The Atlanta Hawks (12-17) participated in this game. The Denver Nuggets hope to change direction and move towards halfway during their ascent this season. They have lost five of the past six games and the last ten games. There were eight losses in the game. The Nuggets also sought consistent results, promoted to the elite of the Western Conference with a score of 16-13, and won four of the last six.
Due to long-term injuries, the Hawks continue to lack the services of De’Andre Hunter, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Rajon Rondo and Kris Dunn. The Nuggets visiting tonight have not fully recovered and are missing Paul Millsap, Gary Harris and Jamek Green.
Nate McMillan (Nate McMillan) continues to serve as the team̵
The home team began to snub and lost five of the first six shots. Meanwhile, Michael Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray (Saturday night with a record-breaking 50 points and no free throws) helped Denver rush to the rim at will, in the Nuggets’ 5 The 7th Lieutenant Nuggets led 12-7 in the first timeout.
Porter Porter was especially cooked in the first quarter, hitting 10 points with a perfect shooting percentage of 4 points and 4 shots, and then fouled twice on the bench. The Eagles leaked points, which allowed the Nuggets to average 33 points (68.4%) from 13 of 20 shots and 4 of 7 from 3-pointers (57.1%).
Trae Young did record an excellent steal and assisted him to advance Kevin Huerter to the trio, as shown below.
Onyeka Okongwu, ranked sixth overall, was alive in the first half, screened and entered the basket. Coupled with some impressive defensive performance, this was a boon for the home team in the first half.
Atlanta completely eliminated the previous nine-point gap, leading 37-33 in the second quarter, falling behind an unlikely source Tony Snell’s heat shot, who started from outside the three-point line and made three of three.
In addition to better defensive pressure and basket protection, the outstanding performance of role contributors also provided convenience for the Nuggets in the second quarter. Nikola Jokic, the 2021 All-Star starter, was an insignificant figure in the first half. He didn’t score until the six-minute mark in the second quarter and only assisted with three turnovers.
Young used his inexperienced transition defense time and time again to show off his buoy and pass the ball to the dunker running on the floor, as John Collins said, causing him to stay on the bench for a while when he fell. .
Atlanta led 64-56 at halftime, 11 points and 8 assists behind Young, even though the young defender was hit by a technical foul when entering the tunnel and the official jaw. As a team, the Eagles made 15 of 22 shots (68.2%) in the second quarter and 4 of 8 three-pointers (50%), with a 77.2 field goal percentage. eFG%.
Young left the game in the third quarter. He scored or assisted in the first 8 shots, scoring a total of 19 points, pushing the lead to 17 points, the largest score of the two teams. The Eagles did not stop there, because Yount continued to pour in from the depths and scored 14 points and 5 assists in the third quarter alone.
Clint Capela (Clint Capela) continued to efficiently complete the lob, in three quarters of the time, he scored 16 points on 8 of 7 shots. With the Nuggets still struggling to find the rim, the Eagles entered the quarterfinals with a 93-76 lead, having previously led by 22 points.
Murray and Monte Morris and Monte Morris will not let the Nuggets retreat without a fight, and scored four field goals and 10 points in two minutes, coach McMillan Forced to call a timeout, cutting the lead to 13
Despite this, Atlanta grabbed and scratched his body, and used several clutch stops to keep Denver away from his arm. From 8:19 minutes to 3:51 minutes, the Nuggets have not bought a field goal in the fourth quarter. The period of about four and a half minutes severely hindered all hopes of returning to the game.
Collins spent a quiet night, but showed a certain ability to bring the ball to the basket.
In three games, the opponent deployed the Huck-Capella strategy for the second time in the game, but Capela hit his first two free throw attempts in this situation.
The trio of Facundo Campazzo’s trio once raised the lead to single digits. The Jokic Rainbow trio reduced the lead to 7 at the last minute, but it was too late for the Nuggets’ second night. Back to back.
When he was young, he almost surpassed his 16 assists with 15 shares, setting a new season high, scoring 35 points with 19 strokes, averaging 1.84 points per stroke. As a team, the Eagles shared the ball well, assisting 29 of 42 goals (69%).
John Collins (John Collins) and Clint Capela (Clint Capela) both achieved double-doubles, and the center scored a stable performance of 20 and 10. The Eagles calmly used their late free throws to end the game, accounting for 26/32 (81.3%) in the charity match-winning 123 to 115.