NBA: First win for the Wizards, 4th win in a row for Phoenix.
Washington unlocked its counter against Minnesota (130-109). Without Russell Westbrook, it was the first win for the Wizards. Bradley Beal scored 32 points, Thomas Bryant 18.
4th win in a row for Phoenix
The Phoenix Suns have won their 4th game in a row against Denver (103-106). With a total of five wins and one loss, Phoenix leads the Western Conference. Deandre Ayton recorded 22 points and 11 rebounds , Devin Booker also scored 22 points. For Denver Jamal Murray (31 points) was the top scorer. Nikola Jokic had another all-around performance with 17 points, 11 assists and 9 rebounds.
LeBron James posted a triple double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 against San Antonio. Anthony Davis was also impressive with 34 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists. The Lakers won 103-106, their 4th victory in 6 games.
The Bucks made 22 3pointers against the Bulls. It was enough to grab the win against the Bulls (126-96). Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded 29 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists.
Defeats for Miami and Boston
Miami lost against Dallas and Luka Doncic, 93-83. The Slovenian leader completed his game with 27 points, 15 rebounds and 7 assists. Tim Hardaway scored 18 points. Miami has lost three of its first five games.
First win of the season for Detroit against the Celtics (96-93). Jerami Grant scored 24 points, Derrick Rose 17. It’s already the third loss for Bostons this season despite a strong start from Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum.