NBA. Tatum carries Boston, Kings stall, Denver upsets Oklahoma City… Recap of the night

Jayson Tatum had 37 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Eastern Conference-leading Boston Celtics to a convincing 125-112 win over Dallas despite 42 points from Slovenian Luka Doncic on Wednesday.

The Celtics, whose nine-game winning streak was snapped on Monday in Chicago, continued to move forward at home against the Mavericks.

Their record, the best in the NBA, is 14 wins and four losses before going on a five-game losing streak at home.

“I think we were ready from the beginning, Tatum said. Losing to Chicago regrouped and refocused us. »

“It was good to come home and get the win back. “, greeted the winger who signed for 10e career game with at least 35 points and 10 rebounds.

Doncic, the league’s top scorer, added 9 assists and eight rebounds to score 42 points in the match between contenders for this season’s NBA MVP title.

“Everyone knows how talented and special he is.”Tatum noted. “He can do a lot on the field. He is someone I respect and like to compete with.”He announced the 24-year-old player.

Chicago wins at Milwaukee

Trae Young scored 35 points to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 115-106 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, snapping a seven-game winning streak.

Lithuanian Domantas Sabonis scored 15 points, 14 rebounds and 7 assists in Sacramento’s team.

Donovan Mitchell (34 points) was decisive for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who won their fourth consecutive victory in Portland (114-96). Cavs, 3there is The Eastern Conference improved its record to 12-6 overall.

DeMar DeRozan scored 36 points and had 8 assists for the Chicago Bulls’ 118-113 win in Milwaukee.

Bucks, 2there is In the East, Giannis Antetokounmpo lost despite 36 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists.

Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists, and Rudy Gobert of France had 21 points and 16 rebounds in Minnesota’s 115-101 victory over Indiana. Myles Turner scored 31 points for the Pacers, who ended a five-game winning streak.

Zion Williamson, finally back in full action, scored 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs (129-100) on the floor.

The Brooklyn Nets, humiliated by a loss to a three-man Philadelphia team on Tuesday, bounced back with a 112-98 win in Toronto.

Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, Ben Simmons and Nick Claxton each scored 14 points. As for Kevin Durant, who is still a little behind on the scoreboard, he was satisfied with 12 points along with seven rebounds and five assists for the Nets.

Jokic leads Denver to victory

The Denver Nuggets came back from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win in overtime in Oklahoma City (131-126).

Serbian Nikola Jokic had 39 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists for Denver, and Aaron Gordon’s 30 points helped. Their teammate Bruce Brown had a triple-double with 17 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Conversely, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was the Thunder’s top scorer with 31 points.

Terry Rozier (22 points) and PJ Washington (19 points) played an important role in the Charlotte Hornets’ victory over the Philadelphia Sixers (107-101).

In Miami, Kyle Lowry scored 28 points and Caleb Martin scored 24 points, and the Heat defeated Washington (113-105). Kyle Kuzman’s 33 points were not enough for the Wizards.

Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic confirmed his excellent form by scoring 23 points in Detroit Pistons’ match against Utah Jazz (125-116).

In turn, Andrew Wiggins scored 31 points, the best score of this season, and the Golden State Warriors, who are the champions for the moment, beat the Los Angeles Clippers (124-107).

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