Overtime victory: Theis back on track with Celtics
The Boston Celtics with Daniel Theis secure their victory against the Wizards in overtime. For Dennis Schröder and the Hawks it’s a bitter bankruptcy.
The Boston Celtics are back on the road to success.
Daniel Theis’s team beat the Washington Wizards 110:104 to Overtime and is back on track for success after losing to the Toronto Raptors.
Kyrie Irving was once again the star performer in Celtics. The Point Guard helped his team win with 28 points, five rebounds and six assists – best value in his team.
The 25-year-old showed his class especially in the last few minutes. Twelve of the last 17 points on the Celtics side were due to Irving. It was the second game for the superstar after his thigh injury.
However, Celtics had to detention in order to be successful. After the end of the last quarter, it had confessed 98:98. In the overtime, Irving turned up above all else and secured the victory.
All highlights from the NBA are now available weekly in “Fastbreak – Your NBA Week Pass”. The only NBA magazine on German television
Behind Irving, Jaylen Brown was second-best Celtics thrower with 18 points, while Daniel Theis was not in the starting line-up but scored seven points and six assists in 28 seasons.
In the wizards Otto Porter Jr. with 27 points, eleven rebounds and two assists.
Celtics are in first place at the Eastern Conference with a record of 40:16, the Wizards with 31 victories and 24 defeats are only four places behind them in fifth place. In the next game Celtics will play Indiana Pacers, the wizards have to play at the Chicago Bulls (NBA schedule).
The Atlanta Hawks spent a particularly bitter evening. Dennis Schröder’s team took the next defeat against Orlando Magic with a score of 98:100. Even the German could not change the unfortunate outcome of the game.
Schröder was the top scorer of his team with 19 points, five rebounds and five assists. Team mate Taurean Prince also scored 19 points on the scoreboard.
With 22 points Evan Fournier was the best caster in the Magic competition.
(DAZN shows the NBA live. Save free trial month now!
After two consecutive victories, it went bankrupt for the Hawks. In the coming game Dennis Schröder and Co. against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Magic against the Milwaukee Bucks.
The Hawks are still the last in the east with a record of 17:38, Orlando is on the penultimate rank (NBA table).
The Oklahoma City Thunder also had little cause for rejoicing. Against the Los Angeles Lakers it was a 81:106 defeat.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was the best thrower at the Lakers, scoring 20 points. Superstar Paul George stood out with 29 points at OKC.