The Golden State Warriors they dodged elimination this Wednesday by winning 121-106 to los angeles lakerswho suffered the injury to their figure Anthony Davis.
The series will continue this Friday at 11:00 p.m. (Argentina time) at the Crypto.com Arena stadium in Los Angeles and if the lakers triumph before their people will reach the final of the western conference.
The most worrying event of the night was suffered by los angeles lakers by the state of Anthony Daviswho received an involuntary elbow to the head of the rival pivot kevon looney.
Davis he withdrew from the game with seven and a half minutes to go and had completed a roster with 23 points and 9 rebounds. An eventual loss of the pivot in the sixth game could facilitate a turn in the series in favor of the warriors.
The lakers They did not issue any medical report on Davis after the game but the coach Darvin Ham assured before the press that his player “seems fine”.
In the warriors, Stephen Curry He was once again the leader with 27 points and 8 assists but, unlike in recent games, he was well supported by several of his teammates.
In that sense, the forward Andrew Wiggins scored 25 points and the power forward Draymond Green he was active in attack with 20 baskets, his second highest mark of the entire season, with 10 rebounds and 4 assists.
For the lakers was highlighted Lebron James with 25 goals and the aforementioned Davis with 23.
The Knicks also survived elimination
On the other hand, in the Eastern Conferencethe new york knicks beat Miami Heat by 112 to 103 in the mythical Madison Square Garden. However, the franchise Florida is in front 3-2 and this Friday they can define the series as local at the crossroads that they will animate from 8:30 p.m.
Miami had 19 points Jimmy Butler18 of Bam Adebayo and 17 of Duncan Robinsonbut the figure of the night was jalen brunson (who played the 48 minutes) in the knicks with 38 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists, while the RJ Barrett contributed 26 baskets and Julius Randle 24.
The NBA Playoffs today will continue as follows:
– Eastern Conference: philadelphia sixers (3)-boston celtics (2), at the Wells Fargo Center, at 8:30 p.m.
– Western Conference: phoenix suns (2)-Denver Nuggets (3), at the Footprint Center, at 11 p.m.
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