DescriptionAnthony Davis© AP Photo/Ringo H. W. Chiu
TASS, 4 August. “Los Angeles Lakers” victory in the regular season of the National basketball Association (NBA) over Utah. The meeting ended with the score 116:108.
The most productive player in both teams was forward of the Lakers, Anthony Davis. His 42 points, 12 rebounds and four assists. Colleague role, and teammate LeBron James scored 22 points, made eight rebounds and nine assists.
Most points in the “Utah” on the scored point guard Donovan Mitchell (33). In the asset team center Rudy Gobert double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds.
In the other match of the day “Denver” in overtime beat “Oklahoma” with a score of 121:113. Triple-double scored center Nikola jokić (30 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists). The most productive player of the match was forward “Denver” Michael porter (37 points, 12 rebounds). In the part of Oklahoma most points scored point guard Shea Gilges-Alexander (24).
The drawing was resumed on August 31, will finish his 22 teams. The participants were clubs, which at the time of abandonment were in the area playoffs (the first eight places in each conference). Will also continue the season and teams lagged not more than six victories from them. From clubs in the Western conference in the list “Portland”, “new Orleans”, “Sacramento”, “San Antonio” and “Phoenix” from the Eastern conference – Washington.
The teams will play eight matches selected from the remaining meetings of the regular season. Directly in the playoffs will be held at the seven best teams of each conference. If took eighth place team ahead of ninth more than four wins, it also will come in the playoffs. In the case of smaller difference clubs will hold a face-to-face confrontation, with which won the ninth place team to qualify, you need to get two wins in a row.
The results of the other matches
- “Miami” – “Toronto” – 103:107;
- “Washington” – “Indiana” – 100:111;
- “New Orleans” – “Memphis” – 109:99;
- “Philadelphia” – “San Antonio” – 132:130.