The gesture of the coach that marks the confidence in Leandro Bolmaro during the last leg of the duel between Wolves and the Sixers

Bolmaro contributed three points in the 17 minutes he played (Usa Today Sports) (Kyle Ross /)

The 21-year-old from Cordoba Leandro bolmaro keep winning minutes in the NBA after playing 17 in the last game of the Minnesota Timberwolves, who took the road victory 121-120 against the 76ers in a passionate duel.

On this occasion, the Argentine, who was called back from the first team after the franchise’s initial decision to send him to the G-League, he added three points, gave an assist and got three rebounds.

The detail, however, occurred during the final stretch of the game. It was at that key moment, when the coach of the Wolves Chris Finch gave entry to Cordoba so that defend the last attacks of the rival team. It should also be noted that during this game, Bolmaro played his most minutes on the court this season.

D'Angelo Russell chipped in 35 points in the 121-120 win (Usa Today Sports)
D’Angelo Russell contributed 35 points in the 121-120 victory (Usa Today Sports) (Kyle Ross /)

After nine games of absence due to a contagion of coronavirus, Joel Embiid had 42 points and 14 rebounds who couldn’t avoid the Philadelphia 76ers’ 121-120 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a thrilling double overtime.

During the first quarter Wolves was the main protagonistIn fact, the team achieved a 12-1 quarter during this quarter and reached a difference of 16 points (17-33). After this, in the second quarter he maintained his difference and concluded with a partial result of 21-21. Before the break, the teams accumulated a total of 41-56.

Over the course of the third quarter local players reduced differences in the score. Finally, during the last quarter the Sixers managed to overcome the game until reaching the tie. The match reached the end of the quarter with a tie at 100 points between both teams, so an extension was needed to determine the winner.

The duel should have been defined in the extension (Usa Today Sports)
The duel should have been defined in overtime (Usa Today Sports) (Kyle Ross /)

Extra time was characterized by different leader changes on the scoreboard and ended with a partial result of 13-13, the final result of the game being 120-121 in favor of Minnesota Timberwolves.

During the meeting, the interventions of D’Angelo Russell (35 points, eight assists and four rebounds) and Karl-Anthony Towns (28 points and 10 rebounds). For their part, the local team stood out Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris for his actions in the match.

The next Philadelphia 76ers game will be against the Orlando Magic at the Wells Fargo Center, while the next for the Minnesota Timberwolves will be against Indiana Pacers at the Target Center.


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