Croatian basketball player Dario Šarić scored 18 points and was the third highest scorer for Golden State as they defeated Houston 121-116 in the NBA league. The game took place in front of their home fans on the night from Monday to Tuesday, with Golden State coming out on top in the last quarter.
Šarić played an impressive game for his new club, spending 26 minutes on the floor from the bench. He made 5-10 shots and scored 18 points, including 3-7 from the three-point range and 5-6 from the free throw line. Additionally, he achieved five rebounds, two assists, and one block, with one turnover. Only two of Golden State’s best players, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, scored more baskets than Šarić in the home team.
The Turkish basketball player Alperen Sengun was the best player for the opposing team, scoring 30 points, 13 rebounds, and five assists.
In another game, the Los Angeles Clippers secured a victory against San Antonio with a score of 124-99. Croatian center Ivica Zubac played 22 minutes for the Clippers and scored eight points with 11 rebounds, shooting 3-5 from the field and 2-2 from the free throw line. The best player for the Clippers was Paul George with 28 points, 11-16 shooting from the field, six rebounds, and five assists. Kawhi Leonard finished the match with 21 points.
Keldon Johnson led the way for San Antonio with 22 points, ten rebounds, and five assists.