The Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder have the last chance to advance to the playoffs.
The Chicago Bulls beat the Toronto Raptors 109-105 in the 2022-2023 NBA Play-In Tournament held at Scotiabank Arena, Ontario, Toronto, Canada on the 13th (hereinafter Korean time). Chicago will battle the Miami Heat for the last ticket to the playoffs. 안전놀이터
Chicago was pushed back by around 20 points in the middle of the third quarter, but Jack Lavin played a big role. In the 3rd and 4th quarters alone, he scored 30 points and led the band. Nikola Vucevic’s two free throws 11.1 seconds before the end of the game separated the game by running away with a 4-point lead. Lavigne scored 39 points and DeRozan scored 23 points.
On the other hand, Toronto’s Pascal Siakam scored 32 points, but fell victim to the double electrode as he missed 2 out of 3 free throws with 12 seconds left in the game. Fred VanVleet added 26 points with 7 3-pointers, but could not lead the team to victory.
The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-118. Shai Gilgeous Alexander scored 32 points and Josh Guiddy scored 31 points. Gilgeous Alexander overcame New Orleans’ pursuit by putting in all four free throws he got 2.8 seconds and 2.1 seconds before the end of the game. Fighting for the last ticket to the playoffs with the Minnesota Timberwolves.