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Antetokounmpo on fire, ten out of ten for Phoenix!



Currently unstoppable, Phoenix chained a tenth victory Wednesday against Dallas, deprived of Luka Doncic. Thanks to a stratospheric Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee returned to success and subjected the Lakers to their second loss in a row. End of series for Washington, fallen to Charlotte, while Portland slowed down Chicago and Orlando again made New York drink the cup.

The awakening of Milwaukee, which remained on two defeats, before welcoming the Lakers in the shock of the night, Wednesday in Wisconsin, would inevitably pass by Giannis Antetokounmpo. You didn’t have to be a genius to know that. The Greek, himself, knew that in the event of an XXL performance on his part against the Californians, there would be much to think that his team would return to success. And that’s precisely what happened on Wednesday when the “Greek Freak”, really phenomenal, was executioner during the whole evening of the band to LeBron James, still absent but very close to a return on the floors, according to the latest news, to allow the Bucks to return to success (109-102) on the occasion of the reunion of the reigning champions with their public, in addition with the return to the field of the other All- Milwaukee star Khris Middleton (16 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists), absent for eight games. An explosive cocktail concocted by the house bartender, author of a real recital (47 points to 18 of 23 on shots), which allowed the Bucks to subject the Lakers to an excellent Talen Horton-Tucker again (25 points, 12 rebounds) a second loss in a row and to find a smile before possibly confirming against OKC, again at home on Friday. It should, because Milwaukee is still in an unworthy eleventh place, far from the leader in East Washington.

End of series for the Wizards

However, after five consecutive victories, the Wizards fell on Wednesday (97-87), on the floor of this Charlotte team who obviously takes pleasure in bringing down the big guys. Recently, the Hornets had offered themselves Golden State and Stephen Curry. This time, it is the franchise of the capital and its serial scorer Bradley Beal, author of 24 points for his return, who drank the cup against LaMelo Ball (only 11 points, but 14 assists, his new record in the domain) and his own, now undefeated for four games. On the side of Phoenix, in the West, we can no longer count the consecutive victories for the Suns. Or, rather if, precisely, we count them. And Arizona players lined up a tenth win on Wednesday against Mavericks deprived of their strategist Luka Doncic, hit in an ankle two days earlier and left to rest.

Ten in a row for Phoenix

Once again, Devin Booker (24 points), well supported by Chris Paul (7 points, 14 assists) showed the way to the solid runner-up of the Warriors. Solid, Portland is also strong when it occurs in its room. Wednesday, Blazers clinched seventh straight win in Oregon, where Zach LaVine (30 points) nevertheless gave everything to allow Chicago to chain a third victory in a row. It was not knowing the seventh in the Western Conference and his playing master Damian Lillard. The Portland star playmaker, author of a double-double (22 points, 10 assists), even broke a new record by erasing tablets with now 3,803 successful free throws the legendary Clyde Drexler (3,798 throws), long remained the undisputed master of the franchise in this area. Note also the new relapse of New York, still beaten (104-98) by the red lantern in East Orlando, who came to take advantage of the very small form of Evan Fournier (only 5 points in 21 minutes) and the Knicks for earn his fourth victory this season. The second already facing New Yorkers who are seriously struggling.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Charlotte hornets – Washington Wizards: 97 – 87
Detroit Pistons – Indiana Pacers: 97 – 89
Atlanta hawks – Boston Celtics: 110 – 99
Brooklyn nets – Cleveland Cavaliers: 109 – 99
Miami heat – New Orleans Pelicans: 113 – 98
New York Knicks – Orlando Magic : 98 – 104
Milwaukee Bucks – Los Angeles Lakers: 109 – 102
Minnesota Timberwolves – Sacramento Kings: 107 – 97
Oklahoma City Thunder – Houston Rockets: 101 – 89
Phoenix suns – Dallas Mavericks: 105 – 98
Portland Trail Blazers – Chicago Bulls: 112 – 107

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