The regular season in the NBA continued with 9 matches. In the battle of the Western Conference teams, the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Houston Rockets, for which national basketball player Alperen Şengün wore, with a score of 131-114 at home. Damian Lillard, who played 71 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists for Portland, was the architect of the victory. Lillard also became the 8th player in NBA history to score 70 or more points in a game with his performance. In addition, Jerami Grant contributed 13 points and Nassir Little contributed 11 points. In Houston, Alperen Şengün’s double-double performance of 17 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists could not prevent the defeat. After this result, Portland increased the number of wins to 29, while Houston took its 47th defeat.
DENVER BEATS CLIPPERS IN OVERTIME
The Western Conference leader Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Clippers at home, 134-124 after overtime. Nikola Jokic, who had a triple-double with 40 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists in Denver, brought the victory to his team, while Michael Porter Jr. 29 points and Jamal Murray scored 21 points. For the Clippers, Kahwi Leonard had 33 points, 6 rebounds and Paul George had 23 points and 4 assists. Thus, Denver got their 42nd win, while the Clippers suffered their 29th defeat.
THE ENTIRE NIGHT IN THE NBA HERE
Milwaukee Bucks: 104 – Phoenix Suns: 101
Atlanta Hawks: 129 – Brooklyn Nets: 127
Chicago Bulls: 102 – Washington Wizards: 82
Dallas Mavericks: 108 – Los Angeles Lakers: 111
Cleveland Cavaliers: 118 – Toronto Raptors: 93
Oklahoma City Thunder: 115 – Sacramento Kings: 124
Golden State Warriors: 109 – Minnesota Timberwolves: 104
Portland Trail Blazers: 131 – Houston Rockets: 114
Denver Nuggets: 134 – Los Angeles Clippers: 124