Tatum and Curry shine, Bucks fall

Stephen Curry and Jayson Tatum shined in the NBA on Friday, one allowing the Golden State Warriors to confirm a comeback against Cleveland (106-101), the other against Boston Denver (131-112), and Milwaukee dropped a goal. heavy loss, second this season, to San Antonio (111-93).

Curry already distinguished himself by scoring 47 points on Monday against Sacramento, snapping a five-game losing streak for the defending champs.

He did it again with another great stat sheet and a crazy final quarter: 40 points in all, including 18 in the final quarter and ten in the final 78 seconds. 1 minute 18 seconds from the buzzer with a crucial three-point basket, the equalizer 98-98.

The Cavaliers didn’t deserve it, and Donovan Mitchell had a triple-double in one breath: 29 points, ten rebounds and nine assists, but the game ended with a sprained right ankle. Third straight loss for Cleveland after eight straight wins.

In Boston, Tatum scored 34 points and Jaylen Brown had 25 to lead the Celtics to their fifth straight victory, ending Denver’s four-game winning streak.

This is Tatum’s 7th game of thirty or more points this season. Other Celtics were also heavily involved, including Al Horford, Grant Williams and Payton Pritchard.

“The guys were good at making each other shine, whether they had the ball or not,” said Joe Mazzulla, coach of last season’s runner-up team. For Tatum, the Bostonians’ fest helped their confidence level.

“We trust each other, we move the ball. We pass it and we know we’re going to get it back,” Tatum said. “We must not remain static, so we continue to move, to find a guy free from any sign and do what is necessary.”

Denver was ahead just once, early in the match, then resisted for a long time and eventually let it go.

Jokic had 29 points for the Nuggets, and Aaron Gordon had another 17 points (and eight rebounds) for the Nuggets, but was penalized five minutes into the game for a foul on Grant Williams.

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NBA: Tatum and Curry shine, Bucks fall

The San Antonio Spurs also recorded their fifth straight win, falling victim to the injury-depleted Eastern Conference leaders Milwaukee Bucks (111-93).

In San Antonio, the young Spurs took advantage of the absence of two Milwaukee stars Giannis Antetokounmpo (left knee) and Jrue Holiday (ankle).

Keldon Johnson scored 29 points for the Spurs, who took the lead in the first quarter and then pulled away, thanks to Devin Vassell (22 points) and Jakob Poeltl (15 points, 10 rebounds).

The Bucks are still waiting for Khris Middleton to return. They were also without Pat Connaughton and Joe Ingles, as well as Grayson Allen, who was ill before this match. Jevon Carter scored 21 points and Brook Lopez scored 19 points, but their efforts were not enough.

In Orlando, the Magic won their second consecutive victory for the first time this season, dominating the Phoenix Suns (114-97), especially thanks to twenty points (and 10 rebounds) from Wendell Carter Jr. and 17 points from Franz Wagner. , in the absence of promising rookie Paolo Banchero (left ankle).

Cameron Payne scored 22 points for the Suns, but Chris Paul was still nursing a sore right heel.

NBA: Tatum and Curry shine, Bucks fall

Losing their injured superstar LeBron James in California, the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 120-114. It is their fifth straight loss and they are tied with the Houston Rockets for the worst record in the NBA with two wins and ten losses.

The main architect of the Royals’ victory was De’Aaron Fox, who scored 32 points, including two consecutive baskets late in the game that turned the tide of the game in their favor. The Lakers surrendered in 118-114 for Sacramento.

Rudy Gobert was the best among the Frenchmen who were engaged on Friday, scoring 15 points on 100% shooting (5/5) and grabbing six rebounds (114 -103) for the Minnesota team that lost in Memphis.

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