Knocking the dagger in the 4th quarter
The new week has not pulled any punches in terms of excitement, as star players put the capitalization in 4th quarters. Damian Lillard in his game against the Chicago Bulls drills a 3 pointer to put the game close with seconds left, immediately followed by Gary Trent Jr forcing the jump ball. The incredible sequence is capped off with Damian hitting his highlight 3 to put the bulls to bed!
Russell Westbrook and Bradley Beal who has been averaging 35 points the season have pulled off the incredible – With a shot by Bradley Beal to bring the game close, the ball was stolen immediately for Westbrook to hit the game-winning back-to-back 3 points. The power duo overcame the Brooklyn Nets with a second-highest of all-time combined score of 297 (149 – 146)
All Star Votes commences
The yearly ritual has returned, a time for fans and the media to draw up countless debates – the 2020 – 2021 NBA All-Star voting has begun.
Fred Van Vleet sets a NBA Record
Fred Van Vleet – Freddy Van Vleet, or Father Van Vleet as hailed by beloved fans of Raptors, has hit for a career high 54 points. This was not just any career high, as it is the highest scored by an undrafted player, even eclipsing Moses Malone’s 53 points which was the previous highest.
Fred Van Vleet and Raptors triumped over the Orlando Magic in spectacular fashion, taking the game 123 – 108. Fred Van Vleet finished the game 17-for-23 from the field, 11-for-14 from the 3-point line and 9-for-9 from the foul line. He also had 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and 3 blocks in 37 minutes.