Westbrook makes 44, but Warriors beat Thunder in the NBA; Celtics lose

The Golden State Warriors had a tough commitment Tuesday night but managed to pull off the Oklahoma City Thunder win at the Chesapeake Energy Arena by 111 to 107 for the NBA's 2017-2018 season, in spite of another great performance by Russell Westbrook. Thunder 0 was the basket with 44 points, and 16 rebounds. For the current NBA champions, Kevin Durant with 34 points and Klay Thompson with 20 were the highlights in the Warriors' third win. The reserves were also important in the positive result of the California franchise. Players coming from the bench scored 38 points for the Golden State Warriors, compared with only 14 for the home owners.

CELTICS LOSES The Boston Celtics missed the chance to further pressure the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern leadership bout by beating Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center for a 106-102 lead. The basket was Giannis Antetokounmpo, also making a double-double with 29 points and 11 rebounds. In the Celtics, they came from an unbeaten six-game Jaylen Brown with 24 points.Follow premium football pronosticos for free.

ROCKETS WIN A strong contender for the MVP of the season, James Harden was once again the main name in the Houston Rockets' win over the Washington Wizards at the Toyota Center, 120-104. Barba was the basket and was close to a triple-double, scoring 38 points, ten rebounds and nine assists. Brazilian Nenê Hilário played for 15min13, making seven points and eight rebounds. In the Wizards, Bradley Beal left the court with 27 points.

The Philadelphia 76ers did not find it difficult to beat the Brooklyn Nets at Wells Fargo Center for the 121-95 score. JJ Redick was the basket, scoring 19 points in the 11th straight Sixers' win. In the Nets, Spencer Dinwiddie made 16 points. The Miami Heat hosted the Atlanta Hawks at American Airlines Arena and won the game 101-98. With a double-double, Goran Dragic was the Heat's main name with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Also with a double-double, John Collins excelled in the Hawks, with 19 points and ten rebounds. The Dallas Mavericks received the Portland Trail Blazers at the American Airlines Center, and defeated the visitors by 115 to 109. The performance of the Mavs' reserves made a difference for the host team. While they scored 41 points for the home owners, the Blazers' players who left the bank made 34 points. The basket was Damian Lillard of the Oregon franchise with 29 points. At the Pepsi Center, the Denver Nuggets faced the Indiana Pacers and left the field with a 107-104 victory. The basket was Nikola Jokic of the Nuggets with 30 points. On the Pacers side, Victor Oladipo scored 25 points. Ricky Rubio was the main highlight of the Utah Jazz triumph over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, 117-111. The point guard was the basket and was close to a double-double, with 31 points and eight assists. In the Lakers, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 28 points. In the United Center, the Chicago Bulls received the Charlotte Hornets and defeated the visitors by the score of 120 to 114.

Lauri Markkanen, two Bulls, was the basket of the confrontation with 24 points. The Brazilian Cristiano Felício started among the starters, acting for 25min12, scoring eight points, eight rebounds and two assists. In the Hornets, Dwight Howard double-doubleed with 23 points and 17 rebounds. The Orlando Magicwent to Madison Square Garden, faced the New York Knicks, and eventually beat the hosts 97-73. The basket was Magic's Mario Hezonja with 19 points. For the Knicks, Tim Hardaway Jr. was close to a double-double with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Team worst season of the season, the Phoenix Suns returned to win after 15 consecutive defeats, when happening through Sacramentos Kings, in the Talking Stick Resort Arena, by the score of 97 to 94. Josh Jackson, with 28 points, was the basket and main name of the Suns. On the Kings side, Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 22 points. Brazilian Bruno Caboclo played for 4min37, getting a rebound. Finishing the round, the San Antonio Spurs visited the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center, and was defeated by 113 to 110. Even with the setback, LaMarcus Aldridge of the Spurs was the basket with 35 points. In the Clippers, Tobias Harris came close to a double-double with 31 points and nine rebounds.