MADRID, 19 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Spanish power forward Santi Aldama has curdled a great game this morning in the victory of the Memphis Grizzlies against the Oklahoma City Thunder (121-110), in an NBA day in which neither Usman Garuba nor Serge Ibaka have had excessive prominence in the defeats Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks, respectively.
At the FedExForum in Memphis, the canary, starting from the bench for the return after injury of Jaren Jackson Jr., helped to end a series of two consecutive defeats for those from Tennessee, who now rank third in the Western Conference ( 10-6).
In just 23 minutes of participation, Aldama scored 15 points -4 of 9 shots from the field, including 3 of 7 triples, and 4 of 4 from the personal line-, grabbed seven rebounds and provided an assist.
Less fortunate was Usman Garuba, who lost to the Houston Rockets, bottom team in the West (3-13), in the visit to the Toyota Center of the Indiana Pacers (91-99). The interior from La Mancha contributed four points -2 of 4 shots from the field-, collected four rebounds and recovered a ball in the 20 minutes he was on the pitch.
He also failed to beat the Spanish-Congolese power forward Serge Ibaka with the Milwaukee Bucks, who gave up their third loss in the last four games, this time against the Philadelphia Sixers (110-102). In his seven minutes of participation, he only managed to sign two points -1 of 2 shots from the field-.
Lastly, Willy Hernangómez from Madrid did not have minutes in the loss of his team, the New Orleans Pelicans, against the Boston Celtics (109-117), which interrupted a three-game winning streak for those from Louisiana, eighth in the Western Conference ( 9-7).
SANTI ALDAMA: 15 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist.
USMAN GARUBA: 4 points, 4 rebounds and 1 steal.
SERGE IBAKA: 2 points.
WILLY HERNANGÓMEZ: He didn't play.