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Los Angeles Lakers This Sunday he passed his first game of the season without LeBron James With defeat Portland Trail BlazersWhile with his victory Dallas Mavericks Tied in rating Denver Nuggets– Who lost? Houston Rockets– At the head of the Western Conference.
Without LeBron, who is absent due to a left calf injury he suffered in Friday’s match against the Phoenix Suns. Anthony Davis coached the Lakers (5-5), with a double-double of 30 points and 13 rebounds, in addition to 6 assists.
As for the Blazers (3-6), who shot 50% from the field (45 out of 90), the best was Skylar Mays, with 15 points and 12 assists.
Kyrie Irving With 35 points and 7 assists Luka Doncic With 30 points and 9 assists, they led the Mavericks attack (8-2), which tied with its victory over the New Orleans Pelicans (4-6) with the Denver Nuggets at the top of the Western Conference.
Lithuanian Jonas Valanciunas shined with a double-double (15 points and 10 rebounds) for the Pelicans, who were able to keep pace with Dallas in only the first quarter.
Nikola Jokic’s hat-trick (36 points, 21 rebounds, 11 assists) and Michael Porter Jr.’s double (25 points, 10 rebounds) were not enough for the Nuggets to win 8-2 over the Rockets.
Houston (6-3), which is consolidating its position at the top of the Western Conference, achieved its sixth consecutive victory, led by Fred VanVleet with 26 points and Alberin Senghun with 23 points.
Point guard Therese Maxey 50 pointsan NBA record, led the 76ers (8-1) to their eighth straight win, allowing them to maintain first place in the Eastern Conference.
For his part, Cameroonian Joel Embiid scored his seventh double in a row, this time with 37 points and 13 rebounds, in addition to 7 assists.
For the Pacers (6-4), Tyrese Haliburton shined, scoring 25 points and 17 assists.
The Grizzlies (2-8), who were the worst team in the NBA by winning their first 8 games, defeated the Clippers (3-6) as visitors, who came out accompanied by Paul George, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and Russell. Westbrook as headliner.
Desmond Bane, with 27 points, and Bismack Biyombo, with 13 points and 12 rebounds, were the best players in Memphis. For his part, Paul George shined among the locals with 26 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Harden has not yet won since his debut with the Clippers 4 games ago, and with him on the court, his team’s lead was -28.
The Miami Heat (6-4) earned a long-awaited win over San Antonio after a disastrous first quarter in which they shot an average of 26.1% from the field (6 of 23), including 0 of 8 from three.
Bam Adebayo, who scored a double-double (24 points and 11 rebounds), was the best for the Heat team, which also scored points for Duncan Robinson (26), the returning Jimmy Butler (19), and Mexican Jaime Jaquez Jr. (11).
The most outstanding for the Spurs (3-7) were Keldon Johnson with a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds and Victor Wimpanyama also with a double-double of 18 points and 11 rebounds, but they were condemned to losing 17. 11 of them in the final quarter.
The New York Knicks (5-4) added their third consecutive victory in a match in which they easily defeated the Charlotte Hornets (3-6).
Julius Randle was the most decisive player, adding 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists for the Knicks, with a very distributed score, and point guard Immanuel Quickley had a special impact, as he scored 17 points, 5 rebounds, and 9 assists.
The top scorer in the match was LaMelo Ball, a Hornets player, with 32 points, in addition to 7 rebounds and 6 assists.
The Brooklyn Nets (5-5) scored a 17-2 lead in the final three minutes to win over the Washington Wizards (2-7).
Mikal Bridges, who scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, was the local standout, including Nick Claxton (10 points, 12 rebounds), who also stood out with a double-double.
As for the Wizards, Bilal Coulibaly was the most decisive (20 points and 7 rebounds). The capital team added more than half of its points (48 out of 94) through substitutes.
DeMar DeRozan’s 29 points and two doubles from Nikola Vucevic (21 points and 12 rebounds) and Andre Drummond (11 points and 13 rebounds) led the Bulls to victory (4-6).
In the Pistons (2-9), who lost their eighth straight game and are the worst team in the East, Isaiah Stewart shined with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
The Thunder (6-4) scored 103 of their team-high 111 points in Phoenix, which were led by Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 35 points, Jalen Williams’ 31 and a double-double from Josh Guede (10 points, 10 assists). Control the beginning and end of the match.
The Suns (4-6) were not satisfied with clear dominance in rebounding (60 to 43) or the numbers of Kevin Durant (28 points and 9 rebounds), the best player on coach Frank Vogel’s team.
Once again, the Warriors (6-5) did without a player accompanying Stephen Curry in the attack, who scored 38 points, which was not enough for the San Francisco team in its third consecutive defeat.
In a hostile dynamic, the Timberwolves (7-2) achieved their sixth victory in a row, with Anthony Edwards scoring 33 points and Dominican Karl-Anthony Towns scoring a double of 21 points and 14 rebounds.
The Warriors were on the verge of overcoming a 16-point deficit early in the fourth quarter, but Moses Moody with 16 seconds left missed a 3-pointer that would have put them within one point of Minnesota.
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