Jack87 news today, asianbookie Denver Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. drives to the rim in Game 3 of NBA Western Conference first-round playoffs

He does a fantastic job at this. The Nuggets dished out 32 assists on 57.1 percent shooting. In addition to Jokic, the Nuggets had five players who scored in double figures. Michael Porter Jr. had 25 points and nine rebounds after making four 3-pointers and going 6-for-7 at the rim. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 points on four-of-seven shooting in the second quarter. Jamal Murray, Aaron Gordon and Bruce Brown all made key contributions at the right time.

Compared with the Nuggets, who can always rely on different players to take charge, the Timberwolves rely too much on Towns and Anthony Edwards, despite their flaws. Towns scored 27 points on 10-for-17 shooting from the field, but a poor defensive performance undercut his offensive contributions.Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns shoots during Game 3 of their NBA Western Conference first-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets at Target Center in Minneapolis

Edwards used his athleticism well, driving to the rim with determination. He made seven of nine attempts at the rim and made 13 of 15 free throws for 36 points. 23 of those points came in the second half.

Still, Edwards’ passing options leave a lot to be desired, especially when he’s deep in the paint. asianbookie bk8 Despite his good vision for finding open teammates, opponents often found his passing too predictable, and that was evident on Friday as the Nuggets were able to cut their passes with relative ease at times. Plus, Edwards hasn’t mastered the art of moving the ball for a second attack when he can’t make a direct assist.

Gobert contributed 18 points, 10 rebounds and a double-double while shooting 70 percent from the field, but all of his points came in the first and third quarters, during which he committed no fouls. By comparison, Gobert had just two rebounds, one assist and one turnover when he was called for three fouls in both the second and fourth quarters.Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic in Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference first round playoffs against the Minnesota Timberwolves

The Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 120-111 in Game 3 of their NBA Western Conference first-round playoff series on Friday at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to take the series 3-0 leading.

Nikola Jokic scored 20 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists in the Nuggets, bk8  and got his 7th triple-double in the playoffs, ranking second among centers in league history, second only to Wilt Chamberlain’s 9 times. Despite his advantage in singles against Rudy Gobert and Karl-Anthony Towns, Jokic took just 13 shots, third on the list, and spent most of his effort making as many shots as possible. Many teammates participate in the attack.Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young drives to the rim in Game 3 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference first-round playoffs against the Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics 122-130 Atlanta Hawks

The Eagles closed their series gap to 2-1 on Friday with a surprise victory back home at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Their victory came from Tre Young’s 32 points, the performance of the bench lineup to overtake the Celtics 44-35, bk8 malaysia and the team’s solid protection of the inside when the opponent scored only 40 points.

The Celtics shot 21 of 48 from downtown on Friday but scored 40 points in the paint on just 34 attempts. By comparison, the Eagles threw 44 FGs and scored 54 points. This over-reliance on perimeter shooting backfired in the second half, as the team missed 17 of 23 3-pointers.

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