Thursday, November 27, 2008

NBA News - Manu Powers Spurs from the Bench

The Detroit Pistons routed the New York Knicks 110-96. After building a comfortable lead, Coach Michael CURRY decided to dig deep on his bench to give them some minutes on the floor. Walter HERRMANN only manages to convert one of his free throws and collected one rebound.

The Houston Rockets lost to the Indiana Pacers by 91-90. They were playing without their star Tracy McGRADY and lost courtesy of Danny GRANGER, who tipped in his own miss with 13 seconds left. This must has to hurt them the most as they also threw away a 10 point lead down in the fourth quarter.

Luis SCOLA had a massive game tonight as he combined well with his low post partner YAO Ming to help lift their team in the absence of T-Mac. He posted 5 points and equaling his career high of 18 rebounds. He also had 4 assists and one steals to his credit.

Last there was Manu GINOBILI who had another terrific game since returning from injury. He was sensation from the bench again as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Chicago Bulls 98-88.
Manu played for about 17 plus minutes and had 15 points, 3 rebounds, 4 rebounds plus a block shot and a steal. Fabricio OBERTO who was the starting center, posted 5 points plus a rebound, assists and steal each.

On the opposite, Andres NOCIONI only manages 5 points, 1 rebound and 1 block shot from the bench.

1 comment:

rob said...

Luis Scola and the Houston Rockets had a good win over the Spurs. He scored 11 points against the Spurs team who had the big three together this time. Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker were back from injuries but still the Rockets were too good on the night.