On March 4, the NBA officially announced the player of the month for February, Luka Doncic of the Mavericks and DeMar DeRozan of the Bulls were elected respectively.
In February, Doncic averaged 34.7 points, 10.3 rebounds and 8.8 assists per game, and he led the Mavericks to a 7-3 record; DeRozan averaged 34.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists in February, and he led the Bulls to a 7-3 record. 8 wins and 5 losses.
In addition, the league also announced the other players selected for the February best player nomination list, they are Devin Booker (Sun), Nikola Jokic (Nuggets), Ja Morant (Grizzlies) ), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota), Bam Adebayo (Heat), Jarrett Allen (Cavaliers), Wendell Carter Jr. (Magic), Joel Embiid (76) people) and Pascal Siakam (Raptors).
On March 4, the NBA officially announced the coach of the month for February. Jazz coach Quin Snyder and Celtics coach Amy Uduka were elected respectively.
Snyder led the Jazz to an 8-1 record in February, and the Jazz currently ranks fourth in the Western Conference with a record of 39-22; Uduka led the Greens to a 9-2 record in February, and the Greens currently have a record of 9 wins and 2 losses. Sixth in the Eastern Conference with a 37-27 record.
In addition, the league also announced the other coaches selected for the best coach nomination list in February, they are Tyler Jenkins (Grizzlies), Jason Kidd (Lone Ranger), Monty Williams (Sun), JB – Bickerstaff (Cavaliers), Nick Nurse (Raptors) and Eric Spoelstra (Heat).
On March 4, the NBA officially announced the Rookie of the Month for February, with Josh Giddy of the Thunder and Scottie Barnes of the Raptors elected respectively.
In February, Gidey averaged 16.3 points, 8.7 rebounds and 7.7 assists, while Barnes averaged 15.2 points and 6.8 rebounds while shooting 54 percent from the field.
In addition, the league also announced the other rookies selected for the best rookie nominees in February, they are Jaylen Green (Rockets), Jonathan Cuminga (Warriors), Trae Mann (Thunder), Cade – Cunningham (Pistons), Evan Mobley (Cavaliers), Cameron Thomas (Nets) and Franz Wagner (Magic).
On March 3, according to ESPN, from the first moment they stepped into the stadium, a total of 21,333 fans at the 76ers’ home court had all stood up and sent a tsunami of cheers to James Harden. It’s the third team Harden has played for in the last 14 months, and it’s finally a team he wants to play for.
“I just wanted to be able to show everyone my love for them as well,” Harden said. “I’m so excited, the love from the fans makes me feel at home.”
In the end, in Harden’s home debut after joining the 76ers, Philadelphia defeated the visiting New York Knicks 123-108. James Harden scored 26 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists. The quasi-triple-double data, Embiid scored 27 points and 12 rebounds.
“We’re a perfect fit for each other,” Embiid said. “We got James Harden, not only with a lot of experience, but also with great playmaking and scoring skills. He’s amazing. With the strength the team has so far, everything fits so well.”
“I think you can put me anywhere, and I can adapt smoothly,” Harden, who helped the 76ers win three games after joining, said bluntly, “There is no difference here, try to integrate into it as much as possible with your own strength. , to be the best James Harden in every way.”
“Every game is going to be tough for us,” Harden continued. “We’re a new team and we’re still getting to know each other. For us, every game is a learning process. Win or lose, we all You have to find a way to keep working hard and keep getting better. Obviously, it’s good to solve problems in a way that wins, but it’s going to be the key test we need to face, and everyone is ready.”
On March 3, the NBA regular season continued, and the 76ers defeated the Knicks 123-108 at home.
The 76ers won four-game winning streak, Embiid 27 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists, Harden 26 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists, Maxey 25 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, Harris 14 points and 7 rebounds.
The Knicks lost six straight, Barrett 30 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists, Randle 24 points and 6 rebounds, Quickley 11 points, Robinson 10 points and 7 rebounds.
Miro took the lead at the basket, Embiid responded with a jumper, Randle made a mid-range shot, Embiid made two free throws, and then Barrett scored 5 points in a row, Miro made dunks, and the Knicks started 11-4 lead . Harris stopped the bleeding with a three-pointer, Barrett responded with a long shot, Sims sent a dunk, and the Knicks opened a 9-point gap. Harris made the basket, Harden made a 2+1 and made another three-pointer, and then Sable made another three-pointer, and Philadelphia tied the score. Randle made a strong attack, Maxey responded with a breakthrough, and then Randle scored 2+1, Embiid hit one of two free throws, and Philadelphia fell behind 23-25. The Knicks made an effort to play a wave of 8-2. After the first quarter, Philadelphia trailed 25-33.
