After six defeats, Cleveland last night for the first time this season, won in the North American professional basketcompetitie (NBA). The Cavaliers took the 136-114 of Atlanta.
Cleveland won in 2016 the NBA title and was the past four seasons, each time in the final. But after the dramatic seizoensbegin had to coach Tyronn Lue Sunday, a blow, two days later, the first seizoenszege a fact. Against Atlanta was Rodney Hood good for 26 points.
Still in the Eastern Conference won Toronto for the seventh time this season. It was 129-112 against Philadelphia, thanks to 31 points from Kawhi Leonard.
In the Western Conference took out Oklahoma City with 128-110 of the LA Clippers, under the impulse of Russell Westbrook (32 points and 8 assists) and Paul George (32 points, 12 rebounds). After four defeats book Thunder as a second consecutive victory.
Houston, the best team of the past regular season, then went home again with 85-104 down against Portland. Without MVP James Harden lost to the Rockets for the fourth time in a row in their Toyota Center. (belga)