Bojan Bogdanovic gets Pacers back on track

2019-03-25T06:41:54+00:00 2019-03-25T06:41:54+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

25/Mar/19 06:41

Twenty-eight European players were in action during NBA’s eight-game Sunday evening schedule.

By John Askounis/

The Indiana Pacers snapped a four-game losing streak by overpowering the Denver Nuggets, 124-88. Bojan Bogdanovic went off for 35 points in the NBA 2018-19 Regular Season contest and Domantas Sabonis notched a 15-point, 13-rebound double-double on Sunday. Nikola Jokic ended up with 19 points, 11 rebounds, 8 assists, 4 blocks and one steal for the visitors.

Red-hot Danilo Gallinari put up 26 points and fellow European Ivica Zubac added a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Los Angeles Clippers that beat the New York Knicks, 124-113, on the road. Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 26 points, 10 boards and 7 assists and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 127-105.

Tony Parker and Nicolas Batum were left out, but Willy Hernangomez posted a 13-point, 10-rebound double-double for the Charlotte Hornets that grabbed an 115-114 away win over the Toronto Raptors. Marc Gasol sank 17 points and Serge Ibaka ten, but weren’t enough for the hosts.

The Houston Rockets clinched a playoffs spot with their 113-90 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans. Clint Capela helped out with eight points and 17 rebounds to his name. Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 17 points, but the Sacramento Kings lost to the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-106.

Results and European action:

Hosts Visitors Result European Stats
New York Knicks Los Angeles Clippers 113-124 Hezonja 6pts, 5reb, 3ast, 1blk, Ntilikina 1reb – Gallinari 26pts, 8reb, 1ast, Zubac 10pts, 10reb, 1ast, 1blk
Milwaukee Bucks Cleveland Cavaliers 127-105 G. Antetokounmpo 26pts, 10reb, 7ast, 4blk, Ilyasova 2pts, 2reb, 1ast, 1blk, Gasol INJ, Mirotic INJ – Osman 9pts, 3reb, 2ast, 1stl, Zizic DNP
Indiana Pacers Denver Nuggets 124-88 Boj. Bogdanovic 35pts, 6reb, 3ast, 1stl, Sabonis 15pts, 13reb, 4ast – Jokic 19pts, 11reb, 8ast, 1stl, 4blk, J. Hernangomez 2pts, 2reb
Toronto Raptors Charlotte Hornets 114-115 M. Gasol 17pts, 4reb, 6ast, 1stl, 3blk, Ibaka 10pts, 1reb, Anunoby 3pts, 2reb, 2ast – W. Hernangomez 13pts, 10reb, 4ast, Batum ILL, Parker PER
New Orleans Pelicans Houston Rockets 90-113 Dair. Bertans 3pts, 1reb – Capela 8pts, 17reb, 1ast, Hartenstein INJ
Boston Celtics San Antonio Spurs 96-115 Theis 11pts, 7reb, 1ast, 1blk, Yabusele 7pts – Dav. Bertans 9pts, 6reb, 2ast, Poeltl 6pts, 10reb, 2blk, Belinelli 5pts, 4reb
Golden State Warriors Detroit Pistons 121-114 Jerebko 2pts, 1reb, 1ast – Pachulia 4pts, 2reb, 4ast, Mykhailiuk DNP, Calderon INA
Los Angeles Lakers Sacramento Kings 111-106 Wagner 1reb, Bonga DNP – Bogd. Bogdanovic 17pts, 2reb, 4ast, 1stl, 1blk, Bjelica 8pts, 6reb, 2ast, 1stl, Koufos 1reb, 2ast, 1stl


Eastern Conference
1. y-Milwaukee Bucks 55-19
2. x-Toronto Raptors 51-23
3. x-Philadelphia 76ers 47-26
4. x-Indiana Pacers 45-29
5. Boston Celtics 43-31
6. Brooklyn Nets 38-36
7. Detroit Pistons 37-36
8. Miami Heat 36-37
9. Orlando Magic 35-38
10. Charlotte Hornets 34-39
11. Washington Wizards 30-44
12. e-Atlanta Hawks 26-48
13. e-Chicago Bulls 21-53
14. e-Cleveland Cavaliers 19-55
15. e-New York Knicks 14-60

Western Conference
1. x-Golden State Warriors 50-23
2. x-Denver Nuggets 49-23
3. x-Houston Rockets 47-27
4. Portland Trail Blazers 45-27
5. Los Angeles Clippers 44-30
6. Oklahoma City Thunder 43-30
7. Utah Jazz 43-30
8. San Antonio Spurs 43-31
9. Sacramento Kings 36-37
10. e-Minnesota Timberwolves 33-40
11. e-Los Angeles Lakers 32-41
12. e-New Orleans Pelicans 31-44
13. e-Memphis Grizzlies 29-44
14. e-Dallas Mavericks 29-44
15. e-Phoenix Suns 17-57

y-clinched division and a playoffs spot
x-Secured a playoffs spot
e-Eliminated from playoffs