Spurs beat Warriors in a night of surprises in the NBA

One night after stopping the Phoenix Suns’ winning streak at 18, the Golden State Warriors were surprised by the San Antonio Spurs, who managed to win 112-107 on Saturday’s NBA game.

The Spurs took advantage of the wear suffered by the Warriors after playing consecutive nights and scored at least 30 points in the first three quarters of the game, to ensure the victory against those led by Steve Kerr, who share the best record in the league with the Suns, both 19-4.

Derrick White scored 25 points to lead the San Antonio team, which featured a great performance from Dejounte Murray, who finished with a double-double of 23 points and 12 rebounds. To this he added seven assists and two steals and became a key piece in this success of the Spurs.

Stephen Curry, as usual, led the Warriors attack, with 27 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals, but no player on the team came close to 20 points, with Jordan Poole, with 15 points, the second best. annotator.

Juan Toscano-Anderson had 13 points (6 of 12 shooting), with seven rebounds and three assists in 32 minutes on the court.

In another meeting on this date, Kevin Durant was unable to keep his Brooklyn Nets winners for the second day in a row, falling 107-111 to the Chicago Bulls.

Durant scored 28 points, with 10 rebounds, four assists and two blocks, to command a Nets attack that also featured 20 units from LaMarcus Aldridge and 14 points and 14 assists from James Harden.

Zach Lavine, with 31 points, eight rebounds and six passes for scoring, along with DeMar DeRozan, who left with 29 points and six rebounds, were the support of the Chicago team’s attack.

Despite the loss, the Nets (16-7) remain in first place in the Eastern Conference of the NBA.

In Sacramento, the combination of Paul George and Marcus Morris was not enough to give the Clippers victory and the Los Angeles team ended up losing this Saturday (99-104) against the Kings.

George, who the night before ended up scoring the triple-double (19 points, nine assists and eight rebounds) against the Lakers, scored 15 points and distributed 10 passes for touchdown, crediting himself with a double-double, while Morris finished for the second game in line. as the team’s leading scorer with 21 points.

Spaniard Serge Ibaka started as a starter for the Clippers and had two points, a rebound and an assist.

Terence Davis scored six three-point shots and finished with 28, to be the linchpin in which the Kings offense turned, who had the contribution of Tyrese Haliburton, with 18 points and De’Aaron Fox with 17 points, eight boards and five assists.

In another game in the West, Desmond Bane scored 29 points and took nine rebounds to lead the attack of the Memphis Grizzlies, who were able to maintain the advantage against a spectacular Tim Hardaway Jr., who in the last 12 minutes of the game scored 20 of the 29 so many that he achieved in the game, to defeat the Dallas Mavericks 97-90.

The Spanish Santi Aldama scored two units and took four rebounds to contribute to the success of the winners, who acted again without Ja Morant, who has been out for the fourth consecutive game due to a sprained left knee, an absence that has been replaced by perfection, since those led by Taylor Jenkins, have been victorious in those four commitments.

Hardaway Jr., who shot 18-7 from the field, became the central figure of the Dallas team in the absence of Luka Doncic, who was not in this Saturday’s game due to ailments in his left ankle, this being the Fourth loss for those led by Jason Kidd without the presence of the star point guard, along with the three they suffered last month, when he could not see action due to ankle and knee sprains.

In the rest of the games of the day, Serbian Nikola Jokic scored 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Denver Nuggets 113-99 victory over the New York Knicks; Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jimmy Butler were the great absentees in the game that was defined with a 124-102 victory for the Milwaukee Bucks over the Miami Heat.

In turn, the Boston Celtics regained the path of victory by defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 145-117. In this match, Spanish Juancho Hernangómez scored three points and added three rebounds during the 13 minutes he played.

EAST CONFERENCE:

1.- Brooklyn Nets (16-7).

2.- Chicago Bulls (16-8).

3.- Milwaukee Bucks (15-9).

4.- Washington Wizards (14-9)

5.- Miami Heat (14-10).

6.- Cleveland Cavaliers (13-10).

7.- Boston Celtics (13-11).

8.- Charlotte Hornets (13-11).

9.- Philadelphia 76ers (12-11).

10.- Atlanta Hawks (12-11).

11.- New York Knicks (11-12).

12.- Toronto Raptors (10-13).

13.- Indiana Pacers (9-16).

14.- Orlando Magic (5-19).

15.- Detroit Pistons (4-18).

WEST CONFERENCE:

1.- Golden State Warriors (19-4)

2.- Phoenix Suns (19-4).

3.- Utah Jazz (15-7).

4.- Memphis Grizzlies (13-10).

5.- Los Angeles Clippers (12-12).

6- Los Angeles Lakers (12-12).

7- Dallas Mavericks (11-11).

8.- Denver Nuggets (11-11).

9.- Minnesota Timberwolves (11-12).

10.- Portland Trail Blazers (11-13).

11.- Sacramento Kings (10-14).

12.- San Antonio Spurs (8-13).

13.- New Orleans Pelicans (7-18).

14.- Houston Rockets (6-16).

15.- Oklahoma City Thunder (6-16). EFE

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