Miami wins clash against Phoenix with a decisive counter from Jimmy Butler

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Miami wins clash against Phoenix with a decisive counter from Jimmy Butler

Action of the night: Jimmy Butler’s counter

It was a real clash between ambitious and he kept his promises. On the night of Monday to Tuesday, Miami won with a header at home against Phoenix (113-112), who had the ball to win. Missed, or rather blocked by Jimmy Butler, face-to-face with Suns star Devin Booker (25 points), glued to the action.

The happy conclusion, for the Heat, of an intense match, never devoid of suspense despite the good effort of Phoenix, who led by 13 points in the last quarter before suffering the return of Miami. If Butler, also author of 16 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists, was the final hero, the strongman of Floridians was Bam Adebayo, with a huge performance in the paint: 30 points and 10 rebounds. “These two guys are really the two centerpieces of our team”insisted their coach, Erik Spoelstra.

The perf of the night: Poole party in San Francisco

The sun is not looking good at the Golden State Warriors, stuck at the bottom of the ranking due to a disastrous road trip in early November. But the defending champions found a smile for an evening by crushing the San Antonio Spurs (132-95). Match marked by the fire that inhabited Jordan Poole, 36 points in 29 minutes of play.

“He was incredible in attack”, could only appreciate Steve Kerr, his coach, after the ovation received by the player from the Chase Center. Poole, 23, finishes for the 13th time in a career a game with 30 points or more (record 38).

The info of the night: Jaren Jackson Jr on the return

Best blocker last season (2.3 average), Jaren Jackson Jr missed the whole start of the season due to a broken right foot contracted in June. After five months away from the courts, the interior could make its return next night, during the Memphis game at the New Orleans Pelicans, as announced by his team (he is “questionable”). A valuable reinforcement for the Grizzlies, while Jackson Jr weighed 16.3 points and 5.8 rebounds last year.

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