In the second quarter, Barrett sent 2+1, Quickley made a throw, Reddish made a layup, and the Knicks opened the 15-point gap with a 7-0 start. Green stopped the bleeding with a three-pointer, Gibson and Barrett scored consecutive points, and the Knicks led 44-28. Harden scored 4 points in a row to stabilize the situation, Milton made a layup, Reddish made a three-pointer, Harden made a layup and Philadelphia fell behind 36-47. Quickley made two free throws, Harden responded with two free throws, Barrett made a jumper, Harden made a basket, and then Embiid took a T to send a free throw, Harden made a three-pointer, and Philadelphia chased 45-54. Randle made a layup, Fournier and Burks made consecutive free throws, Embiid scored 4 points in a row to stop the bleeding, Barrett hit a jumper, Harden responded with a breakthrough, Harris made a layup, Philadelphia trailed 55-62 into the second half.
At the start of the third quarter, Embiid scored 2+1 and hit a three-pointer, and Philadelphia approached a 1-point gap. Robinson sent dunks, Barrett and Thybull scored three points against Biao, Burks scored 2+1, and the Knicks led 70-64. Maxi scored 5 points in a row, Fournier made a breakthrough, Randle hit one of two free throws, and the Knicks led 73-69. Embiid hit a three-pointer, Harden made two free throws, and Philadelphia overtook the score 74-73. Embiid made one of two free throws, Randle made a layup, Niang made a three-pointer, Maxey made two free throws, and Philadelphia opened a 5-point gap. Quickley hit a shot, and Philadelphia scored 7 points in a row to establish an 87-77 advantage. Toppin and Green scored a three-pointer against Biao, Harden scored 2+1, Barrett hit one of two free throws, and Philadelphia led 93-81 into the final quarter.
At the beginning of the final quarter, the Knicks scored 6 points in a row, Harris made a throw, Barrett scored 2+1, Harris made another three-pointer, and Philadelphia led 98-90. Maxey made a layup, Harris made two free throws, Robinson made a cake, Maxey continued to hit a three-pointer and made two free throws, Philadelphia led 107-92. Burks stopped the bleeding with a three-pointer, Barrett made a layup, and Embiid made another hit, giving Philadelphia a 109-99 lead. Maxey hit a difficult three-pointer, Randall responded with 2+1, Embiid made two free throws, Sable scored 4 points in a row, and Philadelphia led by 16 points in the last 102 seconds to seal the victory.
On March 3, the NBA regular season continued, and the Thunder defeated the Nuggets 119-107 on the road.
The Thunder avoided a losing streak, Alexander 29 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, Robbie 26 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, Mann 13 points and 5 rebounds, Bazley 12 points and 8 rebounds.
The Nuggets ended their six-game winning streak, Jokic 22 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists, Hyland 19 points and 4 assists, and Forbes 18 points.
In this game, the Nuggets lacked 4 players including Murray and Porter Jr., and the Thunder lacked 8 players including Gidey, Dort, and Favors. In the first 3 minutes of the first quarter, the Nuggets scored 0 of 5, and only scored 2 free throws and fell behind 2-9. Jokic shot and hooked two goals in a row to chase the points, and Robbie dunked in return. Barton made two free throws, Alexander made a mid-range shot, Jeff Green dunked with a one-armed tomahawk, Mann hit a throw, and Gordon and Pokushevsky made a dunk. Bazley also completed dunks, the Nuggets scored 5 points in a row, the Thunder scored 5 points in a row in return, the Nuggets played a wave of 7-0 offensive, and the two teams tied at 24-24 in the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Krejic and Forbes made a three-pointer against each other, Sal hit a dunk, and Rivers responded with a three-pointer. Forbes made 2 of 3 free throws, Jamaicao-Green made a dunk, and Robbie made one of two free throws. Cousins made two free throws and Forbes made a three-pointer. Rivers scored an 11-point advantage with a throw, and the Thunder took a 14-2 offensive to overtake by 1 point. Jokic and Maledon each scored 2 points. Jeff Green dunked 2+1 with Jokic, and the Thunder chased 3 more points. The Nuggets led the Thunder 57-55 in the first half.
