LaMarcus Aldridge (26 points, 10 rebounds) and DeMar DeRozan (25 pts) led the Texans to the much-needed victory in their AT&T Center, where more than 18,000 basketfans appeared. When the visitors knew Nikola Jokic a topavond but the 43 points (plus 12 rebounds and 9 assists) of the Serbian All Star were not sufficient to defeat to turn away.
Tomorrow is the seventh duel played. The Nuggets have the home advantage. The winner in the semi-finals of the Western Conference against Portland. The Trail Blazers put in the first round to Oklahoma City aside 4-1.
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Boston mourns topschutter of all times, John Havlicek
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Basketlegende John “Hondo” Havlicek is at the age of 79 died. The American with Czech roots won eight titles with the Boston Celtics and is the topschutter all times of the recordkampioen from the NBA.
“It is with much sadness that we the death of Celticslegende and Hall of Fame member John Havlicek have heard of it. He is at age 79, peacefully passed away,” reported the club. “John was a great champion, and we mourn with his family, friends and fans for this loss. We are grateful for the joy and inspiration he has us worried.”
Havlicek was suffering for several years from Parkinson's. He breathed his last breath in his hometown of Jupiter, Florida. Havlicek played his entire career, between 1962 and 1978, for Boston. With eight NBA titles, he only needs his teammates Bill Russell (eleven titles) and Sam Jones (ten titles) is a step behind. Havlicek, no finals lost, made a total of 26.395 points and is thus the topschutter all times of the Celtics. Thirteen times he was selected for the All Star Game. After his career chose Havlicek not for the trainerschap. Thanks to a number of lucrative investments in the hospitality industry, he could enjoy a carefree retirement.