Memphis Grizzlies has suffered this morning seventh defeat in the last eight matches, this time against the Miami Heat (112-108), despite the good performance of the Spanish power forward Marc Gasol, in an NBA day in which Pau Gasol and San Antonio Spurs fell to an Oklahoma City Thunder without Alex Abrines (122-112), in which José Manuel Calderón defeated and they lost Nikola Mirotic and Willy and Juancho Hernangómez.
The Tennessee (19-23) suffered their umpteenth trip and do not leave the penultimate place in the Western Conference. The 15 points -7 of 14 field goals, including 1 of 5 triples-, five assists, five rebounds, one recovery and two plugs by Marc Gasol, were not enough. he was 34 minutes on the track.
The only Spanish duel of the day was frustrated by the absence of the Balearic Alex Abrines, who has not appeared since December 23 for "personal reasons"; Pau was there, who in 14 minutes contributed two points and six rebounds. Oklahoma is third from the West (26-16), where the Texans (25-19) are seventh.
The Spanish victory of the day was achieved by José Manuel Calderón, who participated eight minutes in the Detroit Pistons 'triumph at the Los Angeles Clippers' home (104-109), which interrupted a four-game losing streak for the Mexicans (18-23). , on the edge of the 'playoff'.
While, Nikola Mirotic, with 9 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks, could not celebrate a victory with New Orleans Pelicans against Minnesota Timberwolves (110-106). Nor was Juancho Hernangomez (1 point and 1 rebound) lucky with Denver Nuggets, leader of the West, in his visit to bottom Phoenix Suns (102-93), nor his brother Willy (3 points, 1 assist and 6 rebounds), which fell with Charlotte Hornets against Sacramento Kings (104-97).
Finally, the Utah Jazz signed their third consecutive win against the Chicago Bulls (110-102) and continues to move closer to the Western zone of privilege (23-21). The Catalan baseman Ricky Rubio is still recovering from his right hamstring injury and was unable to participate.
Statistics of Spanish players:
Marc Gasol: 15 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks.
Nikola Mirotic: 9 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocks.
José Manuel Calderón: 5 points and 1 assistance.
Willy Hernangómez: 3 points, 1 assist and 6 rebounds.
Pau Gasol: 2 points and 6 rebounds.
Juancho Hernangómez: 1 point and 1 rebound.
Alex Abrines: Did not play.