Spanish base Ricky Rubio has led this morning, with a 'double-double' of 22 points and 11 assists, the victory of Utah Jazz over Atlanta Hawks (128-112), in an NBA day in which Charlotte Hornets and Willy Hernangómez delved into the wound of the Memphis Grizzlies of Marc Gasol (100-92).
With the win, the Salt Lake City (30-23) settle in the seventh position of the Western Conference. On this occasion, the French pivot Rudy Gobert (25) commanded the attack of Utah with Rubio, second top scorer of their own.
The El Masnou signed 6 of 11 field goals, including 2 of 6 triples, and 8 of 10 from the line of personnel in 35 minutes, in which he still had time to stand out in the most supportive facet of the team with 11 assists, Capture two rebounds and retrieve a ball.
On the other hand, The Grizzlies (20-33) tied their third consecutive defeat and continue in the penultimate place in the West, while the Hornets (25-26) are seventh in the East.
The Gasol midfielder was 26 minutes on court, in which he scored 8 points -3 of 10 field goals and 2 of 4 free throws-, offered 5 assists and captured 6 rebounds. Meanwhile, the oldest of the Hernangomez scored two points and took a rebound in just five minutes of participation.
In addition, his brother Juancho was also five minutes on track in the Denver Nuggets victory over the Houston Rockets (136-122), and Alex Abrines had nine in the Oklahoma City Thunder win at the Miami Heat (102-118).
Statistics of Spanish players:
Ricky Rubio: 22 points, 11 assists, 2 rebounds and 1 steal.
Marc Gasol: 8 points, 5 assists and 6 rebounds.
Willy Hernangómez: 2 points and 1 rebound.
Juancho Hernangómez: Without statistics.
Alex Abrines: Without statistics.