Tottenham wins in Washington with a goal by Wembanyama
the San Antonio Spurs to Victor Wembanyama They won their match on Saturday over the Washington Wizards 127-131 With the comeback in the last minutes caused by the French midfield.
Two of the worst teams in the NBA this season – Only the Detroit Pistons have worse numbers – They met at Capital One Arena in Washington, and each has added just 7 wins so far.
The Wizards had just lost two games, the last of which was Thursday against the New York Knicks (113-109). Tottenham has already suffered four consecutive defeatsThe latest was yesterday, 124-120 against the Charlotte Hornets.
The best in Tottenham (8-34) was Wembanyama, Who returned after missing the Charlotte match due to the rotation, which led to his final return with 24 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, and 6 blocks.
Jeremy Soshan, with 23 points, was the most decisive player for Tottenhamwith which he obtained on the track a difference of +/- +27.
And about magicians (7-34). Marvin Bagley IIIHe was playing his second game with Washington after moving from the Pistons. It was best by a double by 21 points And 12 rebounds.
Despite the victory in the federal capital. The Spurs remain the worst team in the Western Conferencewhile the Wizards are second to last in the East, above the Pistons.
The first half was tied
San Antonio Spurs, with Victor Wimpanyama in the starting lineup, They took the court more focused than the Washington Wizards They took the lead for most of the first quarter, although their maximum advantage was only +7 (12-19).
Local residents led by A Marvin Bagley III – 11 points in the quarter – who was playing only his second game With the Wizards they closed the gap and left the score at the end of the quarter at 36-37.
The second quarter began as the first quarter ended The wizards quickly took the lead They reached +8 on several occasions, most recently with a score of 57-49.
But then the tables were turned again with a partial score of 2 to 14 Tottenham took the lead again They ended the quarter with success and a good match, ending the first half with a score of 66-72.
Those from San Antonio were led by Devin Vassell, Who had 15 points in the first half with 6 of 7 field goals (85.7%), including 3 threes from 3 attempts. With him on the court, the Spurs had a +/- differential of +11.
Gregg Popovich's men also controlled most of the third period. It leads above all by 9 points from Wimbanyama And another 9 from Keldon Johnson, but again they couldn't push their lead beyond +7.
Magicians who never give up They put the score at 100-100 With which the end of the third group was reached with maximum equality.
This momentum with which they were able to equalize served the Washington team at the beginning of the fourth quarter Set the maximum difference back to +8 (112-104) with Frenchman Bilal Coulibaly as the protagonist.
Wembanyama's return to the court after a few minutes of rest and two timeouts by Popovich made it happen Texas reaction After the magicians achieve the maximum +12 (121-109).
With a fraction of 0-12 He finished with a hat-trick from Wembanyama In 2 minutes and 55 seconds, the Spurs tied the score at 121 points with 2:05 remaining.
Another trilogy, this time from Jeremy Sochan puts Tottenham ahead (125-126) at 00:53; Two free throws by Marvin Bagley III and Suchan answered with his signature one-handed shot that left the score at 127-128 with 29 seconds left.
The Wizards missed their next two attacks Tottenham left the final score at 127 to 131.