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NBA. LA Clippers make end of historic range of San Antonio, rookie of Dallas seem to be crazy

The San Antonio Spurs have always been an example of steadfastness in the NBA. But after almost two decades, came by the end of Tuesday an end to a historic series by a defeat against the LA Clippers.

The Spurs of Tony Parker this season for the first time in eighteen(!) years not to the fifty victories to get to. The last time San Antonio under that border remained, was in the (shortened) season 1998/1999. The last time the Spurs less games won than lost already dates from the season 1996/1997. Not much later they were able to Tim Duncan to select in the NBA Draft.

The troops of coach Gregg Popovich by a 113-110 defeat to the LA Clippers provisional stitches on 45 victories, while there are still only four games to play. With the Clippers was Lou Williams, good for 15 points in the last quarter, Tobias Harris scored 31 points.

The Houston Rockets have Tuesday a 120-104 thuiszege booked against the Washington Wizards. For the leader in the Western Conference and a favorite for the NBA title was the 63rd victory of the season. On the other hand there are only 15 defeats. With 38 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists was James Harden yet again the luminary with the Rockets. Bradley Beal went to the Wizards to 27 points.

The leader in the Eastern Conference then went back down. The Toronto Raptors had with 112-106 the thumbs against the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James, who else, was the big man for the home team with 27 points. The Boston Celtics lost. Giannis Antetokounmpo led his Milwaukee Bucks to a 106-102 victory. The Golden State Warriors won. Kevin Durant scored 34 points against his former team Oklahoma City Thunder in a 107-111 victory.

Al was the highlight of the day however, the opinion of Dallas Mavericks-rookie Dennis Smith Junior, which is extracted with an amazing dunk against the Portland Trail Blazers.

Results:

LA Clippers – San Antonio 113-110

Dallas – Portland 115-109

Miami – Atlanta 101-98

New York – Orlando 73-97

Phoenix – Sacramento 97-94

Denver – Indiana 107-104

Utah – LA Lakers 117-110

Chicago – Charlotte 120-114

Houston – Washington 120-104

Milwaukee – Boston 106-102

Oklahoma City – Golden State 107-111

Cleveland – Toronto 112-106

Philadelphia – Brooklyn 121-95

Standings (wins, losses, winning percentage):

EASTERN CONFERENCE

1. Toronto 55 22 0.714 (x)

2. Boston 53 24 0.688 (x)

3. Cleveland 48 30 0.615 (x)

4. Philadelphia 47 30 0.610 (x)

5. Indiana 46 32 0.590 (x)

6. Miami 42 36 0.538 (x)

7. Washington 42 36 0.538 (x)

8. Milwaukee 42 36 0.538

9. Detroit 37 40 0.481

10. Charlotte 34 45 0.430

11. Chicago 27 51 0.346

12. New York 27 51 0.346

13. Brooklyn 25 53 0.321

14. Orlando 23 54 0.299

15. Atlanta 22 56 0.282

WESTERN CONFERENCE

1. Houston 63 15 0.808 (x)

2. Golden State 57 21 0.731 (x)

3. Portland 48 30 0.615 (x)

4. Utah 45 33 0.577

5. San Antonio 45 33 0.577

6. Oklahoma City 45 34 0.570

7. Minnesota 44 34 0.564

8. New Orleans 43 34 0.558

9. Denver 43 35 0.551

10. LA Clippers 42 36 0.538

11. LA Lakers 33 44 0.429

12. Sacramento 25 54 0.316

13. Dallas 24 54 0.308

14. Memphis 21 56 0.273

15. Phoenix 20 59 0.253

(x) placed for play-offs

Program of Wednesday:

Detroit – Philadelphia

Orlando – Dallas

Atlanta – Miami

Toronto – Boston

New Orleans – Memphis

LA Lakers – San Antonio

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