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NBA. Chain of victories of Cleveland ends in Indiana

Cleveland Cavaliers Friday in the North American professional basketcompetitie (NBA), a defeat suffered after a series of thirteen victories in a row. On a visit to Indiana Pacers, they went with 106-102 down.

The Cavaliers were already since november 9, undefeated in the NBA and were looking for a fourteenth consecutive victory, with which they clubrecord would break. Star player LeBron James was good for 29 points, but his teammaats lacked precision in the finish and so was eventually narrowly lost. In the Eastern Conference, they remain second with eighteen victories and eight defeats.

Golden State Warriors recorded his sixth victory in a row on the move. On a visit to the Detroit Pistons, they took it with 98-102. Golden State is the first team since the Lakers in 2008-2009 and the eleventh team in the NBA history that outdoors six times in a row can win. In the absence of Stephen Curry, still injured on the ankle, it was Kevin Durant the luminary with less than 36 points. In the Western Conference, they remain second with 21 victories and 6 defeats.

The results of the Friday matches played in the North American professional basketcompetitie (NBA):

San Antonio – Boston 105-102

Memphis – Toronto 107-116

Milwaukee – Dallas 109-102

New Orleans – Sacramento 109-116 n.v.

Charlotte – Chicago 111-119 n.v.

Detroit – Golden State 98-102

Indiana – Cleveland 106-102

Orlando – Denver 89-103

Standings (wins, losses, winning percentage):

EASTERN CONFERENCE

.Atlantic Division:

1. Boston 22 5 0.815

2. Toronto 16 7 0.696

3. Philadelphia 13 11 0.542

4. New York 12 12 0.500

5. Brooklyn 10 14 0.417

.Central Division:

1. Cleveland 18 8 0.692

2. Milwaukee 14 10 0.583

3. Indiana 15 11 0.577

4. Detroit 14 11 0.560

5. Chicago 4 20 0.167

.Southeast Division:

1. Washington 14 11 0.560

2. Miami 11 13 0.458

3. Orlando 11 16 0.407

4. Charlotte 9 15 0.375

5. Atlanta 5 19 0.208

WESTERN CONFERENCE

.Northwest Division:

1. Minnesota 15 11 0.577

2. Denver 14 11 0.560

3. Portland 13 11 0.542

4. Utah 13 13 0.500

5. Oklahoma City 11 13 0.458

.Pacific Division:

1. Golden State 21 6 0.778

2. LA Lakers 9 15 0.375

3. LA Clippers 8 15 0.348

4. Phoenix 9 18 0.333

5. Sacramento 8 17 0.320

.Southwest Division:

1. Houston 19 4 0.826

2. San Antonio 18 8 0.692

3. New Orleans 13 13 0.500

4. Memphis 8 17 0.320

5. Dallas 7 19 0.269

Program of Saturday:

LA Clippers – Washington

Brooklyn – Miami

Charlotte – LA Lakers

Atlanta – Orlando

Cleveland – Philadelphia

Chicago – New York

Milwaukee – Utah

Memphis – Oklahoma City

Phoenix – San Antonio

Portland – Houston

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