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NBA: Dallas beats the Lakers at the buzzer, the Sixers continue

2023-03-18T08:43:52.506Z


Thanks to an award-winning shot, Maxi Kleber bent Los Angeles at the very end of the game. Sixth success in a row for the Sixers.


A three-point basket at the buzzer from Maxi Kleber, hero for a night, allowed the Mavericks to win (111-110) at Lakers again weakened in the standings, Friday in the NBA, Joel Embiid guiding the Sixers to a seventh success in a row.

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He had all the purple and gold on the overcoat, which had logically made him the N.1 danger in this burning money-time in view of his 38 planted points.

So Kyrie Irving had the good idea, in the traffic, to bring out the ball to the German winger, who hit the mark with maximum efficiency.

Deprived of Luka Doncic, Dallas thought it was going to bow after having yet counted 14 units in advance, because in the wake of Anthony Davis (26 pts, 10 rebounds) LA finished stronger.

But the interior, leader of attack in the absence of LeBron James (ankle), made only one of his two free throws obtained 6 seconds from the end, which gave a gap of two points.

So insufficient.

After this second consecutive defeat, the Lakers occupy the 10th place in the West, the last of the barrage, under the threat of Utah (11th), by thanking Houston, penultimate, to have garnered a third consecutive success (114- 112) against New Orleans (12th).

The Mavs, for their part, go back to 6th place, to the detriment of Golden State (7th), which again made an open house operation in defense, resulting in a loss (127-119) in Atlanta, where Trae Young was the Hawks' leading scorer (25 pts).

Without the suspended Draymond Green, the Warriors suffered their tenth consecutive loss off the bases, despite 31 points from Stephen Curry.

DeRozan is a hit

Is there a mental block?

"

No, we play well, but it's hard to win away in this league.

And we can't.

However, we had our chances in the last two minutes...

", declared their coach Steve Kerr, nevertheless wanting to be optimistic: "

these guys are fighting.

I believe in them and I think something good will happen with this group.

We just have to keep moving forward

”.

Behind the defending champion, are the Timberwolves (8th) who spent a difficult evening in Chicago, beaten after a double overtime (139-131), deploring the injury to the right foot of Anthony Edwards, who shouted his pain after a bad reception.

If Rudy Gobert had one of his best performances of the season (21 pts, 19 rebounds, 5 blocks), it was undercut by that of the rear of the Bulls DeMar DeRozan, author of 49 points.

In the East, Joel Embiid planted 38, which largely contributed to the correction inflicted by Philadelphia in Charlotte (121-82).

The Cameroonian, contender for the MVP trophy, is averaging 35 points per game in March.

"

We know what to do offensively and defensively, everyone is doing their job ... and tonight we did it as a team

", welcomed the pivot, particularly skilful (16 out of 21 in shooting , 13 rbds).

In the East, the Sixers (3rd) continue to hound Boston, which has mastered Portland (126-112), thanks in particular to Jayson Tatum (34 pts, 12 rebounds) and Jaylen Brown (27 pts).

Opposite Damian Lillard was still prolific (41 pts) for nothing.

Source: lefigaro

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