Each night, Eye on Basketball brings you what you need to know about the games of the NBA. From great performances to terrible clock management the report card evaluates and eviscerates the good, the bad, and the ugly from the night that was.
had to leave the game early in the third quarter with a knee sprain, but that’s when went to work. He scored 38 of his 51 after halftiel will be in opposite goals from the Brazilian when Leicester travel to City on Monday night. Speaking ahead of the clash, the Dane expressed his admiration for his opposite number.”I would say Ederson along with Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Jan Oblak me, capping it with a dagger 3 in double-overtime as the overcame an eight-point deficit with 49 seconds remaining to stun the .
The have been curiously inconsistent lately, but looked like their early season selves against the , using a 19-0 third quarter run to take down Chicago 91-79. The defense was tremendous and went for a triple-double (10-12-10).
The won, so the needed to. And did, 122-106.
The Mavericks won, so the Suns needed to. And did, 98-92.
The trailed by six with four minutes remaining, but finished with a flurry as led the way with 18. struggled a bit coming back from his back spasms (15 points, 7-14 shooting), but Miami held on for a 91-86 win.
With the Raptors losing, the have closed within a game and a half of the Anal week.He was substituted in Wednesday’s defeat by Canada and was seen to be upset.”People say he was crying but I know he had a few problems with illness in the week and he came off in the game and I know he cares deeply about playing for his countlantic division lead after beating the 114-98. had 27, and made ‘ life a little worse.
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A solid road win for the , bouncing back from some bad performances. Things got weird though as and got into a thing.
You’ve got to give it up to the Sixers. They almost won! Just one point this time!
It would’ve just been soooooo for them to lose their own winning streak by snapping the massive losing streak. But they held on, barely, to win 93-92 and take it to eight straight. And better yet: The lost.
To lose in the fashion they did, with Durant drilling a 28-footer… there’s really no shame in it. But then again, they led by eight with 49 seconds left and lost by missing free throws. They played a great game, but lost.
The Wizards beat them 117-107, but returned and had 11 assists in 19 minutes, which ave finalised a loan deal with Rotherham for Daniel Iversen.The young goalkeeper impressed at Oldham last season.Given the competition in goal with the first team, Leicester believe he would be better served with another loan spell.Leicestershire Livis just fantastic.
It’s not that the Bulls are slumping. They’re just losing to some good teams. The Pacers were desperate to get right, and the Bulls happened to be the team standing in the way. The offense is slowly deteriorating though, as the Bulls scored just 36 in the second half.
The Suns and Mavericks won, but the did not. They blew a late fourth quarter lead in Miami, which there isn’t much shame in, but the Grizzlies genuinely had this one. And left the game in a walking boot, which seems bad.
Bad loss for the Hawks. Losing at home against the , and giving up ground to the streaking Knicks. It won’t be long until they start feeling the pressure.
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