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NBA. Houston pushes San Antonio is still a little deeper in the well: first time no play-offs since 1997?

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Houston Tuesday in the North American basketbalcompetitie (NBA) San Antonio knocked off with a 109-93. For San Antonio is the new defeat is a bad thing with the eye on the play-offs. Houston has his ticket for the playoffs all season.

James Harden was again the great luminary in the winning camp. ‘The Beard’ was good for 28 points in 29 minutes. Also Chris Paul (18 pts), Clint Capela (13 pts) and Trevor Ariza (15 pts) had a large share in the victory.

San Antonio is after the defeat only on the tenth place and is, therefore, virtually eliminated in the battle for the play-offs. It would be the first time since 1997 that the team is the final round of the fog.

Oklahoma City was dealing with Sacramento in 106-101. Russell Westbrook was the man-in-form with the 99th ‘triple double’ of his career: seventeen points, ten rebounds and eleven assists.

Portland knocked furthermore Miami with 115-99, good for their tenth consecutive victory thanks to 32 points from Damian Lillard and Memphis lost on its own field of Milwaukee (103-121). For the Bucks was Brandon Jennings, his comeback with 16 points.

Results:

Portland – Miami 115-99

Houston – San Antonio 109-93

Memphis – Milwaukee 103-121

Oklahoma City – Sacramento 106-101

Standings (wins, losses, winning percentage):

EASTERN CONFERENCE

1. Toronto 49 17 0.742 (x)

2. Boston 46 21 0.687 (x)

3. Indiana 39 28 0.582

4. Cleveland 38 28 0.576

5. Washington 38 29 0.567

6. Philadelphia 36 29 0.554

7. Milwaukee 36 31 0.537

8. Miami 36 32 0.529

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9. Detroit 30 36 0.455

10. Charlotte 29 38 0.433

11. New York 24 43 0.358

12. Chicago 23 43 0.348

13. Brooklyn 21 46 0.313

14. Orlando 20 47 0.299 (off)

15. Atlanta 20 47 0.299 (off)

WESTERN CONFERENCE

1. Houston 53 14 0.791 (x)

2. Golden State 51 16 0.761 (x)

3. Portland 41 26 0.612

4. Oklahoma City 40 29 0.580

5. New Orleans 38 28 0.576

6. Minnesota 39 29 0.574

7. LA Clippers 36 29 0.554

8. Utah 37 30 0.552

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9. Denver 37 30 0.552

10. San Antonio 37 30 0.552

11. LA Lakers 30 36 0.455

12. Dallas 21 46 0.313 (off)

13. Sacramento 21 47 0.309 (off)

14. Phoenix 19 49 0.279 (off)

15. Memphis 18 49 0.269 (off)

(x) placed for the Play-offs

(off) switched off for the Play-offs

Program for Tuesday:

Philadelphia – Indiana

Washington – Minnesota

Atlanta – Oklahoma City

Brooklyn – Toronto

New York – Dallas

Chicago – LA Clippers

New Orleans – Charlotte

San Antonio – Orlando

Utah – Detroit

Phoenix – Cleveland

LA Lakers – Denver

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