Last night’s most exciting games in the NBA
We here at Deadspin understand that you need to get into those REM cycles, in addition to catching up on The Mandolorian, The Last Of Us, the Great British Bakeoff or whatever else the kids are watching these days.. For those of you who withdrew early, here are the four most exciting NBA games you might have missed last night
Eagle compare to Heat: Trae Young recovered from his gruesome 15.4 percent from the field during Saturday’s game against the Heat. He scored 25 points shooting 53 percent. As for the Heat, Duncan Robinson scored a double-digit total for the first time this season. A finger injury has bothered him for most of this season but he has scored 14 points and led 3-4 from three. Heat wins 130-128.
Celtics compare to Cavalry: The Celtics were in the second half of a back-ARRIVE-backside. After a double loss in extra time to the Knicks, they sat Al Horford and Jayson Tatum. The Celtics still fought but lost 118-114 in extra time. Grant Williams had a chance to give the Celtics the lead with two free throws with 0.8 seconds remaining. There was a delay on the first free throw that gave Donovan Mitchell some time to talk trash before the first shot. Williams missed it and then both teams substituted players that kept him in line longer. He missed and the game went to extra time.
Blazer compare to Piston: After scoring 41 points on Sunday in the Magic win, Lillard scored 31 points 13 rebounds 12 assists in a 110-104 win over the Detroit Pistons and made six 3-pointers. The Blazers have the same record as the Lakers, but currently own the last play-in spot of the Western Conference.
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raptor compare to miner: WFirst, the game has 28 seconds left, referee Scott Foster catches Scott Foster. Jakob Poertl fouled and Scottie Barnes said something but didn’t sound like a protest. Foster eliminated him with only one technical error. Foster’s explanation “he used an expression that directly questioned the integrity of [officiating] crew. The Nuggets won 118-113.
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