The Spanish base Ricky Rubio has excelled this morning with 24 points to lead the Utah Jazz victory at the Portland Trail Blazers home (90-120), in an NBA day in which Willy Hernangómez and Charlotte Hornets prevailed over the Detroit Pistons of José Manuel Calderón (98-86) and in which Marc Gasol He suffered the fifth straight Memphis Grizzlies loss.
In the Moda Center, the Jazz (16-17) signed their second consecutive win, but still remain out of the playoff positions in the Western Conference. All this thanks in large part to the good game in front of Rubio's basket, which he was the top scorer of his team and the meeting.
El Masnou added 10 of 15 field goals, including the four triple attempts he tried, to lead the Salt Lake City attack. Also, in its 27 minutes on the track delivered eight assists, captured two rebounds, recovered a ball and put a stopper.
Willy Hernangómez was also victorious in the Spanish duel against José Manuel Calderón, in which Charlotte Hornets won the Detroit Pistons (98-86). The franchise of Michael Jordan (16-15), is sixth in the East, just ahead of those of Michigan (15-15).
On this occasion, the eldest of the Hernangómez, who enjoyed 20 minutes, contributed 11 points -5 of 9 field goals and 1 of 1 free throws-, two assists and six rebounds, while the base from Extremadura won six points, three assists and two rebounds.
In addition, Marc Gasol and Memphis Grizzlies succumbed at the Sacramento Kings home (102-99), which is the fifth consecutive loss of the Tennessee (16-16), eleventh of the West. The Catalan scored 12 points in his 38 minutes on the track, to which he joined five assists, eight rebounds and two blocks.