The Golden State Warriors have also lost the second game without the injured Steph Curry and suffered a sensitive setback in the fight for the best playoff places in the NBA.
Against the Orlando Magic around the Berliner Franz and Moritz Wagner there was a 90:94 and thus already the third defeat in series. “I think we soft, I think we’re playing stupid,” said Warriors-Profi Draymond Green. “We just do not play a good basketball.” Curry is missing his team for at least a week because of a violation at the ankle.
With a total of 18 points, Berlin Franz Wagner sealed with three transformed free throws and a dunk in the last 14 seconds of the game the 20th win for Orlando. “He has an incredible will to do the right 1. He wants to use these big moments. He is very present,” coach Jamahl Mosley praised his number 22. “It’s great,” the 20-year-old Wagner said. At half-time, his team had led 46:38, then with up to 14 points were back and nevertheless won. “We also had fun in the defense,” he said.
In the top game of the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks defeated Chicago Bulls 126: 98. After a break due to complaints on the knee, Giannis Antetokounmpo came to 25 points and 17 rebounds and fixed rank two of the defending champion behind the Miami Heat. The bulls are fifth.