The Utah Jazz has returned to success, against the Charlotte Hornets (132-110). However, the Los Angeles Lakers recorded a third loss in a row, against the Washington Wizards (124-127 AD).
The match of the night
Utah didn’t have time to procrastinate too much after losing to the Clippers. On the night of Monday to Tuesday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Jazz returned to victory against the Charlotte Hornets (132-110). All carried by a man in particular, who finished top scorer of his franchise and of this meeting. Indeed, Donovan Mitchell has compiled statistics of 23 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists. A victory also acquired thanks to a new franchise record, namely the award-winning shots, thanks in particular to the 14/17 of Joe Ingles and Georges Niang off the bench, with 28 three-pointers in all. Led until the end of the third and final quarter, Utah then definitely took things in hand. Opposite, Gordon Hayward, after his 21 points, injured his right hand and then had to leave his partners prematurely during the last quarter. At his side, LaMelo Ball was also far from demerit (21 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals), but that was not enough.
MVP of the night
The Suns are in great shape. On the night of Monday to Tuesday, as part of the NBA regular season, Phoenix chained a third victory in a row, against the Portland Trail Blazers (132-100). The franchise based in the state of Arizona is now even twelve victories in its last fourteen meetings. A very good current pass about which Devin Booker is certainly no stranger. Against the Blazers, the full-back finished leading scorer in his franchise and in the game, with personal stats of 34 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. At his side, DeAndre Ayton (19 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists), Dario Saric (14 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist) and Cam Johnson (13 points, 3 rebounds) also responded more than present. The Suns have gradually stifled their opponent, still under the impetus of Booker. After the break, the third quarter was one-sided (37-17) and behind, the gap has therefore continued to increase to reach +32.
The flop of the night
The Lakers can’t do it anymore! On the night of Monday to Tuesday, as part of the NBA regular season, the Los Angeles-based franchise recorded a third loss in a row, this time against the Washington Wizards and after overtime (124-127), on its own. parquet. However, it is the title holders who had a lead of up to 17 units. The Wizards, meanwhile, are now five in a row, ongoing series. In this last meeting, the franchise of Washington was above all carried by a particularly prolific duo. Indeed, Bradley Beal finished top scorer in his franchise but also top scorer in this game, with personal stats of 33 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Just behind him, Russell Westbrook, with a double-double to the key, compiled 32 points, 14 rebounds and 9 assists. Opposite, LeBron James had a full game (31 points, 9 rebounds, 13 assists) but that was not enough.
French of the night
Two French were on the floors, on the night of Monday to Tuesday, as part of the NBA regular season. If Theo Maledon (8 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists) lost with his franchise of the Oklahoma City Thunder against the Miami Heat (94-108), on the other hand, Rudy Gobert had a completely different fate. Indeed, the Habs have therefore returned to success, with their franchise of Utah Jazz against the Charlotte Hornets (132-110). A victory in which he greatly participated, he who even finished with a new double-double and the following personal statistics: 10 points, 12 rebounds, 1 assist. A new extremely solid match therefore for Gobert. The latter stood out more than once, especially during an action that ended with a double against in his favor. At that time, the Jazz was then in the process of suffocating its opponent for one night, permanently.
NBA / REGULAR SEASON
Monday, February 22, 2021
Houston Rockets – Chicago Bulls : 100-120
Dallas mavericks – Memphis Grizzlies: 102-92
Oklahoma City Thunder – Miami heat : 94-108
>>> Théo Maledon (OKC) (14 points (5/7 on shots, 3/4 on 3pts and 1/1 on free throws), 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 fouls, 0 interceptions, 5 lost balls and 0 against in 33 minutes of play).
Phoenix suns – Portland Trail Blazers: 132-100
Utah Jazz – Charlotte Hornets: 132-110
>>> Rudy Gobert (UTA) (10 points (3/4 on shots, 0/0 at 3pts and 4/4 on free throws), 12 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 fouls, 0 interceptions, 4 lost balls and 6 blocks in 30 minutes of play).
Los Angeles Lakers – Washington wizards : 124-127 AD
Postponed: Indiana Pacers – San Antonio Spurs