Şengün's double-double not enough for rockets

The Houston Rockets, featuring Turkish player Alperen Şengün, fell 145-113 to the Boston Celtics in an away game in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Despite Şengün's impressive double-double, the Rockets couldn't secure a win.

Publication: 14.01.2024 - 14:53
Şengün's double-double not enough for rockets
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The Boston Celtics, playing at home, dominated the game with a decisive 145-113 victory over the Rockets. The win continues their season's success, marking their 19th consecutive home game win and setting a new club record.

Jaylen Brown led the Celtics with 32 points and 6 rebounds, while Jayson Tatum added 27 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists. Payton Pritchard also contributed significantly with 19 points and 4 rebounds.

For the Rockets, Turkish basketball player Alperen Şengün achieved a notable double-double, scoring 19 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. His teammates Cam Whitemore scored 22 points with 7 rebounds, Dillon Brooks added 12 points, and Amen Thompson registered 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Lakers Without LeBron Lose to Jazz in an Away Game

The Utah Jazz, with Turkish player Ömer Faruk Yurtseven, clinched a 132-125 home victory against the Los Angeles Lakers. Lauri Markkanen led the Jazz with 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists. Collin Sexton and Jordan Clarkson also made significant contributions to the win.

The Lakers, missing the injured LeBron James, saw D'Angelo Russell score 39 points with 8 assists. Austin Reaves added 19 points and 4 rebounds, Rui Hachimura scored 17 points, and Anthony Davis contributed 15 points.

In another game, Turkish player Cedi Osman's 9 points, 2 rebounds, and 1 assist weren't enough for the San Antonio Spurs, who lost 122-116 to the Chicago Bulls at home.

NBA Night Results:

Boston Celtics-Houston Rockets: 145-113

Atlanta Hawks-Washington Wizards: 99-127

Milwaukee Bucks-Golden State Warriors: 129-118

Oklahoma City Thunder-Orlando Magic: 112-100

Memphis Grizzlies-New York Knicks: 94-106

Dallas Mavericks-New Orleans Pelicans: 108-118

San Antonio Spurs-Chicago Bulls: 116-122

Utah Jazz-Los Angeles Lakers: 132-125

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