With their five major over 11 points, Cleveland ended their series of 4 defeats. The Cavs went for their 25th win of the season (40 losses) at the U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, 110-101. Under the lead of Kyrie Irving who imposed 12 of his 23 points in the first quarter time, Cleveland creates a gap of 13 points (24-37) that they kept until the break, 47-60.
Dominated in the paint (36 to 56 rebounds) and finding difficulties with shooting (43.3% and 27.8 % from 3-point and 13/ 22 free throw against 46.9 % and 50 % from behind the arc and 22 / 27 at the free throw line for the Cavs), the Suns are getting farther away from the playoffs in the West (3 wins adrift of the 8th place occupied by Dallas). Cavaliers Winger Luol Deng has cracked 18 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists.
LA Clippers -Golden State: and 9 for the Clippers
Golden State has long believed to defeat Los Angeles Clippers before seeing the victory escape in the last quarter time. Led by Blake Griffin in MVP mode, the Clippers won the California Derby, 111-98. The beginning of the game is very balanced with 29 everywhere inj the first QT. Klay Thompson with (26 points) and David Lee (20 points) Warriors led at the break, 54-56. In the second half, Griffin (30 points, 15 rebounds) and Willie Green erase a mini -break of 6 points by partners of Stephen Curry ( 11 points, 13 assists) before driving the nail with 15-3 in the wake of Chris Paul (16 points , 12 assists , 8 rebounds). Andre Iguodala (13 points) and his band lost their last address in the QT, Lob City did not demand better and recorded their ninth straight victory.
The other results of the night
Miami- Brooklyn 95-96
Orlando- Denver: 112-120
Philadelphia- Sacramento: 98-115
Toronto -Detroit: 101-87
Washington – Charlotte 85-98
Boston –New York: 92-116
New Orleans- Memphis 88-90
Utah –Dallas: 101-108
San Antonio – Portland: 103-90.