After changing sides, Bazley dunks and Robbie overtook the score with a three-pointer. The Nuggets scored 4 points in a row, Bazley responded with a three-pointer, Morris made a layup, and Alexander and Gordon each scored 2 points. The Thunder made a 13-4 offensive with three consecutive three-pointers to stop the Nuggets, Hyland made two consecutive three-pointers to stop the Thunder, and Forbes 3+1 went ahead by 1 point. Krejic responded with two consecutive three-pointers, Mann hit a shot, and the Nuggets were overtaken by the Thunder by 7 points 79-86 in the first three quarters.
In the final quarter, Maledon made two free throws and Jamaicao Green each scored 2 points. Waters scored a 10-point advantage with a three-pointer. The Nuggets scored 4 points in a row. The Thunder responded with a 6-2 offensive and continued to lead by 10 points. Forbes and Hyland each scored a three-pointer, Sal and Jamaicao-Green each completed a dunk, and Forbes and Maledon each scored a three-pointer. Cousins was replaced and returned to the locker room. Robbie tipped the basket and Pokushevsky dunked to stop the Nuggets. Jokic made a mid-range shot and Alexander scored a 9-point advantage. Morris made a layup, Alexander responded with a layup, Gordon made a fast-break dunk, Alexander hit one of two free throws, Forbes missed a three-pointer, and Alexander scored an 11-point advantage to stop the Nuggets. The Nuggets were powerless, and the Thunder finally beat the Nuggets in an upset.
On Wednesday, Arizona Cardinals officially announced that it has re-signed with coach Kliff Kingsbury and general manager Steve Keim until the end of the 2027 season.
Arizona Cardinals is also currently negotiating a contract extension with head quarterback Kyler Murray. Kliff Kingsbury signed a four-year contract with the team in 2019, and Steve Keim’s contract will run until the end of the 2022 season.
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill said: “The leadership of Steve Keim and Kliff Kingsbury has been key to the team’s transformation over the past three years. We all look forward to continuing this process and these two will be important elements in our long-term goals.” Arizona Cardinals started the 2020 season 5-2, but has won only 3 games since then, and lost the last two games that made it to the playoffs. The problem of weak later in the season is even more obvious in 2021. Arizona Cardinals, which started with a seven-game winning streak, went 3-6 in the second half and lost to the Los Angeles Rams in the same zone in the wild card round.
On Wednesday, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he has no intention of trading head quarterback Russell Wilson this offseason.
“It’s this time of year when all the players have these kinds of conversations around them,” said Pete Carroll. “We don’t have any intention of actually taking action right now, but the conversations [will let the general manager] sort it out. He always does. No something special.”
Russell Wilson’s public dissatisfaction with the club last February sparked weeks of trade talks between the Chicago Bears and the Seattle Seahawks.
Russell Wilson missed three games last season with a passer injury and returned with less passing accuracy than usual. By the end of the season, when he was close to being fully healthy, the Seattle Seahawks had no hope of contending for the playoffs.
Russell Wilson currently has two years left on his contract (including a no-trade clause) and a total salary of $51 million.
On March 3, the NBA regular season played another game. The Phoenix Suns played against the Portland Trail Blazers at home. The Suns established a 23-point lead in the first three quarters, making the game lose the suspense early, and finally won 120-90. The losing streak also gave the Blazers a three-game losing streak.
In this campaign, Ayton 18 points and 8 rebounds, Cameron Johnson 20 points, Claude 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 steals, Paul & Booker missed.
For the Blazers, Eubanks had 13 points and 8 rebounds, Watford had 13 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists, and Simmons had 11 points and 6 assists.
Bridges received the ball from Payne and made a one-step jumper, then assisted Shamet to go straight to the basket, Claude counterattacked and threw in, Simmons made a frontal three-point shot and finally broke the deadlock, Eubanks made an empty cut Get the ball and dunk. Ayton turned the ball over from the free throw line, Simmons made another three-pointer from the middle of the pick-and-roll, Payne used the pick-and-roll to give Bridges a three-pointer in return, Simmons used the pick-and-roll to pass Crowder and faced Ayton with a mid-range shot Enter. Payne chased after him for a three-pointer and made a long pass for Johnson to counterattack and layup 2+1.
