Denver has Friday a narrow 112-113 victory booked with Portland in the North American professional basketcompetitie (NBA). The Nuggets remain so in the wake of the LA Clippers, a leader in the Western Conference. After four consecutive defeats tasted Houston in San Antonio again of the victory: 105-136.
Denver led the rest with a 68-53, but the Trail Blazers came up after the break. Knew Nikola Jokic and co. in the end one point of their lead, CJ McCollum failed Portland the victory to donate. Garry Harris (27 points) and Paul Millsap (22 points, 10 rebounds) were the architects of the victory, McCollum managed 33 points for the Trail Blazers.
Houston ended a sequence of four consecutive defeats. The Rockets, in June a finalist in the Western Conference, are on the dork in the beginning of the season. But on the parquet of San Antonio, the team managed itself, under the impulse of MVP, James Harden, yet again. “The Beard” threw 23 points through the basket and produced 10 assists. Also Clint Capela (27 points, 12 rebounds) and Eric Gordon (26 points) did their coin in the bag. When the Rockets fourth Chris Paul back after a dijblessure, he managed 14 points and 10 assists.
Houston is now twelfth with 10 victories and 11 defeats, two places lower state of San Antonio (10 wins to 12 defeats).
The LA Lakers defeated beyond Dallas with a 114-103, thanks to 28 points from star LeBron James. The Lakers, sixth in the Western Conference, won for the thirteenth time in 21 matches.
In the East, led to Kyrie Irving, good for 29 points, Boston over Cleveland: 128-95. The Celtics (12 wins-10 defeats) are in sixth place, and Cleveland is last with just four wins in 21 matches.