Bismack Biyombo beat before the Pacers his scoring record in the NBA and the same for assists. I scored 21 points and distributed five basket passes in the triumph of Suns by 113-103. It was the last example of the invaluable help that this pvot of 29 years and 2.04 meters is lending to the current leaders, who have six straight wins and have won nine of the last 10 meetings. He came on a 10-day contract, but will stay until the end of the season. He’s earning it handsomely by plugging the gap caused by his injury. Deandre Ayton.
player born in Lubumbashi (former Zaire and now the Democratic Republic of the Congo), has broken into the Suns as he once did in the ACB. He didn’t start playing until he was 14 years old and was discovered at 16 by Mario Palma, former Angolan coach, while playing a tournament in Yemen. The technician was captivated by his imposing physical conditions and managed to bring him to Espaa, specifically to Vitoria, for work under the orders of Pepe Laso, father of the Real Madrid coach, which polished some of its shortcomings.
The Fuenlabrada He got the diamond in the rough, but he was able to enjoy it little. After gaining experience in their linked teams in the EBA and the LEB Silver, debuted in the ACB in January 2011. His defensive impact was brutal and that was what caught the attention of the NBA. As if that were not enough, he did the first recorded triple-double at the Nike Hoop Summit, a match between some of the most promising youngsters in the world. He had 12 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocks..
Results of the day
- Suns 113-103 Pacers
- Bucks 133-127 Kings
- Cavaliers 94-87 Thunder
Despite having recently entered the franchise radar, the Kings selected him seventh in the 2011 draft. That same night they transferred him to the Bobcats, with whom he began a solid career in the NBA that is already going through the 710 games distributed between Charlotte, Toronto, Orlando and now Phoenix. This season he was without a team, the return to Europe was an option and his name was linked to the Bitci Baskonia when the current runners-up called him.
“The Suns are like no other team I’ve ever been on,” says Biyombo, who averages 8.6 points (his best in the NBA), 6.0 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 18.9 minutes. This with a 68.6% success rate in field goals, almost all dunks and many of them assisted by Chris Paul. From his native Lubumbashi, to Yemen, then to Vitoria and Fuenlabrada until he found a place in the NBA and end up a ring contender.
Without Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton was the leader of the Bucks in victory over Kings by 133-127. note 34 points and added six rebounds and five assists. Jrue Holiday did not fall too far behind and added 26+5+4. The two Olympic champions with U.S in the tokyo games They gave the champions their third consecutive victory, making us forget the recent crisis, in which they lost six games out of a possible eight. Not even the 29 points of Harrison Barnes, nor the 24+12 of Tyrese Haliburton nor the 22 of Terence Davis they were enough for the Kings.
Darius Garland remains one of the sensations of the season. The base of the Cavaliers is acting as a leader in a team that has recovered from the serious injuries of Collin Sexton y Ricky Rubio and is still based in the noble zone of the East, where it is fifth. In the win over the Thunder, Garland had 23 points and 11 assists. He is the brain and, inside, Evan Mobley y Jarrett Allen they execute. The first, favorite to be the rookie of the year, had 15 points and 17 rebounds. The second, 14+13. In those of Oklahoma, as almost always, the most outstanding was Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 29 points.