Kevin Durant scored a season-high 45 points to allow the Brooklyn Nets to win 109-102 against the Orlando Magic on Monday in NBAand thus confirm the recovery of the New York team.
During this time, the Boston Celticsmore than ever leaders in the East, walked against the Charlotte Hornets (140-105) and the philadelphia 76ers wiped out a 16-point deficit to finally beat the Atlanta Hawks (104-101) the night their star center Joel Embiid returned from injury.
Clint Capela, victim of toothache in recent days, made his return to the floor with the Hawks. He scored 10 points (4 of 9 shooting, 2 of 4 free throwing) and grabbed 16 rebounds (including 4 offensive).
NBA. Monday matches: LA Lakers–Indiana 115–116. Boston–Charlotte 140–105. Brooklyn–Orlando 109–102. Toronto–Cleveland 100–88. Sacramento–Phoenix 117–122. Denver–Houston 129–113. Utah–Chicago 107–114. New Orleans–Oklahoma City 105–101. Philadelphia–Atlanta 104–101. Washington–Minnesota 142–127.