Facundo Campazzo played little part in Denver’s 97-95 win over Oklahoma last night. Anyway, it is known that his process of adaptation to the NBA will bring him nights like this, in which he barely spent six minutes on the court and failed to contribute the extra expected of him from the bench. The next game will be on Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers.
Campazzo entered about the close of the first quarter and left at the beginning of the second. From there, he did not see minutes on the court again. In the six minutes and 12 seconds on the court, Facu scored a throw of three, who took something in a hurry, and then a layup failed after a penetration That didn’t seem like the best decision either.
And although he had one of the weakest rivals in the league up front, Denver had a hard time the game. In fact, he entered the last quarter nine points down (70-79) and only went ahead on the scoreboard with just over a minute of play remaining. Still, he was able to hold the lead and clinched an important 97-95 win over Oklahoma to add his second straight win.
The top scorers for the Nuggets were Jamal Murray, with 22, who also had five rebounds and five assists; and Nikola Jokic, who scored 22 points, lowered 13 rebounds and gave nine assists. The Serbian pivot was once again the exclusive figure of the match.
Facu Campazzo’s Denver Nuggets will rest tonight and host the Los Angeles Lakers at Ball Arena on Sunday. With a record of 14 wins and 11 falls, today the team is seventh in the Western Conference and, for now, it would be playing a reduced to enter the Playoffs.