Blonde, Historical Triple-double That Joins Him To Nash; Marc Gasol Returns Winner

Houston (USA), March 8 (EFE) .- The base Ricky Rubio confirmed his great moment of form by being the most complete leader and player by providing a historic triple-double with the Phoenix Suns, who also He led the win against the Milwaukee Bucks, so he was the best Spanish player on the NBA Sunday. Rubio contributed 25 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists that allowed the Suns to beat the Bucks 140-131, who played without their star, the Greek power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, falls with a slight injury to his left knee, which will take him away from the competition, at least, two games.The El Masnou player, who played 38 minutes, became the first Suns player to get a triple-double of at least 12 points, 12 rebounds and assists, since he achieved it on March 30, 2005, the legendary Canadian baseman Steve Nash. “It’s an honor for me,” he said. Blonde about the brand. “Being in the same statistical field of Nash, a player I’ve always admired, is something special and important in my professional career.” Rubio scored 8 of 15 field shots, including 3 of 7 triples, and was perfect from the line of staff to score the six pitches he made.The Spanish international base captured 12 defensive rebounds, being a wall under the Suns basket, in addition to recovering three balls, losing one and committing four personal fouls.His compatriot did not have the same brilliance Marc Gasol, but the important thing for the veteran center of the Toronto Raptors was to return to the competition after losing 15 games due to a muscle injury in the left leg and helped them win visitors to the Sacramento Kings 113-118. Gasol played 16 minutes as a reserve and contributed three points after scoring 1 of 5 field shots, including a triple of three attempts, and did not go to the personnel line. Under the hoops, Gasol, captured s rebounds, both defenders, in addition to distributing two assists and did not commit any personal foul. His compatriot, the Spanish power forward of Congolese origin Serge Ibaka, remained in his starting position and achieved a decisive double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds. Ibaka played 36 minutes in which he scored 5 of 10 field shots, with a triple of four attempts, and had 4-4 from the personnel line. Under the rings he captured eight defensive rebounds, distributed five assists, put two assists plugs, lost two balls and committed three personal fouls. Worse, in terms of production and final result of the game, the power forward Juancho Hernang√≥mez, who continued to start with the Minnesota Timberwolves, but his team lost from home by 107 -120 against the revalued Pelicans of New Orleans and its pivot star, rookie Zion Williamson. The youngest of the Hernang√≥mez brothers played 28 minutes in which he barely contributed three points after scoring 1 of 5 field shots, he failed. s three triple attempts he made and hit 1 of 2 from the personal line. Juancho again had better performance in the defensive inside game by capturing eight rebounds, including seven that were defensive. In addition, he gave an assist, recovered a ball, lost another and was pointed out two personal fouls. (C) Agencia EFE