Russell scored 44 points and reached the final shot NBA Lakers dominate Milwaukee

‘Injured Ward’ Philadelphia lost to New Orleans. Relegated to 7th place in the East
Oklahoma City beats Miami to lead West
Lakers players rejoicing

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) achieved a thrilling comeback victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, led by D’Angelo Russell’s explosive scoring.

Lakers’ point guard Russell scored 44 points, including the winning shot, in the 2023-2024 regular season home game against Milwaukee held at Crypto.com Arena in California, USA on the 9th (Korean time), leading to a 123-122 victory. .

In a game in which the team’s star, LeBron James, was absent due to injury, Russell’s performance was even more outstanding with about a minute left in the fourth quarter.

Russell made it 118-120 with a 3-point shot when trailing by 5 points, and with 39 seconds left, he made a layup followed by an additional free throw to bring the lead to 1 point.

Russell, who entered the final attack after the operation time, hit a floater 5 seconds before the end and succeeded in turning the score around at 123-122.

Milwaukee attempted to come back with a shot from Damien Lillard (28 points) 2 seconds before the end, but was blocked by the Lakers’ Spencer Dinwiddie and lost.

Giannis Antetokounmpo also scored 34 points, 14 rebounds, and 12 assists, but was unable to prevent the loss.

Philadelphia-New Orleans game

The Philadelphia 76ers are in crisis ahead of the postseason due to injuries to key players.

Philadelphia lost 95-103 to the New Orleans Pelicans in a home game held at the Wells Fargo Center in Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia, which lost its leading stars Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey due to injuries, suffered its third straight loss and 15 losses in 21 games, falling to 7th place in the Eastern Conference (35 wins, 28 losses).To advance directly to the playoffs, you must place in the top six.

While Embiid underwent knee surgery, making it difficult for him to participate in the remaining regular season, Maxey was unable to play after hitting his head hard during the game on the 4th.

In addition, Nicolas Batum, Robert Covington, and De’Anthony Melton are also on the injured list.

Philadelphia was behind by as many as 36 points at one point, but started to chase by scoring 34 points in the fourth quarter.

Philadelphia trailed by 5 points, 95-100, with Jeff Dowtin Jr.’s 3-point shot with 45 seconds left.

However, New Orleans responded immediately with Herbert Jones’ 3-point shot and did not allow any further pursuit.

In New Orleans, Zion Williamson led the victory with 23 points and 12 rebounds.

In the Western Conference, the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Miami Heat 107-100 thanks to Shai Gilgeous-Alexander’s 37 points.

Oklahoma City, with a record of 44 wins and 19 losses, took the lead in the Western Conference, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves (44 wins, 20 losses) by 0.5 games.

Minnesota, whose key player Karl-Anthony Towns was sidelined due to a knee injury, went to overtime against the Cleveland Cavaliers but lost 104-113.

The Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets 112-100, led by Kyle Kuzma (28 points), and won after 16 consecutive losses.

Washington failed to avoid last place in the Eastern Conference with 10 wins and 53 losses. 고스톱

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