The New Orleans Pelicans of the American Professional Basketball Association (NBA) have raised the possibility of going directly to the playoffs (스포츠토토PO) by winning 7 out of the last 8 games.
New Orleans beat the LA Clippers 122-114 in the 2022-23 NBA regular league home game held at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA on the 2nd (hereinafter Korean time).
New Orleans, which has won 7 wins in the last 8 games since the match against Houston Lotz on March 20, is in 7th place in the Western Conference with 40 wins and 38 losses. It is only 0.5 games behind the 6th place Clippers (41-38), which is the direct Maginot line of the PO.
On the other hand, the Clippers suffered two consecutive losses, and the emergency light was turned on in the direct PO.
In the NBA, the 1st to 6th places in the conference go directly to the first round of PO, but the 7th to 10th places can go to PO only after passing through the play-in tournament.
In New Orleans, Brandon Ingram played a big role with 36 points and 8 assists. Jonas Valanchunas (23 points, 12 rebounds), Trey Murphy III, and CJ McCollum (more than 19 points) also contributed to the team’s victory by posting double-digit points.
On this day, New Orleans entered the fourth quarter with a 91-90, one-point lead.
New Orleans, who was playing a seesaw game, ran away 113-106 when Ingram’s score exploded in the middle of the quarter.
The Clippers narrowed the score to 112-117 with Terence’s 3-point shot at the last minute, but Ingram succeeded in both free throws 23.2 seconds ago, breaking the opponent’s will to pursue. Ingram scored 10 points in the fourth quarter alone.