During the night from Wednesday to Thursday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Phoenix Suns crushed the Portland Trail Blazers (120-90) while the Miami Heat fell to the Milwaukee Bucks (120-119).
Game of the Night: Phoenix Suns – Portland Trail Blazers
And 50! On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Phoenix Suns won their 50th victory of the season, winning very largely against the Portland Trail Blazers (120-90). A victory acquired despite the absence of the duo composed of Chris Paul and Devin Booker. Above all, the leader of the Western Conference standings is recovering in the right direction, after two defeats in a row. During this meeting, it was Cameron Johnson who finished top scorer in his franchise but also top scorer in this game, with personal statistics of 20 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. The Suns almost always led in this meeting but it was only after the break that they then took a bigger and definitive lead of +30.
The MVP of the night: Donovan Mitchell (Utah Jazz)
Without him, the outcome of this meeting could certainly have been quite different. On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, as part of the NBA regular season, the leader (or rear) American international Donovan Mitchell, now 25, finished as the franchise’s leading scorer but also as the game’s leading scorer in which he took part, with a double-double in the key and personal statistics of 37 points, 2 rebounds and 10 assists. Above all, six of his 37 points were more than precious, since they scored in overtime which allowed his Utah Jazz team to finally beat the Houston Rockets (127-132). As for his ten assists, it is simply his best total of this season.
The flop of the night: Miami Heat
A defeat that stains. On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Miami Heat narrowly lost on the floor of the defending champions, namely the Milwaukee Bucks (120-119). However, five minutes from the end of this meeting, the delay of the Bucks was then fourteen units. But Milwaukee did not give up, with an incredible comeback, before a “game-winner” from Jrue Holiday. This clash between the leader of the Eastern Conference standings and the fourth in the standings of this same conference has therefore chosen its camp. Miami, however, remained on four wins in a row, but, having never managed to take off, the Heat were therefore punished, despite Tyler Herro, who finished top scorer in this meeting with statistics of 30 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists decisive.
The French of the night: Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz)
He was in great shape. On the night of Wednesday to Thursday, as part of the NBA regular season, the French international pivot Rudy Gobert, now 29, finished second best scorer in his franchise but also second best scorer in the disputed meeting. , with a huge double-double in the key and personal statistics of 27 points, 17 rebounds and 1 assist. The Habs also scored no less than ten dunks, which is, quite simply, their new personal best. Has a small unit of the eleven of a certain Shaquille O’Neal. His performance therefore had a lot to do with the victory of his Utah Jazz franchise, on the floor of the Houston Rockets, after overtime (127-132).
NBA / REGULAR SEASON
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Cleveland Cavaliers- Charlotte Hornets : 98-119
Orlando Magic- Indiana Pacers : 114-122 a.d.
philadelphia 76ers – New York Knicks: 123-108
>>> Evan Fournier (NYK) (3 points (1/8 on shots, 0/5 to 3pts and 1/2 on free throws), 0 rebounds, 0 assists, 3 fouls, 2 steals, 0 lost ball and 1 against in 27 minutes of play).
Houston Rockets- utah jazz : 127-132 AD
>>> Rudy Gobert (UTA) (27 points (12/14 on shots, 0/0 to 3pts and 3/4 on free throws), 17 rebounds, 1 assist, 4 fouls, 1 interception, 2 lost balls and 2 blocks in 38 minutes of play).
Milwaukee Bucks – Miami Heat: 120-119
New Orleans Pelicans – Sacramento Kings: 125-95
Denver Nuggets- Oklahoma City Thunder : 107-119
>>> Théo Maledon (OKC) (9 points (3/7 on shots, 1/3 to 3pts and 2/2 on free throws), 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 0 fouls, 0 interceptions, 0 lost ball and 0 against in 18 minutes of play).
>>> Olivier Sarr (OKC) (6 points (3/5 on shots, 0/0 to 3pts and 0/0 on free throws), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 0 fouls, 0 interceptions, 2 lost balls and 0 against in 14 minutes of play).
Phoenix Suns – Portland Trail Blazers: 120-90