Updated NBA rankings for the 2019-20 season and the results of the matches on March 9. The Boston Celtics became the fourth NBA team to qualify for the Playoffs in the 2019-20 season after a victory against the Indiana Pacers.
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Two days after missing the chance against Oklahoma City Thunder, the Boston Celtics finally found what they needed in Indianapolis. A narrow victory 114-111 on the pitch of the Indiana Pacers brought Brad Stevens teachers and students the 43rd victory of the season with the Playoffs ticket.
In the West, the top team of the LA Lakers has not been able to become the second team to win 50 games this season when receiving a shock defeat at home to the Brooklyn Nets. Neighbors LA Clippers returned to second place after burying the Golden State Warriors
– W L: Number of wins – number of losses
– PCT: Win rate
– GB: The distance with the top team
– Home: Achievement at home
– Road: Away record
– Conf.: Achievement in the domain
– Last 5: Achievements in the last 5 matches
The Boston Celtics officially won tickets for the NBA Playoffs
It seems that the Boston Celtics blew away the 19-point gap they created themselves against the Indiana Pacers, but the pitch of Marcus Smart in the last minute helped the Boston Celtics revive and win a narrow victory 114-111 against Indiana. Pacers.
Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, while Gordon Hayward contributed 27 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the Eastern third team. On the other side of the line, Domantas Sabonis scored 28 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists. Most important Victor Oladipo player since coming back to the field with 27 points.
The Boston Celtics were the active players for most of the match. They lead 30-22 after the first half, 59-50 after the second half and 94-80 when entering the last half. Sometimes the gap was up to 19 points in the third half, but Indiana Pacers did not give up.
The efforts of the home team were rewarded when TJ Warren successfully made a pitch in the corner, equalizing the score 104-104 when the lead match was only 3 minutes away. He finished this match with a total of 22 points.
Domantas Sabonis drove past Daniel Theis to make the score to 107-104. However, the Celtics recovered in the following minutes and it was Sabonis who had the best viewing angle in the final shot to make the score to 111-109 of Marcus Smart. Smart successfully throws the ball two more times to increase the distance to 3 points.
“We need this victory,” said coach Brad Stevens. “3 points ahead, however still get the victory, it is a good thing for this team latterly. There are still 18 more matches and it is not easy to go to the Playoffs round. We are going to have difficult matches and this will be a good example “.
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