Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns is they rolled to blows during the match between Philadelphia and Minnesota. The two pivots were expelled. The brawl occurred halfway through the third quarter of the game, when the Sixers dominated by 55-77. Embiid went to do a help defensive to Simmons, who had fallen for a moment, paired with Towns. Simmons stole the ball, and the action continued with a counter-attack in which Wiggins will put a stopper to Horford. But, while, at the other end of the pitch had been clinging Towns and Embiid. First is pushed, then tried to injuring themselves. Towns picked up by the neck to Embiid, and it hit him in the face. After seeing several times the action through the video, the referee expelled both.
the rivalry between The two pivots, which measure and weigh the same, 2.13 meters and 113 kilograms and are mainstays in their respective teams, comes from far away. Towns, that within two weeks complete 24 years and takes five in the NBA after being selected number one in the ‘draft’ of 2105, is one of the leading scorers this season with an average of 32 points. The cameroonian Embiid, 25 years old, and number three in the ‘draft’ of 2014, he got 36 points and 13 rebounds in the game Monday in which the Sixers won at Atlanta.
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this is Not the first time that Embiid was involved in a brawl. Several players accuse him of being a provocateur. In march of 2019, Marcus Smart of the Celtics, was sent off for an incident at the power forward of the Sixers. A month later, was Eric Bledsoe, the Bucks, to whom happened the same thing. The Nets, in the recent ‘playoffs’, also staged a brawl with Embiid who accused him of elbowing intended to Jarret Allen with the aggravating circumstance that, when he apologized in the press conference after the match, he did so laughing.
The Sixers and the Wolves had won the three games that each had played this season. The victory in Philadelphia was to the Sixers for 117-95. Embiid, despite being expelled, was the leading scorer with 19 points in 20 minutes. Harris, with 18 points, and Horford, with 12 points and 16 rebounds, Simmons, with 16 points, and Korkmaz, with 17 carried the weight offensive of the Sixers. Towns had scored 13 points before being ejected. Wiggins with 19 points, and Teague, with 15, could not prevent the first defeat of his team this season.
James Harden scored 59 points in the victory for Houston in Washington (158-159). Beal, with three free throws, tied the match in the absence of eight seconds to the end, but when there were two seconds, Harden was fouled and sentenced him scoring a free kick. The star of the Rockets, leading scorer of last season with an average of 36.1 points, and 2017-2018, with an average of 30.4, again led his team with 6 triples, 17 of 18 from the free throw line and 18-of-32 shots from the field. Accompanied him on all Russell Westbrook with a triple double, 17 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, and Capela, with 21 points and 12 rebounds. The Rockets added 23 of 54 in the triple (42%). The Wizards answered 20 of 36 into triples (55%) and counted in special with 7 triples and 46 points from Beal, 23 points Hachimura, and 6 triples, and 21 points Bertans.
Toronto beat Detroit (125-113). The champions of the last campaign add up to four wins and a defeat. Against the Pistons, highlighted by Siakam, with 30 points, Lowry with 20 points and 8 assists, Powell, and Serge Ibaka, with 19 points each. Marc Gasol suffered a blow to the left knee and only played 15 minutes in which contributed 6 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.
he Emphasized the triumph of the Celtics to Milwaukee (116-105) with a great comeback in the second part, especially in the third quarter that totaled 20 points (38-18). Highlighted four players in particular: Kemba Walker, with 4 triples and 32 points; Tatum, with 4 triples and 25 points; Smart, with 5 triples and 19 points; and Hayward, with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. The Bucks do not rentabilizaron 22 points and 14 rebounds from Giannis Antetokounmpo and the 26 points from Khris Middleton.
The Clippers were to Kawhi Leonard, who played on the court of Utah. The team of The Angels, who neither can have Paul George, lost to the Jazz (100-96). The duo outside made by Mike Conley, with 29 points, and Donovan Mitchell, 24, was decisive. The Clippers fell to Lou Williams in the starting lineup and fulfilled with 24 points, but among the other four players who came out of the home amounted to 25.
Doc Rivers prefers to ration the star of his team that is doing an excellent start to the season, with an average of 27 points, 6,5 rebounds, and 7.5 assists. Leonard play this Thursday against his former team, the San Antonio Spurs.
Golden State came back to stumble at home in its new pavilion, the Chase Center in San Francisco, this time to Phoenix (110-121). The Warriors have started the campaign the worst way. In four games, accumulating three losses, particularly hard they were to Oklahoma (120-92).
The nursing of the Warriors is full, with low very sensitive as that of Klay Thompson and Looney. The latest injury is to their leader and star, Stephen Curry, who broke his left hand. The power forward for the Suns, Aaron Bynes fell accidentally on the hand of the base and now you have to evaluate if you will need surgery.
Stephen Curry was not well during the meeting, it failed as few times tends to do it with 3 of 11 shots from the field, including a 1-of-7 on triples, and only 9 points. Booker, with 31 points, and Baynes, with 24 points and 12 rebounds, highlighted by the Suns. Ricky Rubio was at a good level with 14 points and 7 assists.
Indiana got its first win this season. It was in the court of Brooklyn Nets (108-118). Domantas Sabonis was showcased with 29 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. And beside him the Lamb, with 25 points; Brogdon, 21; and Warren, 20. The Nets added their third defeat in four games despite 28 points from Kyrie Irving.
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