On August 10th, Beijing time, the NBA regular season continued, with Hugh City playing against the Kings. Hugh City scored 3 wins and 1 loss after the rematch, rising from sixth to fourth in the Western Conference; the Kings only scored 1 win and 4 losses, and fell directly to the bottom of the Western Conference semifinals. With the Blazers winning, the Kings have missed the postseason ahead of schedule. There are only 2 games left this season.
Westbrook and Gordon are still absent in this game, the injury is no longer a serious problem, the team is also to be on the safe side.
After the start of the game, Hugh City only relied on McClemo to hit a three-pointer, and then continued to hit the iron, and was blasted by the opponent with a 13-2 attack wave. After that, the Kings played smoothly. Among them, Hield, who came off the bench, was 3 of 3 outside, helping the team to gradually widen the point difference. Fortunately, Rivers played well to avoid the point difference from being further opened. -36 behind. In the second quarter, Hugh City finally got back the feeling. McClemo, Jr. Rivers and Harden hit the outside line one after another. The score difference was further reduced. With a wave of 14-0 attacks, Hugh City successfully reversed the score. Was suppressed, the half-time game was over, Hugh City overtook the score 61-56.
In the second half of the game, perhaps because he learned that he missed the playoffs, the King was a little unwilling to fight, and the situation on the court was firmly occupied by Hugh City. Covington also found a feel on the perimeter, and the points difference was gradually opened up. After 8 minutes, the Kings only scored 9 points. With the little Rivers dunking with both hands, Hugh City has led by 18 points. Then Harden and Little Rivers broke through and succeeded, the difference came to 20 points, the game has lost suspense early. After three quarters, Hugh City leads the Kings 93-71, and the last quarter has become garbage time.
finished three quarters. With the 38-20 in the second quarter, Hugh City successfully reversed the score and established a 22-point lead. The King's side is also a big crash, losing their qualifications for the playoffs early also made them feel bad.
This game lacked Westbrook and Gordon. The breakout of Rivers made Hugh City very happy. He played 23 minutes, made 9 of 11 shots, 4 of 6 three-pointers, 23 points and 4 rebounds 4 assists; this is what D'Antoni wants to see, other players need to find a sense as soon as possible, which is conducive to the playoffs.
Harden didn't feel very good in this game, but Rivers and McClemore's play allowed the team to maintain a big lead. In this campaign, Harden made 8 of 18 shots, 2 of 10 three-pointers, 9 of 9 free throws, 27 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds, plus/minus +21. As the team leads by a big score, he has already clocked out of get off work ahead of schedule. .