Basketball – NBA – Boston at the end of the night

The clash between Boston and the LA Clippers kept all its promises this Thursday with a success for the Celtics after two overtime periods (141-133). For the winners, Jayson Tatum scored 39 points. Last game before the All-Star weekend break (February 14-16 in Chicago), the shock between the Boston Celtics and the LA Clippers did not disappoint. Beaten after extra time in the November game in Los Angeles (104-107), the Celtics took their revenge and won after two extra time this time (141-133). The neo-All Star Jayson Tatum (39 points, 5 of 10 on three points, 9 rebounds) and Marcus Smart (31 points, 10 of 20 on shots) who replaced Jaylen Brown (calf) in the starting five, registered almost half of Boston's total. Gordon Hayward (21 points, 13 rebounds) was decisive in the last minute of the second overtime with a counter on Lou Williams and four successful free throws to break the break.

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For the Clippers, already deprived of Patrick Beverley (adductors), Paul George played only fifteen minutes before going out definitively in the second quarter due to a new hamstring alert. The day of Thursday did not frankly smile at the 2016 Olympic champion since he had been bailed out a few hours earlierFined $ 35,000 for Criticizing Arbitration. Lou Williams took over in scoring (35 points, 33 shots attempted) but LA broke in the second overtime. NBA: the classification of the Eastern conference A three-point basket from newcomer Marcus Morris, back on his former floor, had allowed the Clippers to clinch a first overtime (114-114) before another award-winning shot, this time from Landry Shamet, caused a second "& Nbsp; overtime & nbsp;" at 127-127. Montrezl Harrell (24 points, 13 rebounds) fought as usual but Kawhi Leonard (28 points to 10 of 27, 1 of 6 to three points) did not weigh in the end of the match. The Celtics will therefore pass the truce well set to third place in the Eastern conference, chasing a seven-game winning streak at home while the Clippers, beaten in Philadelphia Tuesday (110-103), concede a third loss in four matches in their series of matches in the East. In the other meeting of the night, Oklahoma City won in New Orleans (123-118) with 29 points from winger Danilo Gallinari, untenable in money-time (11 points in the fourth quarter) to prevent all back from the Pelicans. The Thunder, which remained on two losses, had widened by thirteen points in the third quarter before being joined and even briefly exceeded. For the Pelicans, deprived Thursday of the All-Star Brandon Ingram (ankle), it is an end of the series after three wins in a row with at least 124 points scored. For the tenth game of his professional career, number 1 in the 2019 draft, Zion Williamson, scored 32 points, breaking his personal best (31). Since it started, delayed three months after knee surgery, the Pelicans are five wins for five losses with little hope of play-offs unlike OKC well established in sixth place in the Western Conference. NBA: the classification of the Western conference"data-reactid =" 20 ">
For the Clippers, already deprived of Patrick Beverley (adductors), Paul George played only fifteen minutes before going out definitively in the second quarter due to a new hamstring alert. The day on Thursday did not frankly smile at the 2016 Olympic champion since he had been fined a few hours earlier a fine of 35,000 dollars for criticizing the arbitration. Lou Williams took over in scoring (35 points, 33 shots attempted) but LA broke in the second overtime. NBA: Eastern conference ranking A three-point basket from newcomer Marcus Morris, back on his former floor, had enabled the Clippers to clinch a first overtime (114-114) before another award-winning shot, this time of Landry Shamet, does cause a second overtime at 127-127. Montrezl Harrell (24 points, 13 rebounds) fought as usual but Kawhi Leonard (28 points to 10 of 27, 1 of 6 to three points) did not weigh in the end of the match. The Celtics will therefore pass the well-lulled truce in third place in the Eastern conference, pursuing a series of seven consecutive victories at home while the Clippers, beaten in Philadelphia on Tuesday (110-103), concede a third loss in four games in their series of matches in the East. In the other meeting of the night, Oklahoma City won in New Orleans (123-118) with 29 points from winger Danilo Gallinari, untenable in money-time (11 points in the fourth quarter) to prevent all back from the Pelicans. The Thunder, which remained on two losses, had widened by thirteen points in the third quarter before being joined and even briefly exceeded. For the Pelicans, deprived Thursday of the All-Star Brandon Ingram (ankle), it is an end of the series after three wins in a row with at least 124 points scored. For the tenth game of his professional career, the number 1 in the 2019 draft, Zion Williamson, scored 32 points, breaking his personal best (31). Since its start, delayed three months after knee surgery, the Pelicans are five successes for five defeats with little hope of play-offs unlike OKC well installed in sixth place in the Western Conference. NBA: the classification of the Western conference