On the last day of the North American Professional Basketball Championship (NBA), the best defending champion Los Angeles Lakers successfully eliminated their city rivals, the Clippers.
LeBron James and Anthony Davis as well as Andre Drummond and Wesley Matthews all failed to participate in the Lakers game due to injuries. In the Clippers, Marcus Morris contributed 22 points, while Kawhi Leonard contributed 19 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists for his team.
Denver defeated Orlando with an 18-point midfield time disadvantage and proved to be better than the 10th in a row. Aaron Gordon scored the team’s first 12 points and finally won Denver with a high efficiency of 24 points. Nikola Jokic did well in preparation. : In addition to throwing 17 points and scoring 9 rebounds, also provided 16 assists.
Chicago beat Brooklyn by eight points in a family environment, ending a six-game losing streak.
Los Angeles Clippers-Los Angeles Lakers 104-86
Denver Nuggets-Orlando Magic 119-109
Chicago Bulls-Brooklyn Nets 115-107
Boston Celtics-Charlotte Hornets 116-86
Philadelphia 76ers-Memphis Grizzlies 100-116
Atlanta Hawks-Golden State Warriors 117-111
Houston Rockets-New Orleans Pelicans 115-122