It is a disgrace the Powerball jackpot is not rising but as a result of then I might join it to the actually low odds of the NBA going practically a month with out a 50 level recreation to start out 2022-23 solely to get some two in a single evening in November.
Superhuman performances from Darius Garland and Joel Embiid had been unprecedented in their very own manner, however they had been removed from the one motion in #ThisLeague from Sunday.
Non-obligatory protection as OKC beat Knicks, 145-135
Vibration examine on OKC? About pretty much as good as they will get. Shai (37p, 5r, 8a, 3s, 2b) is wanting higher than ever, Giddey received a triple double on 10/24/12 and Lu Dort added 24.
Vibe examine on the Knicks? RJ Barrett was benched after choosing up 4 fouls in 19 minutes and perimeter teammate Evan Fournier was fully shut out, going 0-5.
Wolves survive Cavs comeback try, 129-124
Our first 50 level recreation of the season! With a second but to return!
Darius Garland entered the fourth with a paltry 24 earlier than a 27-point explosion (most factors by any fourth-quarter Cavalier ever, even LeBron) as Cleveland tried to return again from a deficit at two digits.
As valiant as Cleveland’s 40-25 comeback try was within the quarter, it failed on a sloppy comeback with an opportunity to tie the sport at 127 with 8 seconds left. Good nights of taking pictures by D’Angelo Russell (30 factors on 13 pictures) and Karl-Anthony Cities (29 factors on 16 pictures) proved an excessive amount of for Garland and Cleveland to beat.
Porzingis leads Wizards previous shorthanded Grizzlies, 102-92
No Ja and no Bane means 22 pictures for Dillon Brooks, which is nearly by no means a great factor. 25 factors is an above common evening for Porzingis, however 21 factors for Deni Avdija is what strikes me. After 11 single digit video games, Avdija has now scored 12, 13 and 21 consecutive video games.
Embiid has one of many biggest nights in NBA historical past because the Sixers beat the Jazz, 105-98
Keep in mind, actually Saturday evening when Embiid had 46/10/6? These are rookie numbers. We’re upping these numbers with Embiid’s legendary Sunday evening. That is 59 factors (solely 28 pictures!!!), 11 rebounds, 8 assists and seven blocks? In accordance StatMuse, that is the one time this line has been made. Give him the MVP in the present day.
In the meantime for Utah, the Jazz continues to be the Jazz. Seven completely different gamers performed greater than 20 minutes and none reached 35 minutes; 5 hit double digits. Their 10-5 mark ought to be applauded up to now. However nothing stopped Joel on Sunday.
Nuggets destroy bulls, 126-103
Sizzling taking pictures from Michael Porter Jr. (31 factors on 6-9 of three) and Joker’s elite distribution (14 assists) gave the Nuggets cushion to take fourth with a 21-point lead .
Kings handle enterprise in 122-115 win over Warriors
I believe it is time to begin worrying about Golden State, no less than a bit of. They’re now 5-8 and thirteenth (!!!) within the West, far behind the Kings, who at the moment are 6-6 and ninth. They’re 6-2 for the reason that begin of the season 0-4 and have largely relied on Domantas Sabonis these days:
Domantas Sabonis on his final 6 matches:
26 PTS – 22 CER – 8 AST
21 PTS – 10 CER – 6 AST
21 PTS – 5 CER – 6 AST
19 PTS – 14 CER – 6 AST
25 PTS – 11 CER – 6 AST
22 PTS – 12 CER – 8 AST pic.twitter.com/qOh1lyfbAT
— NBACentral (@TheNBACentral) November 14, 2022
Lakers shedding streak in 116-103 win over Brooklyn