Los Angeles (AP) – The Los Angeles Clippers have won the first city duel against the Lakers of the current NBA season.
The German national basketball player Isaiah Hartenstein contributed eleven points to the 119: 115 success in just 16 minutes on Friday evening (local time). Superstar LeBron James scored 23 points for the Lakers when he returned to the North American professional league’s Corona list after a short time.
Things went worse for the other Germans in the best basketball league in the world on Friday than for Hartenstein. Dennis Schröder suffered a 130-137 defeat at Utah Jazz despite 26 points with the Boston Celtics in a spectacular game.
Narrow defeat for the Wagner brothers with Houston
Franz and Moritz Wagner lost 116: 118 at the Houston Rockets. Franz Wagner got 17 points as well as five rebounds and assists, his brother Moritz scored five points from the bench. Houston, in which Daniel Theis was not used, is currently the most successful team in the league with five wins in a row, after the Texans only won one of the first 17 games at the start of the season.
The fact that Houston now has the longest winning streak in the league is due to the loss of the Phoenix Suns in the top game at the Golden State Warriors. The 96: 118 defeat was the first for the Suns after 18 successes.
The Dallas Mavericks received a surprising home defeat against the New Orleans Pelicans. At 91: 107 Maxi Kleber, who started for the ailing Kristaps Porzingis, was still one of the best players of the disappointing Mavs with 13 points and nine rebounds.