Younger Australian Josh Giddey has once more flirted with growing NBA historical past, whilst Boomers legend Patty Turbines performed a starring position for the Brooklyn Nets of their newest win.
- Giddey ratings 19 issues within the Thunder’s 110-104 loss to the Jazz
- He turns into handiest the 3rd youngster to achieve 100 assists and 100 rebounds of their first 20 NBA video games
- Turbines posts 23 issues within the Nets’ 123-104 victory over the Celtics
Giddey — the quantity six pick out within the NBA draft — narrowly overlooked turning into the youngest participant in NBA historical past to notch a triple double.
He completed with an equivalent career-high 19 issues, 8 assists and 7 rebounds within the Oklahoma Town Thunder’s 110-104 loss to the Utah Jazz, who featured Boomers veteran Joe Ingles.
The nineteen-year-old’s haul in Oklahoma Town was once nonetheless sufficient to peer him sign up for LeBron James and LaMelo Ball as the one youngsters in NBA historical past to achieve 100 assists and 100 rebounds of their first 20 video games.
He served because the Thunder’s number one level guard for the second one consecutive sport within the absence of the injured Shai Gilgeous-Alexander.
Turbines’s ‘incredible’ show
Turbines landed seven three-pointers on his method to a 23-point haul, because the Nets defeated the Celtics 123-104 in Boston.
He hit a trio of three-pointers throughout the first 5 mins for the Nets, who’re on a four-game profitable streak.
Turbines has scored a minimum of 17 issues in his remaining 4 video games, with calls rising for the Olympic bronze medallist to be integrated on this season’s NBA All-Celebrity three-point contest.
The 33-year-old joined the Nets from the San Antonio Spurs within the low season, attributing his capturing shape to “settling in” at his new workforce.
“I do not believe there may be anything else extra to it than that,” he stated.
“Simply working out what is wanted from me, staying in a position, being in a position and understanding the ball’s going to return flying at me sooner or later.”
Turbines’s efficiency drew reward from Nets head trainer Steve Nash.
“Patty was once incredible this night and he is simply been so large for us this 12 months,” he stated.
“He does such a lot of issues for us and that more or less ties the entire thing in combination.”