Nets sweep Warriors, Giannis and LeBron stand out in setback, Duarte 14, Horford 6

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    <p> Nets' Kevin Durant holds the ball against the Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green defense in Wednesday night's game.</p>

On another nightmarish night in New York, the Golden State Warriors were overwhelmed 143-113 by the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday in the NBA, in which the Milwaukee Bucks fell in Cleveland despite a great performance from Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The Warriors, the defending NBA champions, continue to resent the injury of their star Stephen Curry and remain in eleventh position in the Western Conference, outside from playoff berths to playoffs.

If the night before they were massacred 132-94 on the New York Knicks home field, Golden State succumbed to their death. this Wednesday against the neighboring Brooklyn Nets, who already dominated at halftime by a resounding 91-51.

Those 91 points are the Nets franchise scoring record in a half. in a game and is also the third most by any team in a first half.  

Kevin Durant, with 23 points, led the field. It was a great choral performance by the Nets, who did not miss their other figure, the injured Kyrie Irving.

Up to nine Brooklyn players reached double-digit scores due to the frustration of the Nets. n from Warriors manager Steve Kerr.

The Nets, who had a stormy start to the season in which they fired coach Steve Nash, now have won seven straight and are in fourth place. from the East.

"We always take it one day at a time, we don’t rush. All the boys are playing better every day, let's see what happens. What happens,” Durant said of the expectations he's setting for himself. lifting his team.

For Golden State, his leading scorer was backup power forward James Wiseman with 30 points, the best mark of his young career.

Other than Curry, Golden State also didn't count on any of the other players. He is with two other starters: guard Klay Thompson on rest and forward Andrew Wiggins with an adductor problem on which he is suffering. He's close to recovery.

The Warriors are looking with increasing concern to the future with Curry's left shoulder injury, which will keep him going. He will be out for at least a few weeks.

The team led by Kerr is the second defender of the ring to lose consecutive games by at least 30 points after the Chicago Bulls in 1999.

Siakam explodes with 52 points
In another of Wednesday's 11 games, the Toronto Raptors ended an eight-game winning streak for the Knicks by beating them 113-106.

The star of the game was the power forward. Pascal Siakam, who achieved the the best annotation of his career with 52 points, to which he added; 9 rebounds and 7 assists.

For the Knicks, Julius Randle and RJ Barrett each reached 30 points.

On his side, the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 114-106, who had the notable absence of guard Khris Middleton.

Giannis Antetokounmpo tried to win the game. He got behind the Bucks with 45 points and 14 rebounds that were insufficient before the performance of the trio of Cavaliers figures: Donovan Mitchell (36 points), Darius Garland (23) and Jarrett Allen (19).

Forward Jayson Tatum was another superstar who shined brightly. (41 points) without being able to avoid the surprising loss of his Boston Celtics 117-112 against the visiting Indiana Pacers.

Tyrese Haliburton led the game. to Indiana with 33 points, 8 assists and 6 triples. Chris Duarte had 14 points with 4 3-pointers in 15 minutes.

Al Horford had a record 3-pointer. six points, six rebounds and four assists for the Celtics.

In Atlanta, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Hawks 110-108 with a basket over the buzzer by point guard Ayo Dosunmu.

And in one of the last games of the night, the Los Angeles Lakers fell 134-120 on the court of the Sacramento Kings, led by a dominant Domantas Sabonis, who shone hard. with a triple-double of 13 points, 21 rebounds and 12 assists.

LeBron James had a 12-point lead. 31 points, 11 assists and 3 blocks but the Lakers, without Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook, continue to move away from the playoffs and fell to the thirteenth place in the West.

Wednesday results in the NBA:  

Philadelphia 76ers – Detroit Pistons 113-93

Cleveland Cavaliers – Milwaukee Bucks 114-106

Atlanta Hawks – Chicago Bulls 108-110

Boston Celtics – Indiana Pacers 112-117

Brooklyn Nets – Golden State Warriors 143-113

NY Knicks – Toronto Raptors 106 -113

Houston Rockets – Orlando Magic 110-116

Minnesota Timberwolves – Dallas Mavericks 99-104

Oklahoma City Thunder – Portland Trail Blazers 101-98< /p>

Sacramento Kings – LA Lakers 134-120

LA Clippers – Charlotte Hornets 126-105

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