The second such in history: Domantas Sabonis shined with numbers not seen in 55 years

The second such in history: Domantas Sabonis shined with numbers not seen in 55 years
The second such in history: Domantas Sabonis shined with numbers not seen in 55 years
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D. Sabonis scored 17 points in 34 minutes (7/13 doubles, 0/1 triples, 3/3 penalties), 11 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 interception and lost 4 balls, blocked a shot and Fouled 3 times.

“Kings” scored 18 points more than their opponents when Lithuanian was on the court.

It was the 57th consecutive double-double for D. Sabonis – the center from Lithuania continues to increase the record number in NBA history.

By the way, this season the Lithuanian has already rebounded 1000 balls and made 600 assists – only the legendary Wilt Chamberlain managed to do this in the 1967-68 season.

Scanpix/AP Photo/Wilt Chamberlain

Keegan Murray scored 25 points, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and De’Aaron Fox added 12 assists.

H. Barnes was a key player in the third quarter – he scored as many as 16 points, and the Kings won the quarter 39-25 and took the lead.

“We knew that we would rotate the composition in various ways. The coach said that everyone has the green light that we can throw and we have to be aggressive. I tried to throw with confidence”, said H. Barnes.

Kevin Huerter, Malik Monk, Trey Lyles could not help the Kings in this game.

Sacramento’s basketball players continue to actively fight for the seventh place in the Western Conference, and the Kings are two wins short of the sixth position, which allows them to avoid the playoffs.

It was the ninth consecutive loss for the Jazz team, the last time the Utah basketball players won on the road was on January 27.

The Kings will play their next game on Tuesday when they host the Los Angeles Clippers at home.

kings: K. Murray 25, D. Fox (12 rebounds) and H. Barnes 24 each, D. Sabonis 17 (11 rebounds), T. Lyles 11.

jazz: B.Sensabaugh and C.Sexton 22 each, T.Hendricks and K.George 18 each.


The article is in Lithuanian

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