The Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA) won a victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves after a ‘brawl’ occurred.
Orlando won 127-120 in an away game against Minnesota in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season held at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA on the 4th (Korean time).
Orlando, who went 21-32, maintained 13th place in the Eastern Conference, and Minnesota, who recorded 28-27, fell to 7th place in the West.
At the stadium that day, players from both teams tangled in a fight and a situation unfolded in which five players were sent off.
In the second half of the third quarter, a fist fight between Minnesota guard Austin Rivers and Orlando center Mo Bamba began in front of Orlando’s bench, and the court became a mess as players from both teams, referees, and officials rushed to stop the fight.
Prior to this, the Associated Press reported that Bamba was seen reacting with teammate Makele Fultz when Rivers missed a 3-point shot in front of the Orlando bench.
In the end, Rivers, Mamba, as well as Minnesota’s Jayden McDaniels, Thorian Prince, and Orlando’s Jaylen Sergs were ejected before completing the game토토사이트 .
In the game resumed after the incident was settled, Orlando maintained the lead and kept the victory.
Cole Anthony had 20 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists, and Moritz Wagner had 19 points.
In Minnesota, D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points and 10 rebounds, and Anthony Edwards scored 19 points, but bowed his head in defeat.
The Portland Trail Blazers overturned a 20-point inferiority and won a 124-116 come-from-behind victory over the Washington Wizards.
Portland, which was trailing 14-34 in the second half of the first quarter, finished the first half with a score of 51-69, but overturned the game by leading 73-47 in the second half.
A total of four people led the victory with more than 20 points, with Anfernie Simons scoring 33 points and Damien Lillard scoring 29 points.
Washington ended its 6-game winning streak without being able to show its back despite the performances of Kristaps Porzingis (32 points, 8 rebounds) and Bradley Beal (34 points).
Portland, which had three consecutive victories, was ranked 9th in the West (26-26), and Washington, which had stopped winning, was ranked 9th in the East (24-27).
The Phoenix Suns defeated the East-leading Boston Celtics 106-94.
Phoenix ranked 6th in the West with 28-26, and Boston was chased by the Milwaukee Bucks (35-17) in 2nd place with 37-16 by 1.5 games.
In Phoenix, Mikal Bridges scored 25 points, and Dario Saric (14 points, 13 rebounds) and DeAndre Ayton (14 points, 10 rebounds) helped with a double-double.