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Giannis AntetokounmpoWith 42 points and 20 of 23 on field goals, he had the most memorable performance Monday in a win over Milwaukee Bucks one day of NBA It was marked by the victory of the extremely needy Golden State Warriors And the unexpected defeat of Boston Celtics in view of Charlotte Hornets.
Antetokounmpo scored 42 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and made 8 assists, and led the Milwaukee Bucks to their fifth consecutive victory thanks to an impressive 58.5 percent shooting from the field.
The Washington Wizards continue to be one of the worst teams in the league (penultimate in the East at 2-11): they have gone six straight games without a win and Jordan Poole is their leading scorer with 30 points.
After six straight defeats, the Warriors got oxygen with a victory that they struggled to the end against the Rockets thanks to 32 points from Stephen Curry.
Alperin Singun, who scored 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, led the Houston team that did not give up until the end.
The Celtics wasted Jayson Tatum’s performance (45 points, 13 rebounds, 6 assists) and lost a game in overtime, which they won by 9 points with only 2:20 remaining in the fourth quarter.
Boston, which has won six in a row and in which Dominican Al Horford did not play, fell to Charlotte, which has not won in its last four games and who benefited from LaMelo’s amazing ball (36 points, 9 rebounds, 8 rebounds). helps).
The Knicks have six wins in seven games but have been unable to overcome the impressive Timberwolves in this first month of competition, who have won nine of their last 10 games and are ranked at the top of the West.
Anthony Edwards (23 points and 10 rebounds) and Dominican Karl-Anthony Towns (20 points) lit the way for Minnesota, while Jalen Brunson scored 25 points and 6 assists for the New Yorkers.
Nikola Jokic and coach Mike Malone were ejected before halftime for protesting to the officials, but the Nuggets put on a collective showdown to defeat the Pistons, who have lost their last 12 games and are in last place in the East.
Reggie Jackson (21 points, 6 assists), Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (20 points), Michael Porter Jr. (14 points, 11 rebounds), Aaron Gordon (11 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists), and Christian Brown (15 points, 7 assists) . 6 rebounds) shined on a solid Denver set night.
Nine straight losses, the last in the West. This is the frustrating situation for the Spurs, who lost to the Clippers in a weak match led by Victor Wimpanyama (9 points with 4 of 12 field goals, 3 rebounds and 4 assists in 27 minutes).
For their part, the Angelenos snatched victory from San Antonio, as Paul George (28 points and 6 assists) led a group of six players with more than 10 points.
Puerto Rican Jose Alvarado, who has not played in the NBA due to various injuries since last February, returned to the court (5 points and 3 assists in 15 minutes) with a landslide victory for his Pelicans team over the Kings, who had won the last six games. games. .
Brandon Ingram (31 points on 5 of 5 three-pointers) and Zion Williamson (26 points on 12 of 16 field goals) shined in New Orleans, while DeAaron Fox (14 points on 5 of 18 field goals) was not so lucky. Sacramento.
Dominican Chris Duarte played 8 minutes for the Kings, going scoreless and grabbing 2 rebounds.
Mexican Jaime Jaquez, with 19 points (8 of 13 shooting), 3 rebounds and 4 assists, was key in the Heat’s victory in Chicago.
Coby White (20 points) was the top scorer for the Bulls, who were unable to repeat the victory they achieved against Miami last Saturday.
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