Munich/New York City – Led by a once again outstanding Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn Nets picked up their fifth NBA win of the season.
KD had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists in a 112-85 win over the New York Knicks in the first game under Jacques Vaughn, who was named the new head coach a day earlier, chasing the 34-year-old record. legend Michael Jordan.
Jordan’s record was broken, the Lakers won again
Durant has now scored at least 25 points in each of the Nets’ 12 games since the start of the season. This is the longest streak since Jordan opened the 1988-89 season with 16 games in which he scored 25 or more points. Meanwhile, German pro Isaiah Hartenstein played 15 minutes for the Knicks and recorded five rebounds and two points.
Despite the return of LeBron James after recovering from a foot injury (30 points), the Los Angeles Lakers lost 101:114 to the Los Angeles Clippers and accepted their 9th defeat in the eleventh game. National player Dennis Schroeder (after thumb surgery) was still missing.
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