(ANSA) – ROME, FEBRUARY 24 – Philadelphia returns to victory and consolidates its leadership in the standings, always followed like a shadow by the Nets who won again this night and by the Bucks who easily beat Minnesota, last in the standings. In the NBA nine games were played in the last round and nothing has changed in the top positions of the Eastern Conference. Also in the west, the success of the Clippers confirms the Californians in second place behind Utah, which has rested. In detail, the Sixers beat the Toronto Raptors 109-102, while the Nets beat the Kings 127-118 thanks to a heavy triple double from James Harden (29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists). The challenge with Minnesota, rear in the west was a walk for the Bucks: it ended 139-112, the Greek Gianni Antetokounmpo stands out above all with his 37 points. The Clippers knocked out the Wizards with a clear 135-116, propitiated by the great evening of Kawhi Leonard who scored 32 points. In the other races, the return to victory (after 10 consecutive knockouts) of the Cavs against Danilo Gallinari’s Hawks for 112-111 should be noted. The match between Dallas and Boston ended 110-107, decided on the siren by Luka Doncic (for him 31 total points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists). Finally Golden State victory over the New York Knicks for 114-108, protagonist Steph Curry who put the seal on 37 points. (HANDLE).