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NBA: Facundo Campazzo played just 10 seconds in a new defeat for the Dallas Mavericks

NBA: Facundo Campazzo played just 10 seconds in a new defeat for the Dallas Mavericks

Facundo Campazzo not yet taken into account in the rotation of Dallas Maverickwho this Thursday added his second consecutive league defeat NBA after falling as a visitor against Wizards of Washington from 113-105.

This time the point guard from Cordoba, used to watching entire games from the substitutes’ bench, entered to play the last ten seconds, with the scorer already defined in favor of the local team. Campazzo thus broke a series of six consecutive dates without adding time on the pitch.

The former Denver Nuggets made his Dallas debut on October 25, when he spent 12 minutes and 57 seconds on the ground in a clear 113-111 defeat to the New Orleans Pelicans. In those minutes he added three points (0-1 in doubles and 1-3 in triple), provided two assists and made two steals.

Two days later, he completed three minutes in a 129-125 road win over the Brooklyn Nets. Just add an assist and recovery. Since then, the Cordovan has spent six consecutive matches on the bench: defeat to Oklahoma City Thunder 111-117, four straight wins against Orlando Magic (114-105), Utah Jazz (103-100), Toronto Raptors (111-110) and Nets (96-94), and, finally, a defeat against the Magic (87-94).

Parallel to Thursday’s defeat against the Wizards, The Argentine national team lost to the Dominican Republic for 80-69, as part of a match corresponding to the 2023 Basketball World Cup Qualifiers in the Philippines – Japan – Indonesia. Campazzo was not called up due to his commitment to the NBA.

One of the toppings that the game had was that the Dominican Republic’s technical director is none other than Néstor García, who had a controversial departure months ago from the team now led by Pablo Prigioni.

New defeat for the Dallas Mavericks

The Washington Wizards, with 36 points from Kyle Kuzma, added their third straight win against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, on a night in which Slovenian Luka Doncic did not exceed 22 points.

Kuzma had the best night of his season at Capital One Arena and scored 11 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, with six triples, 11 rebounds and seven assists.

The former Los Angeles Lakers player led the Wizards over some Mavericks who suffered their second consecutive defeat, following this Wednesday against the Orlando Magic.

Doncic thus stopped after an extraordinary start to the season, in which he scored at least 30 points in the first nine games, showing numbers that have not been recorded since the time of the legendary Wilt Chamberlain.

The Mavericks had a brilliant start to the game with a 22-8 lead in the opening period, but Kuzma’s big night supported the Wizards and kept the three-point margin at half-time.

Dinwiddie entered the third period showing exceptional numbers, with 28 points and a nine of thirteen shooting, but the Mavericks conceded a 13-3 run in the opening of the fourth quarter, with nine points from Kuzma, which paved the way for the victory. the Wizards.

The capital squad went from 86-83 to 100-86, while the Mavericks completely stalled and only connected one of their first nine shots during that time.

Kuzma made the 3-point difference and scored nine points in 2.5 minutes to force Kidd’s timeout at 98-86.

Dinwiddie, also from the arc, scored the sixth triple of his night and brought the Mavericks to ten points at 106-96, but with three minutes to go the Texans had no chance of comeback.

With information from EFE.

Source: Clarin


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