Grizzlies leave Warriors in evidence and Bucks triumph without Giannis

Grizzlies leave Warriors in evidence and Bucks triumph without Giannis

Chicago (United States), March 9. The Memphis Grizzlies, without Ja Morant, revealed the limits of the Golden State Warriors on the outside this Thursday and defeated them to maintain the pulse of second place in the West with the Sacramento Kings, winners against the New York Knicks, in an NBA day. in which the Milwaukee Bucks toppled the Brooklyn Nets despite losing Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo.


The Warriors suffered their eighth straight loss away to San Francisco, in a game in which Spaniard Santi Aldama contributed fifteen points for the hosts.

Last year’s champions tied the second-longest road losing streak in their history, trailing only the ten straight losses they suffered in the 2019-20 season, and succumbed to a Grizzlies without Ja Morant for the third consecutive game, suspended for his recent video with a weapon in a nightclub.

Two franchises divided by a strong rivalry went toe to toe and in the clash sparks flew between Dillon Brooks and Draymond Green and between JaMychal Green and Aldama.

KINGS 122 – KNICKS 117

The Kings tied for second in the West, tied with the Grizzlies, by posting a hard-fought home win over the Knicks, with De’Aaron Fox leading with fifteen of his 23 fourth-quarter points.

The Knicks went 7-0 down two points with thirty seconds remaining, having lost by nine with 2.09 minutes left, but Fox came back to release their best version in moments. decisive and prolonged the flight of the kings. .

Domantas Sabonis signed a triple double of 22 points, thirteen rebounds and ten assists. It was the ninth of his season and the second in a row.

The Knicks, fifth in the East, fell after three straight wins and lost Jalen Brunson to a foot injury.

TICKETS 118 – NETS 113

The loss of Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo did not prevent the Eastern leaders Bucks from imposing their law at home against some Nets who interrupted their three-game winning streak with which they had revived in full positions ‘playoff’.

Bobby Portis dominated with a double-double of 28 points and thirteen rebounds and Brook López had a tremendous triple-double with 24 points, ten rebounds and nine shots, the best mark of his career.

Among the Nets, the best was the Australian Patty Mills, with 23 points and five triples.

MAGIC 124 – JAZZ 131

The Jazz snapped their four-game losing streak in Orlando and, with a 32-35 record, maintained their ambitions to play out West.

Finland’s Lauri Markkanen led the win with 31 points, while for the Magic, Italy’s Paolo Banchero contributed with 26 points.


A stellar Tyrese Haliburton, with 29 points and 19 assists, led the Pacers’ overtime win over the Rockets, in which Jabari Smith scored a double-double of 30 points and twelve rebounds.

Spaniard Usman Garuba grabbed five rebounds in just under ten minutes on the track.


Kelly Oubre Jr led the victory for the Hornets with 27 points on the field of an increasingly sunken Pistons at the bottom of the East (15-52), who suffered their tenth consecutive defeat and the thirteenth in the last fourteen matches.

The Hornets, who lost LaMelo Ball late in the season with a broken right ankle, are second to last (22-46).


– Rankings:

.1. Milwaukee Bucks 47-18

.2. Boston Celtics 46-21

.3. Philadelphia 76ers 43-22

.4. Cleveland Cavaliers 42-26

.5. New York Knicks 39-29

.6. Brooklyn Nets 37-28

.7. Miami Heat 35-32

.8. Atlanta Hawks 33-33

.9. Toronto Raptors 32-35

10. Wizards of Washington 31-35

11. Chicago Bulls 30-36

12. Indiana Pacers 30-37

13. Orlando Magic 27-40

14. Charlotte Hornets 22-46

15. Detroit Pistons 15-52

. Western Conference:

.1. Denver Nuggets 46-20

.2. Sacramento Kings 39-26

.3. Memphis Grizzlies 39-26

.4. Phoenix Suns 37-29

.5. LA Clippers 35-33

.6. Golden State Warriors 34-33

.7. Minnesota Timberwolves 34-33

.8. Dallas Mavericks 34-33

.9. LA Lakers 32-34

10. New Orleans Pelicans 32-34

11. Utah Jazz 32-35

12. Oklahoma City Thunder 31-35

13. Portland Trail Blazers 31-35

14. San Antonio Spurs 16-49

15. Houston Rockets 15-51



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