Ayton hooked into the basket, Simmons and Hughes made three-pointers, Johnson and Bridges responded with two three-pointers, Brandon Williams faced McGee’s pick and the latter’s defense was judged to interfere ball. Jr. Holiday counterattacked Europe and made progress. In the face of Brown, he also scored 2+1. Brandon Williams passed a wonderful pass to Hart to score. At the end of the first quarter, the Blazers 28-29 Suns.
In the second quarter, Brandon Williams counterattacked and flew for a layup, Clegg missed a three-pointer, McGee rebounded and scored Cameron Johnson’s horse archery, Brandon Williams didn’t make a breakthrough in the European step but made a self-shot Supplementary supplement. Shamet made a three-pointer, Watford got the ball from the basket and flew to Ayton to easily hook in, and then made a throw against Ayton, Bridges hooked Simmons with his back and hooked 2+ 1. Ayton got the ball from the basket, ate Eubanks with his back, turned and hooked in. Little Simmons made a breakthrough to attract the two defensive points. Eubanks, who was at the basket, got the ball and dunked in with one arm.
The Suns continued to pass the ball and ended with a three-pointer by Claude. Allerby made a breakthrough and used his footsteps to play Shamet to hook in. Claude made another three-pointer. Eubanks received the ball and dunked in after the pick-and-roll. Bridges and Johnson responded with three consecutive points. Eubanks went down + steals consecutively, and the Blazers made a mistake. Johnson got the ball one-stop, and Bridges made an alley-oop dunk. Allerby used the serve to steal and go up, and Ayton was in the basket to receive Johnson’s high-toss pass and dunk in. At the end of the half, the Blazers 48-63 Suns.
After changing sides to fight again, Hart made a three-pointer from the top, and Bridges also moved the free-throw line one step in the middle. Eubanks picked up the ball and fed Hart with one arm and dunked in with one arm. Payne hit the ground. Ayton turned over and hooked in, and then Ayton received the ball from Payne and Bridges in a row to blow up the basket. The Trail Blazers made a mistake and Penn counterattacked and got a big cap, but Shamet followed up to catch the ball and dunked to the basket. Ayton scored a shot from the small penalty area. Then the two teams connected to the free throw line, and Shamet made a three-pointer from the top arc.
Williams converted a three-pointer from the bottom corner, Holiday gave it to Ayton in the low position, the latter turned around and made a direct mid-range hit, Cameron Johnson singled out his opponent and pulled the ball back for a three-pointer, and the Suns won 88-66 22 points ahead of the Blazers. McLemore and Johnson made three-pointers successively. Williams broke through and was under the cap of McKee. At the end of the three quarters, the Blazers 69-92 Suns.
In the final quarter, the Suns switched to attack and McGee quickly got the ball and dunked in with one arm. Watford and Clegg made three points successively. Clegg flicked the bottom corner, Jr. Holiday, who received the ball and shot straight to the penalty area to score. Tford hit a two-pointer from the top arc, and Jr. Holliday made a 1V2 lead with a steal. The Suns always maintained a 30-point difference. The game entered “garbage time”, and the Suns beat the Blazers to end their 2-game losing streak.
On March 3, the NBA regular season continued. The Houston Rockets played against the Utah Jazz at home. Wood’s buzzer-beating three-pointer dragged the game into overtime. Conley scored two key three-pointers in overtime to help the Jazz 132- 127 narrowly won, giving the Rockets an eleven-game losing streak.
In this campaign, Mitchell 37 points, 10 assists and 3 steals, Gobert 27 points and 17 rebounds, Bo Yang 18 points, Conley 15 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals.
For the Rockets, the second-place pick Green had 27 points, Wood had 24 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals, Porter Jr. had 16 points and 12 assists, and Martin Jr. had 20 points and 7 rebounds.
The Jazz lacked Butler in this game, and the Rockets lacked Gordon, Wall, Schroder, and Garuba. In the first 1.5 minutes of the first quarter, only Matthews hit a three-pointer, Mitchell made a one-stop layup and Gobert dunks, Martin Jr. and Wood each made a three-pointer to lead by 5 points. Mitchell made two three-pointers and Gobert made two dunks to overtake 5 points, Martin Jr. responded with alley-oop dunks, Mitchell made a third three-pointer, Porter Jr. and Mitchell each made a layup. The Rockets made 2 of 4 consecutive fouls, Bogdanovic shot and Gobert dunked to expand their 7-point advantage, Tate responded with a three-pointer, Clarkson and Wood each scored 2 points, and the Jazz led the Rockets 25-20 in the first quarter.
