Both Andres NOCIONI and Luis SCOLA produced a double-double performance tonight thus helping their respective teams to victory.
A huge performance from Chapu NOCIONI coming from the bench help the Chicago Bulls used a fourth quarter surge to beat the Indiana Pacers 104-91. It was their first back to back win of the season.
NOCIONI scored 20 points, grabbed 10 rebounds plus an assist and two steals.
Luis SCOLA had a big night performance for the Houston Rockets as they defeated Chris PAUL’s New Orleans Hornets 91-82. He posted 12 points plus a game high 10 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals.
Contepomi Kicks Pumas to Victory over Italy
Argentina defeated Italy 22-14 in Turin, their first win since June thus moving them back into the top four of the IRB rankings. The top four at the end of the month will lead the seedings for the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand.
Captain Felipe CONTEPOMI kicked five penalties plus one conversion after Rafael CARBALLO scored the only try for the Pumas. Los Pumas can secure the top four position with a win against Ireland in Dublin next weekend.
Licha & Ernesto Scores in Porto’s Win
FC Porto have recovered from two games losing streak to beat Guimaraes 2-0. Lisandro LOPEZ opned the scoring at the Estadio Dragao in the 66th minute. Ernesto FARIAS ensured victory in the 88th minute for the three time defending champions.
Lucio FILOMENA scored for Asteras Tripolis in their 1-1 draw with Aris Salonika in the Greek Super League.