Spanish base Ricky Rubio premiered his first paternity this Thursday with possibly his best night as a player of the Phoenix suns and he was the best of his team in the wide victory by 98-121 against New York Knicks, before those who touched the ‘triple-double’, while Juancho Hernangómez did not participate too much in the win in extra time (131-134) of Denver Nuggets against Golden State Warriors.
Rubio had missed the trip to Atlanta a couple of days ago to attend the birth of his first child and with little time to assimilate such good news he returned to the action and did it with great force, with a sensational game in an emblematic stage like Madison Square Garden.
The game director of El Masnou stayed at the gates of the ‘triple-double’ after score 25 points, with 10/18 in throw, distribute 13 assists and capture eight rebounds, in addition to stealing four balls, in the comfortable triumph of some Suns that after losing the first quarter against the Knicks, they no longer gave too many options and that they are two triumphs of the Western Conference playoffs.
The Catalan connected especially well with the center Deandre Dayton, author of 26 points and 21 rebounds, while the guard Devin Booker was the top scorer of the visitors with 29 points despite his bad day in the triple (2/8). In the premises, Julius Randle was saved with 26 points.
On the other hand, although much less prominence, the power forward also won on the day Juancho Hernangómez with Denver Nuggets. The Madrid only played five minutes in the 131-134 victory on the Golden State Warriors court where he only scored a triple.
The Serbian Nikola Jokic touched the ‘triple-double’ (23 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists) and scored the basket that sent the game to extra time, and the guard Will Barton contributed 31 points to thwart the current runners-up, who did not They took advantage of their good start (34-19) and paid to fit 40 points in the last quarter.