Denver Nuggets (12-10), without the injured Facondo Campazzo, fell to the Sacramento Kings (11-11) tonight, 119-114, in a match corresponding to the regular stage of basketball in the United States.
In Sacramento Gold Center, the 29-year-old keeper from Cordoba tried a pre-competition warm-up and felt a new discomfort in his right knee.
Therefore, the former Real Madrid player and Pinarol de Mar Del Plata from the match were not in the commitment of the Colorado state franchise, who claimed the second consecutive defeat, according to a report from the official website of the competition.
Last Thursday, Campazzo was injured in the match that the Nuggets lost to the Los Angeles Lakers (17-6), the current champion, by 114-93.
During the day in Sacramento, he was unable to play with DT Michael Malone’s team, Canadian goalkeeper Jamal Murray, who had a shock injury to his left knee.
The Nuggets number was, once again, the Serbian trainee Nikola Djukic, who achieved a massive mark of 50 points (17-27 in doubles, 3-6 in triples, 7-7 in freestyle), 12 assists, 8 rebounds, 3 international matches and recovered in The 41st minute he stayed on the field.
For his part, striker Harrison Barnes excelled in Kings by scoring 28 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists for goals in 38 minutes.
In another match of the day, the New York Knicks (11-13) beat the visiting Portland Blazers (12-10) at Madison Square Garden by a 110-99 margin.
Striker Julius Randall, with 22 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists, was New York’s most valuable asset, while point keeper Damian Lillard scored 29 points, 9 goals, 4 rebounds and 4 rebounds in the losing fifth.