Atlanta counterattacks Boston… Denver leaves 1 win
The Atlanta Hawks fought back in the NBA Playoffs. The New York Knicks had an advantage and the Denver Nuggets had only one win left to advance to the next round.
Atlanta won 130-122 in Game 3 of the first round of the playoffs against the Boston Celtics held at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on the 22nd (Korean time).
Trae Young’s awakening stood out. Young attempted 22 shots on the day, made 12 of them, and scored 32 points by making all six free throws.
Dizonte also scored 25 points and matched the sum. ‘ESPN’ introduced them as the first time in the history of the Hawks club that two players recorded more than 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in a playoff game at the same time, following Lenny Wilkens and Bill Bridgets in 1966.
Atlanta added strength by scoring double digits with as many as seven players, including these two. Their 130 points is the most in team history since 137 in Game 1 of the first round against the Detroit Pistons in 1986.
Boston had Jayson Tatum with 29 points and 10 rebounds, Marcus Smart with 24 points, and Jaylen Brown with 15 points, but they fell short of expectations.
New York won 99-79 in Game 3 of the series against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Madison Square Garden on their home court, making the series 2-1. 메이저놀이터
Jaylen Brunson led the team with 21 points and RJ Barrett scored 19 points, and on the other hand, in defense, the opponent’s field goal success rate was 38.8% and the 3-point shot success rate was 21.2%.
Cleveland showed a lack of concentration overall, with a free throw success rate of only 58.8%. Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points and Caris LeVert scored 17 points.
Denver won the third game of the series 120-111 against the Minnesota Timberwolves, recording three wins and leaving only one win to advance to the conference semifinals.
Nikola Jokic recorded a triple-double with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists. Seventh in the playoffs. Among the centers, it is the second largest number after Wilt Chamberlain (9 times).
Denver beat Minnesota’s pursuit with all starters scoring in double digits.