On January 3, Beijing time, the 2021-22 NBA regular season continued. The Charlotte Hornets played against the Phoenix Suns at home. In the end, the Suns beat the Hornets 133-99.
Single quarter score: 36-27, 37-20, 33-27, 27-25 (Suns first)
In terms of data, the Suns, Booker 24 points and 7 rebounds, Jaylen Smith 19 points and 12 rebounds, Mikal Bridges 15 points and 5 rebounds, Cameron Johnson 14 points, Paul 7 points, 6 rebounds and 16 rebounds. Assists, Shamet 17 points, Payne 14 points and 5 assists, Biyombo 11 points and 6 rebounds. For the Hornets, Ball had 17 points, Miles Bridges had 10 points, Oublay had 15 points, and Ice Smith had 13 points and 8 assists.
After the game started, Jaylen Smith dunked and helped the Suns open the scoring. Then, Rozier hit a jumper to help the Hornets score points. After that, the two teams attacked and defended each other, and the scores rose alternately. After the game lasted 2 minutes, the Hornets suddenly misfired, and the Suns continued to score points, hit a wave of 6-0 climax, directly stopped the Hornets. After returning from the timeout, the Hornets still feel bad, and the Suns extended the difference to 9 points through Mikal Bridges’ three-pointer. Subsequently, Ball scored 2+1 to help the Hornets stop the bleeding. In the middle of this section, the Suns continued to score points, directly expanding the difference to 10 points. Since then, the two teams have experienced a short tug of war. In the second half of this quarter, the Suns scored three points in a row and the point difference was expanded to 17 points. Since then, the Hornets struggled to chase points, hitting a wave of 8-0 attacks at the end of the section, narrowing the point difference to single digits. At the end of this section, the Suns temporarily led the Hornets 36-27.
After the start of the second quarter, Iss Smith hit a three-pointer. After that, Oublay broke through and dunked and helped the Hornets narrow the point difference to 4 points. Subsequently, Paul hit a jumper to help the Suns stabilize the situation. After that, the Hornets once again experienced a long scoring drought, and although the Suns were not efficient on the offensive end, they still played a 10-0 spurt, expanding the point difference to 14 points and directly stopping the Hornets. After returning from the timeout, Miles Bridges committed a foul and helped the Hornets end a nearly three-minute scoring drought through a free throw. By the middle of this section, the Hornets were misfired again, and the Suns continued to score points through Mikal Bridges, continuously expanding the point difference. After Biyombo made a layup, the Suns once again achieved a lead of more than 20 points. After that, the two teams came and went. Although the Hornets struggled to chase points, the Suns also responded one after another. The difference between the two teams has remained at about 20 points. By the end of the quarter, Biyombo scored 5 points in a row to help the Suns once again expand their points difference. At the end of this section, the Suns temporarily led the Hornets 73-47.
After the start of the third quarter, Booker dunked and helped the Suns maintain their lead. After that, the two teams continued to score points by attacking the inside. The Suns once expanded the point difference to nearly 30 points through Cameron Johnson’s 3+1. After that, Ball hit three-pointers one after another to help the Hornets stop the bleeding. By the middle of this section, the Suns continued to attack and expanded the point difference to close to 30 points many times, and the Hornets were able to respond one after another, but it was difficult to further narrow the point difference. In the second half of the quarter, the Suns had more flowers. After Payne hit a three-pointer, the Suns finally expanded the difference to 30 points. Since then, although the Hornets struggled to chase points, it was difficult to narrow the gap. At the end of this section, the Suns temporarily led the Hornets 106-74.
After the start of the fourth quarter, Shamet and Paul scored 5 points in a row to help the Suns widen the point difference to 37 points. After that, East Smith made a jump shot and helped the Hornets stop the bleeding. Subsequently, the Hornets made a mistake, and the Suns took the opportunity to use Shamet’s consecutive three-pointers to directly expand the point difference to 41 points, and also stopped the Hornets. After returning from a timeout, Shamet once again expanded his lead through a dunk. After that, although the Hornets chased 6 points in a row, it was of no avail. Subsequently, the Suns directly replaced the pure bench lineup, and the game went directly to garbage time. In the end, the Suns beat the Hornets 133-99. (pea)
Suns: Paul, Booker, Mikal Bridges, Cameron Johnson, Jaylen Smith
Hornets: Ball, Rozier, Hayward, Miles Bridges, PlumleyReturn to Sohu to see more
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