Today’s early morning matchup between Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Devin Booker resulted in the Oklahoma City Thunder prevailing over Booker’s Phoenix Suns. SGA’s team played better for longer.
In the last period of the game, Booker scored 11 of his total 46 points, while Gilgeous-Alexander dropped 10 of his total 40 points. The two teams battled it out, but OKC gave SGA sufficient backing to overturn the Suns’ eight-point advantage in the fourth quarter.
Isaiah Joe scored 15 points for OKC off the bench, while Lou Dort hit four three-pointers and ended with 20 points. Isaiah Joe scored 15 points. Chris Paul led the Suns to a victory despite the continued absences of Kevin Durant and Deandre Ayton by scoring 14 points and dishing out 13 assists. The recently assembled powerhouse squad has struggled recently, as they have lost four out of their last five matches.
Conversely, Oklahoma City is pushing for the sixth seed, ensuring the team has a position in the playoffs. The Thunder have a record of 35-36, which places them in eighth place in the Western Conference. Nevertheless, they are just one game behind the Dallas Mavericks in sixth place.
Austin Reaves had a game for the ages for the Los Angeles Lakers, now the sixth seed in the Western Conference. As a result of his performance, the Lakers are still in the chase.
The Lakers received a significant lift from Reaves in their matchup against the Orlando Magic, who had nothing to lose in the game, and Anthony Davis, who was having trouble scoring from the field. Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers scored a career-high 35 points, a career-high six rebounds, and a career-high six assists. Country Kobe made 16 of his 18 free throws.
With a record of 35-37, the Los Angeles Lakers are currently tied for last place in the Western Conference Play-In Race with the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Utah Jazz.
Giannis Antetokounmpo also had an incredible day. He led the East-leading Milwaukee Bucks to victory against the Toronto Raptors with a game-winning performance that included a perfect nine-for-nine shooting performance, a triple-double consisting of 22 points, 13 rebounds, and ten assists, and he also hit all nine of his field goal attempts.
Dillon Brooks is receiving the precise response that he was looking for from the Golden State Warriors, which is extreme emotions.
Klay Thompson fired back earlier today with some inflammatory statements regarding Brooks, following up on yesterday’s incident in which he was caught telling Brooks how many rings he had in his collection.