19 points from Jakob Pöltl in Spurs’ comeback victory

Jakob Pölt scored 19 points on Wednesday (local time) in the 111: 108 comeback victory of the San Antonio Spurs against the Minnesota Timberwolves, a season best. Previous highs in the game year were also four blocks and 33:39 minutes. In addition, there were eight rebounds and one assist and one steal for the center. The 25-year-old Viennese was part of the starting line-up in his NBA career for the 46th time in the Texans’ dress and for the 50th time in total.

Hardly anyone would have bet on a win for the Texans, who were 81:97 behind with only 10:21 minutes remaining. But then there was a jolt through the team of coach Gregg Popovich. San Antonio ended the game against the league stragglers with a 30:11 run. The team is “Still got into an offensive flow” and after the 16-point deficit “defended very well”, Pöltl commented on the final phase of the duel.

The domestic NBA pioneer was successful against the Timberwolves with nine of his ten throws out of the game. Only DeMar DeRozan (30) scored more points than him in the Spurs dress on Wednesday evening. The next opponent on Saturday away is the Houston Rockets.

The top NBA teams showed no nakedness. The Philadelphia 76ers, leaders of the Eastern Conference, beat the Charlotte Hornets 118: 111. Center Joel Embiid scored 34 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a triple-double at 130: 110 at the Milwaukee Bucks over the Indiana Pacers. The “Greek Freak” put 21 counters, 14 rebounds and ten assists on the floor. The LA Clippers (36 points from Paul George) gave the Cleveland Cavaliers no chance at 121: 99.

After six defeats in a row, the Dallas Mavericks have returned to winning ways. The young Slovenian star Luka Doncic was mainly responsible for the 122: 116 at the Atlanta Hawks with 27 points and 14 assists.

NBA-Ergebnisse vom Mittwoch: San Antonio Spurs (19 Punkte, 8 Rebounds, 4 Blocks, 33:39 Minuten von Jakob Pöltl) – Minnesota Timberwolves 111:108, Charlotte Hornets – Philadelphia 76ers 111:118, Milwaukee Bucks – Indiana Pacers 130:1110, Atlanta Hawks – Dallas Mavericks 116:122, Cleveland Cavaliers – L.A. Clippers 121:99, Miami Heat – Washington Wizards 100:103, Chicago Bulls – New York Knicks 103:107, Oklahoma City Thunder – Houston Rockets 104:87, New Orleans Pelicans – Phoenix Suns 123:101, Sacramento Kings – Boston Celtics 116:111.

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