There were eight former Wildcats playing in the NBA on Monday night. Let’s take a look at how each of them performed individually.
New Orleans Hornets 105 – Detroit Pistons 86
> Anthony Davis, Forward-Center, New Orleans
> Darius Miller, Forward, New Orleans
> Brandon Knight, Guard, Detroit
New Orleans played excellent defense to really disrupt the Piston’s offense and hold them to shooting 36% from the field. Sixth man Ryan Anderson led the way for the Hornets with 31 points. Davis had 8 rebounds, 4 blocked shots, 1 point, 1 assist, and a steal. While his teammate Darius Miller had one rebound and one assist. Brandon Knight contributed 7 points, 3 assists, 3 rebounds, and a steal in the losing effort.
Washington Wizards 102 – Milwaukee Bucks 90
> John Wall, Guard, Washington
This game was close late into the fourth quarter until the Wizards went on a 9-0 run to seal their victory. The Bucks have now lost four straight games. John Wall had a double-double with 14 points, 10 assists, 4 rebounds, and a steal.
Los Angeles Clippers 107 – Philadelphia Seventy-Sixers 90
> Eric Bledsoe, Guard, Los Angeles
The Clippers shot nearly 60% from the field and had a 23-point lead at halftime. The Clippers never looked back and Chris Paul led the way with his 18th double-double of the season. Bledsoe contributed 10 points, 5 assists, and a blocked shot.
Charlotte Bobcats 94 – Boston Celtics 91
> Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Forward, Charlotte
This game was tightly contested until the very end. The Celtics were up 91-87 with two minutes left in the game but didn’t score from then on. In a late surge the Bobcats made a couple clutch shots to take the lead and the victory. Kidd-Gilchrist recorded 5 points, 1 blocked shot, 1 rebound, and an assist.
Brooklyn Nets 89 – Indiana Pacers 84 (OT)
> Keith Bogans, Guard-Forward, Brooklyn
The Pacers missed their last four shots in the fourth quarter to allow the Nets to rally and force overtime. The Nets then pulled away to win the game and hand Indiana its second straight loss. Bogans grabbed one rebound.
San Antonio Spurs 103 – Chicago Bulls 89
> Marquis Teague, Guard, Chicago
The Spurs played without Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili and still beat the Bulls. The Bulls made it an easier task for the Spurs by committing 19 turnovers and allowing them to shoot over 50%. Teague only saw a minute of playing time and had one assist.