The resumption of NBA began to leave surprises and marks like those experienced in the last day in which the current league champions, the Toronto Raptors, they reminded him of Los Angeles Lakers with a great win, and the forward T.J. Warren he became the first player in the Orlando bubble to break the 50-point barrier.
The base Kyle lowry he contributed a double-double of 33 points with 14 rebounds and six assists that left him in front of the attack of the Raptors, who continued their dominance over Los Angeles Lakers, which they beat 107-92 in what was their debut in the Orlando bubble.
Next to Lowry, the English guard-forward OG Anunoby He also shone with 23 points after scoring 8 of 9 field goals, including all three triple attempts he made, and became a winning surprise for the Raptors, the current league champions, who beat the Lakers for the eleventh consecutive time, with those who have not lost since the 2014-15 season.
Lowry had a good second half to tackle a comeback attempt by the Lakers, the current leaders of the Western Conference, who are now 1-1 at the resumption of the regular season in the Orlando bubble.
This time the contribution of the star forward Lebron James, a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds did not save some Lakers inferior in their team play to the current league champions and without their individualities as the center Anthony Davis and power forward Kyle Kuzma could help them.
Warren scored 53 points, his best record as a professional, and Indiana Pacers they beat 127-121 at Philadelphia Sixers in the debut game of both teams in the regular season restart of the NBA.
The franchise escort, Victor Oladipo, who before the competition resumed said that he would be low in order to better complete the recovery of his knees, in the end he changed his mind and went out to play with the Pacers to which he contributed 15 points.
A sixth-year player acquired from the Phoenix Suns in a low season exchange, Warren he scored 20 of 29 field goals and 9 of 12 from outside the perimeter, in what was his first professional game with at least 50 points.
All offensive stats that Warren achieved during the game they became the best in their professional career.
The Pacers (40-26) took control of fifth place in the Eastern Conference by breaking a tie with the 76ers and win the series of the season.
The Cameroonian center Joel Embiid stood out with a double-double of 41 points and 21 rebounds as leader of the Sixers, who like the Pacers They are already classified for the playoffs.
Forward Paul George confirmed that he has arrived in great shape at the resumption of the regular season and with eight triples led the scoring exhibition of Los Angeles Clippers before the New Orleans Pelicans to those who won by beating 126-103.
George He made three consecutive triples in the first minutes and contributed 28 points as the leading scorer of the Clippers, who established a new brand of shots and hits from outside the perimeter.
The Clippers They broke the franchise record by scoring 25 of 47 3-point attempts.
George scored 8 of 11. The Clippers They also tied the team record with triples in the middle of the game and lived up to the record for the NBA by shooting 16 of 24 with a 77-45 partial advantage at halftime.
The eaves Kawhi Leonard contributed 24 points as the second highest scorer of the Clippers, who recovered from a 101-103 loss to the Lakers, last Thursday on the opening day.
The victory was number 939 in the coach’s career Doc
Rivers, who directs the Clippers, and surpassed the legendary Auerbach Network ranked eleventh on the NBA’s all-time list.
The reserve base, the novice Nickeil Alexander-Walker, scored 15 points as leader of some Pelicans lacking inspirational scoring and its star power forward Zion williamson, seven points, could not help them either.
The pivot Bam Adebayo, the escort Jimmy Butler and the Canadian reserve Kelly Olynyk showed their best scoring inspiration and Miami Heat They beat 125-105 to beat the Denver Nuggets on the restart of both teams from the regular season.
Adebayo and Butler they finished with 22 points each, in addition to combining with 13 rebounds, 13 assists and three ball recoveries, while Olynyk achieved another 20 points.
Serbian center Nikola Jokic and reserve power forward Jerami Grant they finished with 19 points each as leaders of the Nuggets, who did not have their best scoring inspiration with the triples by missing 27 of 35 attempts.
The Canadian escort Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 19 points and led the balanced attack of the Oklahoma Thunder that they won 110-94 to the Jazz the match that both teams should have played on March 11 when the positive was revealed to the COVID-19 of the French center Ruddy Gobert of Utah, which forced the indefinite suspension of the competition of the NBA.