La Jornada newspaper
Monday, February 1, 2021, p. a31
Washington. Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook hit 3-pointers in a staggering 3.8-second sequence at the finish of the recreation to information the Washington Wizards to upset Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets with a 149-146 level win.
Westbrook completed with 41 factors, 10 rebounds and eight assists, whereas Beal – the NBA’s main scorer – had 37 factors.
In the fourth quarter, Beal had 22 and Westbrook 15. Durant, second on the league’s scoring listing, additionally scored 37 factors.
The Wizards’ comeback got here in the closing seconds to break a four-game dropping streak in a row and enhance their file to 4-12, nonetheless the worst in the league, however they held back the Nets who got here with 4 straight wins and stay on second place in the Jap Convention.
In different video games, the chief of that sector, the Philadelphia 76ers, confirmed their dominance by successful 119-110 over the Indiana Pacers.
Pascal Siakam had 30 factors and 10 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors’ 115-102 victory over the Orlando Magic.
Magic ahead Aaron Gordon left the recreation in the third quarter with an ankle damage after taking pictures 14 factors.
The Raptors led 58-44 after the first half by which the Magic made 36 % of their pictures and Vucevic scored simply three factors. A pair of 3-pointers from Terrence Davis helped Toronto take a 16-point lead in the third quarter. Davis had 12 factors in his second recreation as a starter this season.
Anthony and Vucevic contributed the most factors in a streak that helped Orlando shut to eight factors in the fourth quarter, however the Magic couldn’t get any nearer.
Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-104.