Dallas basketball players Kyrie Irving (left) and Luka Doncic during an NBA game on the floor of Sacramento on February 12, 2023.
New York – The first game together of Luka Doncic and new signings Kyrie Irving Dallas didn't work out. Mavericks basketball players lost in Sacramento 128:133 after overtime. Irving collected 28 points and seven assists, Doncic 27 points and nine rebounds. Both were overshadowed by home De'Aaron Fox with 36 points. Already the twentieth triple double of the NBA season, Nikola Jokic performed and led Denver to a victory in Charlotte 119:105.
Fox entered the final quarter with just 10 points and the Kings down by two points. At the end of overtime, however, Fox decided with sixes. With 41 seconds left, Sacramento led by four points, Irving responded with a 3-pointer, but Fox converted both free throws. On the other side, Dončič missed and Fox hit both sixes again. Not even 20 three-point baskets helped Dallas.
Jokič helped Denver win over Charlotte with 30 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists. The Western Conference leaders Nuggets dealt with the absence of Jamal Murray or Aaron Gordon, handing the Hornets their seventh straight loss.
Philadelphia was able to succeed in Brooklyn 101:98. She was especially indebted to Joel Embiid, the author of 37 points and 13 rebounds, and James Harden. He scored 29 points, six rebounds and an assist in his former team's first game since being traded last year.
“I'm not getting distracted by going back to where I played. to win the game. We did a good job,” Harden said. The Nets almost forced overtime, but Spencer Dinwiddie's 3-pointer didn't come until time expired.
The Lakers started again without the best scorer in NBA history, LeBron James, who missed the second game due to leg problems after breaking the record. D'Angelo Russell had a winning debut in the jersey of the Los Angeles club and contributed 15 points to a 109:103 win in the Golden State hall. The Warriors were also missing the leader Stephen Curry.
Atlanta without the Czech representative Víto Krejčí won at home over San Antonio 125:106.
Atlanta – San Antonio 125:106, Brooklyn – Philadelphia 98:101, Charlotte – Denver 105:119, Cleveland – Chicago 97:89, Golden State – LA Lakers 103:109, New York – Utah 126:120, Orlando – Miami 103 :107 overtime, Sacramento – Dallas 133:128 overtime, Washington – Indiana 127:113.
Eastern Conference:< /p>
|4 .||New York||58||31||27||53.4|
|1.< /td>||Milwaukee||56||39||17||69.6||2.||Cleveland||59||37||22||62.7< /td>|
Southeastern Division:< /p>
|3.||LA Clippers< /td>||59||31||28||52.5|
|4.< /td>||Golden State||56||28||28||50.0|
|5.||LA Lakers||57||26||31||45, 6|