The San Antonio Spurs prove once again that they are one of this season’s best teams, as they top the Miami Heat 106-99. Spurs’ star player Kawhi Leonard suffered a cut under the right eye, which kept him in the sideline. But Leonard came back to the game to bring balance to the Spurs after trailing behind the Heat for the most part of the game.
The San Antonio Spurs take down the Golden State Warriors 129-100 at the Oracle Arena. The Spurs led by Kawhi Leonard displayed total dominance over the Warriors led by Kevin Durant, and took the win in their first matchup of the 2016-17 NBA season. The runner-up of the last NBA championship, the Warriors, trailed the Spurs and could not seem to catch up.
Derrick Rose shuts down haters as the Knicks won over his former team, the Chicago Bulls, 117-104. Rose scored 15 points, and added 11 rebounds and seven assists. Since the start of his NBA career until the last season, Derrick Rose was the face of the Chicago Bulls. His transfer to the New York Knicks has left Bulls fan shocked.
The Minnesota Timberwolves led by Zach LaVine claimed their first win of the season, as they beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-80. LaVine scored 31 points with five three-pointers. Gorgui Dieng added 17 points for the T-Wolves. Memphis’ head coach David Fizdale decided to rest Marc Gasol and Mike Conley. Tony Allen made his season debut after he missed the first three games due to a right knee injury.
“KD is not nice”. The Golden State Warriors dominate the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-96, handing the Thunder their first defeat of the season. It was Durant’s first match against Westbrook and his former team ever since the he moved to the Warriors. Durant overpowered the mighty Thunder as he scored 39 points (29 in first half), including seven three-pointers, along with seven rebounds.
The Detroit Pistons bagged third straight win over the New York Knicks 102-89. Defense played a major role as they limit the Knicks from scoring in the last 5:30 of the regulation. Tobias Harris led the Pistons with 25 points, 15 of those he scored in the second half. Marcus Morris added 22 points and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 19.
The Charlotte Hornets defeated the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 109-93, despite a slow start. It was also their first win at home. Although it is expected that the Hornets would make it to the playoffs, and the win-less Sixers would not, the Hornets seemed to struggle.
Asia boasts some of the best festivals and celebrations in the world, which makes it a favorite destination for millions of tourists across the globe. Like when visiting Japan, this country features the most extravagant and stunning celebrations throughout the year. We all know the Japanese are unique people who love traditional events and this is one reason why they have a progressive nation, despite its size.