Chicago and Dallas in danger, LeBron posterized Porzingis
As the race for the playoffs is near its end, the Dallas Maveriks of Dirk Nowizki in the West and the Chicago Bulls of Pau Gasol, who returned to action, in the East, may miss the post season.
The Bulls have dropped to the ninth spot with a 36-36 record, after losing to Orlando, while the win of Utah Jazz over Minessota, pushed Dallas also to the ninth spot (35-37). Meanwhile, the Thunder beat the Spurs who played without their usual starting five, Cleveland got the win in New York, LeBron James had a triple double (27 p., 11 r., 10 as.) and also the hightlight of the day, with Kristaps Porzingis being one of his victims. See the results, the Euro-scorers and the Top10.
The Results of the Day
Brooklyn Nets – Indiana Pacers 120-110 (Mahinmi 18 p., 5 r.)
Orlando Magic – Chicago Bulls 111-89 (Fournier 12 p.)
N. Orleans Pelicans – Toronto Raptors 91-115 (Valanciunas 10 p., 9 r.)
Detroit Pistons – Atlanta Hawks 95-112 (Schroder 11 p., 7 as.)
N.York Knicks – Cleveland Cavaliers 93-107 (Porzingis 19 p., 6 r.)
Minessota Timberwolves – Utah Jazz 84-93 (Rubio 23 p., 5 r., 6 as.)
OKC Thunder – San Antonio Spurs 111-92 (Ibaka 15 p., 8 r.)
Milwaukee Bucks – Charlotte Hornets 91-115 (Batum 25 p., 7 r., 8 as.)
Phoenix Suns – Boston Celtics 99-102 (Jerebko 9 p., 7 r.)
Portlant Trail Blazers – Philadelphia 76ers 108-105 (McCollum 25 p.)