The Spanish base Ricky Rubio has directed Utah Jazz in the comfortable victory against Chicago Bulls (83-114), in a day in which the power forward Willy Hernangómez has contributed 8 points to the triumph of Charlotte Hornets against Boston Celtics (124-117) and in which the baseman José Manuel Calderón has not had minutes with Detroit Pistons in the deal against the Portland Trail Blazers (117-112).
At the United Center, the Salt Lake City (43-30) have signed their sixth victory in the last seven games to take hold in the fifth place in the Western Conference. On this occasion, the base of El Masnou, who started and was 23 minutes on the court, scored 12 points -6 of 11 field goals-, provided 3 assists, captured 4 rebounds and recovered a ball.
Meanwhile, the largest of the Hernangómez it also helped, coming off the bench, to Charlotte (33-39), who despite everything continues away from the positions of 'playoff'. The Spaniard achieved 8 points -4 of 8 field goals-, one assist, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks in his 17 minutes of participation.
Finally, the base Extremadura José Manuel Calderón did not have minutes in the defeat of the Pistons (37-35), which continue in the sixth place of the Eastern Conference.
Statistics of Spanish players
- Ricky Rubio: 12 points, 3 assists, 4 rebounds and 1 steal.
- Willy Hernangómez: 8 points, 1 assist, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks.
- José Manuel Calderón: Did not play.