NBA: Phoenix Suns secure one of the Western Conference
Chris Paul has given his comeback in the NBA and won against the Denver Nuggets with the Phoenix Suns. The number one of the best basketball league in the world took a 140: 130 and can not be intercepted in Western Conference.
Paul came after five weeks break because of a broken thumb to 17 points, 13 templates and four rebounds. Outstanding man of the evening was his teammate Devin Booker with 49 points.
On the other hand, the 28 meters of Nikola Jokic also faded. The most valuable player last season continues with the Nuggets in the Western Conference on the border between secure playoff participation and qualification.
Playoff ticket for Grizzlies
The Memphis Grizzlies secured the playoff ticket by a 133: 103 at the Indiana Pacers. The team had to do without again on yes Morant, who is probably again available for complaints at the knee shortly before the playoffs.
In the Eastern Conference shortened defending champion Milwaukee Bucks the residue on leaders Miami Heat. The Bucks won 114: 102 against the Washington Wizards and are only minimal behind the Heat. Meanwhile, Chicago Bulls lost 109: 126 at New Orleans Pelicans and thus under pressure in the table.
A total of 16 teams are in the playoffs. The best six teams of the Eastern and Western Conference have their ticket safely. On the ranks seven to ten teams per conference play a mini qualification around the other two places. The main round in the NBA ends mid-April.