Brooklyn wins again, Jayson Tatum (Boston) and Joel Embiid (Philadelphia) fly away

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Brooklyn wins again, Jayson Tatum (Boston) and Joel Embiid (Philadelphia) fly away

The team: Brooklyn is better

After a completely failed start (a victory in the first six matches) and a change of coach (Jacques Vaughn instead of Steve Nash), the Brooklyn Nets are improving. Saturday, they won at the Los Angeles Clippers (110-95) and thus signed a fourth success in five games. Kevin Durant led the New York franchise with 27 points. Coming from the bench, Seth Curry scored 22, including 14 in the last quarter. The Nets played without the still-suspended Kyrie Irving. Vaughn said he won’t play Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers either. Brooklyn is 11th in the Eastern Conference.

Players: Tatum and Embiid hover

The Boston Celtics, second in the East, have won their sixth straight victory at the Detroit Pistons (117-108). And Jayson Tatum was impressive again. Already the author of seven meetings with more than 30 points, he exceeded the 40 mark on Saturday. points) and also grabbed 10 rebounds. At the same time, the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Atlanta Hawks (121-109). Joel Embiid, the pivot of “Philly”, also flew high with 42 points (14/25 to shoot including 1/6 at three points) and 10 rebounds.

The stat: Dinwiddie lets go at three points

The Dallas Mavericks snapped a two-game losing streak, defeating the Portland Trailblazers (117-112). Luka Doncic scored the 49th triple-double of his career, exceeding, like Jayson Tatum and Joel Embiid, the 40 pts mark (42 points, 13 rebounds, 10 assists). But Spencer Dinwiddie also helped the Texans win. He feasted on three-point shots, converting six of his eight attempts. Dinwiddie finished the game with 20 points scored to which he added seven rebounds and six assists.

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