At the beginning of the second quarter, Tate tied the score with Christopher’s three-pointer, Gobert continued to dunk, Martin Jr. layup, Clarkson and Tate made a three-pointer. The Jazz scored 4 points in a row, Green took a step back and hit a three-pointer and dunked to overtake by 1 point. Matthews made a three-pointer, Mitchell led a wave of 9-0 to expand the 17-point advantage, Green responded with 2+1, O’Neal made a layup, and Nuwaba and Bogdanovic made a three-pointer against each other. Mitchell made a mid-range shot, Green scored 5 points in a row with a three-pointer, Gobert made a dunk, Porter Jr. made one of three free throws, Gobert made two free throws, Green made a long three-pointer in 0.2 seconds, the Jazz in the first half 66-53 lead. In the first two quarters, Mitchell scored 22 points and 6 assists, and Gobert scored 6 of 6 and scored 14+8. Green scored 3 three-pointers and 16 points, all of which were scored in the second quarter.
After changing sides to fight again, the Jazz scored 4 points in a row to expand their advantage. Martin Jr. made a layup and Matthews chased a three-pointer. Gobert continued to dunk and Conley hit a shot. Martin Jr. made a three-pointer, Porter Jr. made a throw, Gobert made another dunk, Green made a mid-range shot, O’Neal responded with a tip-up, Matthews made a free throw, and the Rockets announced that Tate would retire with an injured left ankle. Porter Jr. made a mid-range shot, Bogdanovic made two consecutive three-pointers, Shen Jing made 4 consecutive free throws, and Wood scored 5 consecutive three-pointers and insiders. Mitchell made two free throws, Porter Jr. made a three-pointer, Mitchell made a tip-up, and Jazz coach Snyder ate a T and sent Matthews a free throw. House made a three-pointer, Green made a layup, Gobert continued to dunk, and the Jazz led the Rockets 93-83 in the first three quarters.
The Jazz entered the fourth quarter with a 10-point advantage, Gay was fouled by Matthews, Matthews also took a T, Gay made 2 of 3 free throws, and Martin Jr. hit 2 points. Gobert ate the cake inside, Nuwaba made a three-pointer, Clarkson led a wave of 7-2 offensive, and House was temporarily suspended for elbow bleeding. Nuwaba made a dunk, Mitchell made a layup to maintain a 14-point advantage, Martin Jr. made a three-pointer and Wood had a cake inside, and Green was only 7 points away from the dunk. Clarkson made two free throws, Martin Jr. was 4 points behind Wood’s dunks, O’Neal hit 2 points inside, and Green responded with a mid-range shot. Gobert made a tip-up, and Wood was only 3 points away from chasing a three-pointer. Gobert made two free throws for a foul, and Wood’s breakthrough hit was only 2 points away. Conley missed the attack, Porter Jr. made two free throws for Gobert and Mitchell made two free throws, Mitchell broke through and made two free throws, Porter Jr. was destroyed by Mitchell. Porter Jr. continued to make a layup to catch up to a 114-114 level. Mitchell assisted Conley and hit a three-pointer with 8.3 seconds left. Porter Jr. assisted Wood with a three-pointer at the buzzer, and the two sides tied at 117-117.
Entering overtime, Mitchell missed a shot, Matthews caused Bogdanovic to foul three-pointers and made three free throws, Mitchell made a mistake. Wood made two free throws for a foul, Mitchell made a breakthrough 2+1 and then Mitchell chased a three-pointer and overtook 2 points, Porter broke through the singles Mitchell 2+1 to regain the lead. Mitchell broke through the line and Conley hit a three-pointer. Matthews missed a three-pointer from a distance. Mitchell assisted Conley again and hit a three-pointer to stop the Rockets. Martin Jr. and Matthews missed consecutive three-pointers, Mitchell missed two free throws for fouls, Conley missed two free throws for fouls, and Green made another three-pointer to continue his life. Conley continued to be fouled and made two free throws to seal the victory, Wood missed a three-pointer, and the Jazz narrowly beat the Rockets in overtime.