03 Nov 2019, 10:50 IST
Furkan Korkmaz was the hero because the Philadelphia 76ers preserved their excellent document within the NBA with a dramatic 129-128 win over the Portland Path Blazers.
Korkmaz made a clutch three-pointer with 0.four seconds remaining because the unbeaten 76ers improved to 5-Zero for the season on Saturday.
The Path Blazers had led due to Anfernee Simons’ three 2.2 seconds from the top in Portland, the place Korkmaz stepped up by hitting the game-winner as he fell to the ground.
Philadelphia, who trailed by as many as 21 factors within the third quarter within the absence of suspended star Joel Embiid, are off to their first 5-Zero begin for the reason that 2000-01 season.
In the meantime, the Golden State Warriors fell to 1-5 after dropping 93-87 to the Charlotte Hornets.
Golden State tasted defeat within the absence of Draymond Inexperienced and D’Angelo Russell – who had been dominated out on gameday – and Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.
Wiggins conjures up Timberwolves
Andre Wiggins had 21 factors because the Minnesota Timberwolves topped the Washington Wizards 131-109 with out banned star Karl-Anthony Cities.
Devin Booker led the Phoenix Suns to their fourth win of the season – a 114-105 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies – behind 21 factors on eight-of-13 capturing from the sector and an ideal three-of-three from three-point vary.
Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 23 factors as his workforce beat the New Orleans Pelicans 115-104.
Each Giannis Antetokounmpo and Eric Bledsoe had been near double-doubles nevertheless it was the reigning MVP who stole the present. Antetokounmpo recorded 36 factors to guide the Milwaukee Bucks previous defending champions the Toronto Raptors 115-105.
Poole highlights Warriors’ woes
Jordan Poole had simply 5 factors on two-of-nine capturing because the Warriors virtually pulled off the win.
The Orlando Magic’s second unit had been barely productive of their 91-87 loss to the Denver Nuggets. D.J. Augustin had simply 4 factors and Mo Bamba had just one.
Jokic with the fadeaway
Halloween is perhaps over however the Nikola Jokic aka the ‘”Joker” is right here to remain.
Jokic connects on the high-arcing fadeaway! #MileHighBasketball
— NBA (@NBA) November 3, 2019
The “Greek Freak” does all of it, clearly.
Giannis doing it on each ends with the DENY and NO LOOK dime! #FearTheDeer
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— NBA (@NBA) November 3, 2019
Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder 115-104 New Orleans Pelicans
Detroit Pistons 113-109 Brooklyn Nets
Denver Nuggets 91-87 Orlando Magic
Milwaukee Bucks 115-105 Toronto Raptors
Phoenix Suns 114-105 Memphis Grizzlies
Minnesota Timberwolves 131-109 Washington Wizards
Charlotte Hornets 93-87 Golden State Warriors
Philadelphia 76ers 129-128 Portland Path Blazers
Lakers at Spurs
The Los Angeles Lakers are dealing with the highlight nicely and the San Antonio Spurs are heating up. San Antonio toppled the injury-ridden Warriors on Friday behind Patty Mills’ 31 factors off the bench. All-and-all, it is going to make for an thrilling matchup when the 2 groups meet for the primary time this season on the AT&T Middle on Sunday.