NBA: Jeremy Sochan’s record. San Antonio Spurs on a winning streak – News


Before this meeting, both teams won three times and lost twice. Both were eighth in their conferences. At the AT&T Center in San Antonio, in front of 16,562 spectators (90 percent of standing capacity), coach Gregg Popovich’s charges won for the first time in this competition in front of their own audience and improved their success.

The end of the meeting decided about their victory. The fourth quarter started with a tie of 94:94. In the middle of it, Billy Donovan’s team was leading by 112: 105, but the last minutes belonged to the “Spurs” who finished skillfully.

The powerful 19-year-old winger Sochan usually started the game in the Spurs’ top five, along with Austrian center Jakob Poell, shortstop Keldon Johnson, cornerback Tre Jones and Josh Richardson, who took replacing the injured Devin Vassell in the starting lineup.

A few hours earlier, it turned out that the Texas club fired 19-year-old former Canadian defender Josh Primo (he played in the first four games of the team, playing 23 minutes on average and notching 7 points, 4.5 assists and 3.3 rebounds), the youngest basketball player in last year’s draft was selected at number 12. This caused a lot of dissatisfaction among the fans, especially since the club did not give reasons for this decision.

Sochan played his longest and best of three games of the season. In the first quarter, he won with the hosts 36:29, he started with a long shot, added a second, correct “three” in the second. In total, in 31 minutes he scored 13 points, hitting three of four on twos, two of four on threes and one of two free throws, he also had six defensive rebounds, five goals, a block, a block , lose three and three. foul. While on the court, the team won this section by three points.

In the “Ostróg” team, apart from the Polish representative, six more players had a double-digit score: Johnson – 33, Poeltl – 21 and 13 rebounds, Richardson – 12, Jones – 11 and eight assists and reserve Zach Collins. – 16 and Blake Wesley – 10.

The leader of the visiting team was the best shooter DeMar DeRozan (11/20 in the game, 11/12 in the free). The 33-year-old junior winger, who was a Spurs player in 2018-2021, scored 33 points and became the 50th player in the history of the league to break the 20,000 point limit in the NBA. When his teammates were weak, he was supported by Coby White coming off the bench – 19 points and center Andre Drummond – 17 and 14 points.

San Antonio basketball players scored 16 out of 38 three-pointers, opponents – nine out of 27. The youth team “Ostróg”, the best in the league in terms of the number of assists in the game, again played a lot. as a team – they had 37 decisive passes, while “Bulls” – 20.

In the next match, the Spurs (4-2) will face the Minnesota Timberwolves (4-2) on the night of Sunday to Monday Polish time, also in their own stadium, who have already won and lost in their area. “Forest Wolves” on Friday defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 111: 102 at home, which is the fifth defeat of the California team, the only one close to the Sacramento Kings (0-4) who remained without a win in the league.

Results of Friday’s NBA games:

Boston Celtics – Cleveland Cavaliers 123: 132 (up)
Denver Nuggets – Utah Jazz 117: 101
Detroit Pistons – Atlanta Hawks 112: 136
Milwaukee Bucks – New York Knicks 119: 108
Minnesota Timberwolves – Los Angeles Lakers 111: 102
Orlando Magic – Charlotte Hornets 113: 93
Phoenix Suns – New Orleans Pelicans 124: 111
Portland Trail Blazers – Houston Rockets 125: 111
San Antonio Spurs – Chicago Bulls 129:124
Toronto Raptors – Philadelphia 76ers 90: 112
Washington Wizards – Indiana Pacers 117: 127
tables:
Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division
ZP view.
1. Boston Celtics 3 2.600
1. New York Knicks 3 2.600
3. Toronto Raptors 3 3 .500
4. Philadelphia 76ers 2,433
5. Brooklyn Nets 1 4.200
Central Department
1. Milwaukee Bucks 4 0 1,000
2. Cleveland Cavaliers 4 1,800
3. Chicago Bulls 3 3,500
4. Indiana Pacers 2 4.333
5. Detroit Pistons 1 5,167
South East Division
1. Atlanta Hawks 4 1,800
2. Washington Wizards 3 2.600
3. Charlotte Hornets 2 3 400
4. Miami Heat 2 4.333
5. Orlando Magic 1 5 .167
Western Conference
Pacific Division
1. Phoenix Suns 4 1,800
2. Golden State Warriors 3 2.600
3. Los Angeles Clippers 2 3 .400
4. Sacramento Kings 0 4,000
5. Los Angeles Lakers 0 5,000
Southwest Division
1. Memphis Grizzlies 4 1,800
2. San Antonio Spurs 4 2,667
3. New Orleans Pelicans 3 2.600
4. Dallas Mavericks 2 2,500
5. Houston Rockets 1 5,167
North West Division
1. Portland Trail Blazers 5 1.833
2. Utah Jazz 4 2.667
2. Denver Nuggets 4 2.667
2. Minnesota Timberwolves 4 2.667
5. Oklahoma City Thunder 2 3.400