Miami (dpa) - Although the German basketball international Moritz Wagner has created strong 19 points and nine rebounds, he could not prevent the defeat of his Washington Wizards.
With 103: 112 the captains were defeated the Miami Heat away and conceded the 14th defeat in the 21st season game in the North American professional league NBA. Besides Wagner, Isaac Bonga was also in the squad. The Guard gets seven points and three assists in just over 15 minutes.
With a basket just before the end of regular time and four points in extra time, Dennis Schröder did his part to ensure that the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 139:12. Schröder was third best scorer of his team with 25 points. Despite the victory over the table neighbors OKC is still out of the play-off ranks in ninth place in the West.
In second place, however, the Boston Celtics, but in the Eastern Conference. They won 108-95 against the Denver Nuggets. Daniel Theis scored seven points and celebrated the third success successively with the Celtics. In addition, the Milwaukee Bucks retained in the top match against the Los Angeles Clippers with 119: 91 the upper hand. Things went better for the city rivals of the Clippers: The Lakers drove at the Portland Trail Blazers a safe 136: 113 success. Anthony Davis topped 39 points.
Meanwhile, the New York Knicks split into eight defeats in series by head coach David Fizdale. As an interim coach is to take over the former assistant coach Mike Miller.