Regular season: Charlotte brings down Milwaukee, Phoenix defeats Miami


Marie Mahé, Media365, published on Sunday January 09, 2022 at 8:00 a.m.

On the night of Saturday to Sunday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Charlotte Hornets knocked down the Milwaukee Bucks (114-106) while the Phoenix Suns were beaten by the Miami Heat (100-123).

Game of the Night: Charlotte Hornets – Milwaukee Bucks

Three losses in their last four outings. This is now the record of the Milwaukee Bucks. On the night of Saturday to Sunday, as part of the NBA regular season, the reigning champions once again bowed, this time on the floor of the Charlotte Hornets (114-106). However, Giannis Antetokounmpo finished more than ever as the top scorer in his franchise but also top scorer of this meeting, with a double-double in the key and personal statistics of 43 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists. But that was not enough to turn the situation around. Statistics obtained especially after the break, but it is therefore the collective of locals who thus had the last word. However, the visitors took the lead, especially during the first quarter until the start of the second. In the final period, the gap fell to -4, but then failed to push the Bucks in front.

MVP of the night: Domantas Sabonis (Indiana Pacers)

It is quite simply his career record. On the night of Saturday to Sunday, as part of the NBA regular season, strong Lithuanian winger Domantas Sabonis (25) finished top scorer in his Indiana Pacers franchise but also top scorer in the match disputed by his family, with personal stats of 42 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists. In large part thanks to a more than valuable Lithuanian, the Indiana Pacers, who currently occupy thirteenth place in the Eastern Conference standings, have disposed of the Utah Jazz, currently third in the Western Conference standings (125- 113). However, Indiana was indeed on a series of six straight defeats, but the franchise has therefore been able to take advantage of a private opponent, in particular its Frenchman Rudy Gobert, affected by the coronavirus.

The flop of the night: Phoenix Suns

This is the feat of the evening. On the night of Saturday to Sunday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Phoenix Suns, current leaders in the Western Conference standings, fell, at home, against the Miami Heat, which currently occupies third place. of the Eastern Conference ranking (100-123). A relapse for the Suns who had yet to chain three straight victories. Opposite, the Heat was able to seize its chance, well guided by a duo made up of Tyler Herro and Duncan Robinson, who finish top scorers in their franchise, but also top scorers of this meeting, with personal statistics of 33 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists and 27 points, 4 rebounds and 1 assist. In fact, the Miami-based franchise even offered the luxury of matching, again, a three-point franchise record (22/44).

Frenchman of the Night: Killian Tillie (Memphis Grizzlies)

They were only three French on the NBA floors, as part of the regular season, on the night of Saturday to Sunday. And two of them even clashed, at the very beginning of the evening, and more precisely in the meeting between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Memphis Grizzlies (108-123). In this little game, it was Killian Tillie, resident of the Memphis Grizzlies franchise, who therefore took the upper hand over his compatriot Nicolas Batum, resident of the Los Angeles Clippers franchise. If one ends this meeting with personal statistics of 9 points, the second compiles, meanwhile, 9 points, 2 rebounds and 2 assists. But that was not enough to put her franchise back on track, she who chained a third defeat in a row. As for Killian Tillie, his franchise is now at eight straight wins.

NBA / REGULAR SEASON
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Los Angeles Clippers – Memphis grizzlies : 108-123
>>> Nicolas Batum (LAC) (9 points (3/6 on shots, 3/6 on 3pts and 0/0 on free throws), 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 fouls, 0 interceptions, 1 lost ball and 1 against in 19 minutes of play).
>>> Killian Tillie (MEM) (9 points (3/6 on shots, 3/4 on 3pts and 0/0 on free throws), 0 rebound, 0 assist, 1 foul, 0 interception, 1 stray ball and 0 against in 21 minutes of play).

Charlotte hornets – Milwaukee Bucks: 114-106
Detroit Pistons – Orlando Magic: 97-92
>>> Killian Hayes (DET) (5 points (2/4 on shots, 1/3 on 3pts and 0/0 on free throws), 1 rebound, 3 assists, 2 fouls, 1 interception, 2 lost balls and 0 against in 24 minutes of play).

Indiana Pacers – Utah Jazz: 125-113
Boston celtics – New York Knicks: 99-75
Phoenix Suns – Miami heat : 100-123

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