagon with 40 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists, but the Dallas Mavericks fell unexpectedly and at home before the Oklahoma City after an extension.

Luguentz Dort (30 points and 6 rebounds) and Tre Mann (29 points) gave a valuable victory to the Thunder, who are penultimate in the West.

Jazz cut negative streak

The Utah took advantage of the absence of Nikola Jokic and, with a narrow victory against the Denver Nuggetsended a very worrying streak of five straight losing games.

Trent Forrest (18 points) was the leading scorer of the six Jazz players above 10 points, while Bryn Forbes (26 points) was the Nuggets’ main benchmark.

The Argentine Facundo Campazzo, who is not going through his best moment with Denver, did not have minutes in the game.

Magic achieved unexpected triumph

The Orlando colistas in the East, pressed in the last minutes to achieve a very creditable comeback on the court of the Indiana Pacers.

The best in the Magic was Gary Harris (22 points) and in the Pacers Caris LeVert stood out (26 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists).

Dominican Chris Duarte played 32 minutes for the Pacers in which he had 11 points, 7 rebounds and one assist.

Celtics suffered victory

The boston They suffered, but in the end they tied the victory against the Charlotte Hornets of a fantastic LaMelo Ball (38 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists).

Josh Richardson (23 points) led the Celtics to three straight wins and in which Al Horford played 33 minutes and got 6 points, 12 rebounds, an assist and a steal.