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The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz and now dominates the Western semi-final series
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The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz and now dominates the Western semi-final series

The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Utah Jazz as a visitor 119-111, placing the semifinal series for the NBA Western Conference playoffs in their favor 3-2, after being 2-0 down.The match was played at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City and the next one, which could be the last in the series, will take place tomorrow at 23, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.Clippers gave a big lead without their forward Kawhi Leonard, who felt discomfort in his knee after attacking the basket late in the fourth game and his continuity in the series is in doubt. In addition, it adds to the absence of the power forward Serge Ibaka who had back surgery.Paul George was the great Clippers figure by adding 37 points, followed by Marcus Morris with 25 and Reggie ...
The season is over: Campazzo and Denver Nuggets were swept by Phoenix Suns in the NBA
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The season is over: Campazzo and Denver Nuggets were swept by Phoenix Suns in the NBA

The first season of Cordoba Facundo Campazzo in the NBA last night ended with a loss to the Phoenix Suns by 125-118. This 4-0 sweep allowed the Arizona team to reach the final of the Western Conference.In this last and unforgettable day of his season as "rookie (rookie)", the Argentine guard's numbers repeated his same best mark of points in playoffs (14), with four triples and a double, but then he did not have abundant records in other items, except for fouls (5), since he only added 2 assists.The Suns superiority throughout the series practically prevented him from competing with the Nuggets in any of the four games.The base Chris Paul, 36, scored 37 points and was seconded by Devin Booker (34 and 11 rebounds).Nuggets tuvo a Will Barton a...
Bucks swept the Heat and is a semifinalist for the West in the NBA playoffs
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Bucks swept the Heat and is a semifinalist for the West in the NBA playoffs

Milwaukee Bucks became the first semifinalist of the NBA season last night, when he sentenced his series against Miami Heat, runner-up last season, with a victory by 120 to 103, in the fourth game of the series valid for the Conference East.Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo he led the Bucks to the standings with the first triple-double of his career in the playoffs: 20 points, 12 rebounds and 15 assists.Milwaukee will face in the next round the winner of the series between Brooklyn Nets (2) and Boston Celtics (1), which this Sunday will celebrate its fourth game at the TD Garden, the home of the clover franchise.Miami, despite the task of Jimmy Butler (12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists), could not avoid elimination, which is the first 4-0 swee...
Campazzo put his stamp on Nuggets’ playoff victory
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Campazzo put his stamp on Nuggets’ playoff victory

The Argentine base Facundo Campazzo he scored 12 points and rounded off a great performance in the triumph of his team, the Denver Nuggets, which beat the Portland Trail Blazers 128-109 at home and tied the NBA playoff series.Campazzo spent half an hour on the court and left his mark with two triples, two doubles and two free, plus six assists, three rebounds, three steals, a block, two personal fouls and three turnovers, according to the official NBA site. .The great figure of the match, played at the Ball Arena stadium, was the Serbian pivot of Nuggets, Nikola Jokic, top candidate for NBA MVP, who stood out with 38 points, eight rebounds and five assists, in a team that showed outstanding collective performance and figures such as Michael ...
Campazzo gave a show of assists, but Nuggets started the playoffs with a loss
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Campazzo gave a show of assists, but Nuggets started the playoffs with a loss

Denver Nuggets opened last night with a home loss in the playoff series to the Portland Trail Blazers. It was for an unexpected 123-109, in the first of the seven games agreed by the quarterfinals of the NBA Western Conference.In his absolute debut in this instance, the Argentine Facundo Campazzo rounded off a good job despite the difficulty in marking the rival's point guard, Damian Lillard, who was the exclusive figure of the night at Ball Arena with 34 points and 13 assists (a career high in the postseason).The Cordoba, already established in the Nuggets starting quintet, contributed 8 points (3-4 from the field), 5 assists, 3 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 cover.Denver did not have the defensive intensity of other games and Portland took adva...
LeBron James won the wrestling Stephen Curry and Lakers entered the playoffs
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LeBron James won the wrestling Stephen Curry and Lakers entered the playoffs

The Los Angeles Lakers qualified to play against the Phoenix Suns in the NBA playoffs, in the Western Conference, by beating the Golden State Warriors at home 103-100, with a final triple of LeBron James, who was the great figure of the party by making a "Triple-double".In this way, Golden State will play against the Memphis Grizzlies, which last night defeated the San Antonio Spurs by 100 to 96, in search of the last place for the postseason and play against the Utah Jazz. The Texans will not play in the NBA playoffs after 22 years.Warriors dominated Lakers for much of the game, hand in hand with an inspired Stephen Curry, with 37 points and 6-9 in triples that he tried, but in the last quarter, the trio formed by James, Anthony Davis Y Da...
Campazzo broke it in another big Nuggets win over Knicks
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Campazzo broke it in another big Nuggets win over Knicks

The Cordovan base Facundo Campazzo He came close to reaching his second double-double since joining the NBA, from which he was just one rebound, in the comfortable home win that his team, the Denver Nuggets, won last night over the New York Knicks, 113-97.The former Real Madrid converted 16 points, also remaining just a triple from his best scoring mark. He also dropped nine rebounds in a great defensive work, to which he added five steals and two blocks. He also provided four assists 4.The Nuggets swept the Knicks, who were coming off 12 wins in their last 13 presentations and yesterday confirmed the arrival of the Mar del Plata base Luca Vildoza, 25 years old. ...
Campazzo’s assist record for another Denver Nuggets win
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Campazzo’s assist record for another Denver Nuggets win

The Argentine base Facundo Campazzo He handed out 13 assists last night in the Denver Nuggets' victory over the Houston Rockets 129-116, which was a career-high in the field since his arrival in the NBA.The 31-year-old from Cordoba was even just two short of matching the limit set by an Argentine, which is owned by Emanuel Ginobili since March 2, 2013 when he did it in a game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Sacramento Kings.Campazzo, who started last night at the Ball Arena in Denver, was not fine for the basket and finished with just 5 points in 33 minutes of play (1-5 on the court, 0-3 on triples and 3-3 on free). He also had three steals, two rebounds and a loss.The eaves Michael Porter Jr., with 39 points, he also reached an indiv...