Nets defeat Heat to give Big 3 first win together in action
Since the arrival of James Harden in Brooklyn on January 14, the new “Big 3” of the NBA had not won together. On Saturday, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and James Harden gave the Nets their first success, after two losses against Cleveland. They defeated Miami, 128-124. Nets defeat Heat to give Big 3 first win together in action
Leading by 14 points at the start of the 4th quarter, Brooklyn’s defense again showed its limits. But Kyrie Irving was decisive in the last quarter with 18 points in the last 12 minutes. Bam Adebayo recorded 41 points, 9 assists, 5 rebounds.
The Lakers continued their eastern road trip with an easy win against Chicago, 90-101. Anthony Davis recorded 37 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists. It is the 9th consecutive win on the road for Lebron James’ team.
Joel Embiid recorded 33 points and 14 rebounds, in the success of the 76ers at Detroit 110-114. It is the third game with least 30 points and 10 rebounds.
Luka Doncic was less decisive against Houston. His 26 points, 8 assists, 5 reboundswere not enough for the Mavericks to beat the Rockets. DeMarcus Cousins was on fire. He recorded 28 points, 17 rebounds and 5 assists and Houston won the Texan Derby 108-133.
Utah – Golden State 127 – 108
Phoenix – Denver 112 – 120 (After O.T.)
Minnesota – New Orleans 120 – 110