Again, Phoenix was too strong. The Dallas Mavericks documents at 101: 109 (53:45) for a ninth time in series against the Suns, which continue to have the best balance in the NBA. The guest turned the game with a strong final district after Dallas had long been in the lead and also seven minutes before the end of a threesome of Tim Hard away Jr. to 95:87. But then the collapse followed, with 6:22 the remaining season clearly went to the opponent of the Texans.
Whereas Superstar Luka Dončić played big at the beginning and sent the game with a buzzer beater from Downtown to 53:45 in the half-time break. Later, neck problems inhibited after a fall of the Slovenes, which was still together with 28 points with Phoenix ‘Devin Booker Best Werner’s Party. Mastermind Chris Paul left nothing more in Crunch time. CP3 came to 20 meters and eleven assists with no turnover. It was already the 49th game Paul in his NBA career with more than ten templates and no turnover – neatest player in the history of the league in this category is Ramon Rondo (13)…
Dončić loses the ball eight times
Quite different Dončić, which on Thursday next to eight rebounds and assists, eight-ball losses were on. Maximilian Keeper was in the Mass again in the starting formation and came to nine points, five rebounds and four assists.
Phoenix, after the fifth victory in series, continues the only NBA team with less than ten defeats this season and leads the league with the best balance (35: 9). Dallas (26:20) is also on play-off course. The defeat against the Suns was first the second in the past twelve games.
Indiana wins without four starters
The Suns built their lead in front of the Golden State Warriors. The Californian stumbling these days, conceded at 117: 121 after extension against the previously rather growing Indiana Pacers already their 13th defeat and lost six of the past nine games. And that against Pacers, who had to do without four of their five starters. Even the strong superstar Stephen Curry could not turn the sheet with 39 points.
A very weak presentation from its own audience offered the New York Knicks (22:24) at the 91: 102 against the New Orleans Pelicans (17:28). Especially during a 12: 32 negative run in the third quarter, it hailed loud bouts from the ranks of the Madison Square Garden.
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