Russell Westbrook records 32nd triple-double for the Washington Wizards

Russell Westbrook Washington Wizards
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Indiana Pacers 141- 154 Washington Wizards

Russell Westbrook secured his 32nd double-double of the season for the Washington Wizards as he finished with 14 points and a career-high 21 rebounds and 24 assists. A high-scoring game saw the Washington Wizards beat the Indiana Pacers 154-141. Russell Westbrook helped the Washington Wizards to 10th place in the Eastern Conference. This was their 13th win in 16 games.

The victory pulled them three games clear of 11th place Toronto Raptors. Domantas Sabonis scored 32 points and totaled 19 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Pacers, while Caris LeVert had 33 points, seven rebounds, and five assists. A total of nine Wizards reached double figures in the game.

Portland Trail Blazers 114 – 123 Atlanta Hawks

Bogdan Bogdanovic and Danilo Gallinari scored 14 three-pointers as well as a combined 53 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 123-114 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. Gallinari came off the bench to score 28 points, hitting 7 of 10 on 3-pointers and added eight rebounds and two steals. Bogdanovic scored 25 points, including seven 3-pointers – all in the first half – to fall one short of his career-best eight 3-pointers, set on April 11

Trae Young scored 21 points to go with his 11 assists while John Collins got 15. Damian Lillard scored 33 points in a losing cause for the Portland Trail Blazers.

Golden State Warriors 123 – 108 New Orleans Pelicans

Steph Curry had his ninth 40-plus scoring game to help the Golden State Warriors to a 123-108 points victory against the New Orleans Pelicans. Curry scored 17 points as the Warriors dominated the first quarter and he answered every time the Pelicans got within striking distance, making 14-of-26 field goals, including 8-of-18 3-pointers.

Draymond Green helped Curry with a triple-double of  10points, 15 assists, and 13 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are now in ninth place ahead of San Antonio and New Orleans. The rematch will take place on Tuesday with Pelicans hoping to keep their slim title hopes alive.


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