The Spanish base Ricky Rubio allied himself this morning with Darius Garland and Evan Mobley to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers comeback over the Boston Celtics of Juancho Hernangómez (91-89), on an NBA day in which technical decisions frustrated another Spanish clash between Willy Hernangómez and Santi Aldama.

Garland made two free throws with 9.4 seconds to go to complete the Cavs’ 19-point second-half comeback. Before, Rubio gave a magnificent ‘alley oop’ to Jarrett Allen to break the tie in the light (89-87).

In total, El Masnou’s player contributed 16 points -4 of 17 shots from the field, including 2 of 8 triples, and 6 of 6 from the personnel line-, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 1 steal in the 32 minutes he was there. on the track.

Meanwhile, the mandrillian power forward Juancho Hernangómez had just over four minutes of play, in which he scored two free throws to end the match with two points. Cleveland (9-5) remains fifth as a ‘Playoffs’ team in the Eastern Conference, the same one in which the Celtics (6-7) are tenth.

For his part, neither Willy Hernangómez from Madrid nor Santi Aldama from the Canary Islands had minutes in the New Orleans Pelicans victory over Memphis Grizzlies (112-101), and the Spanish-Congolese Serge Ibaka, recovered after his back operation, continues to play point with the Agua Caliente Clippers -affiliated team of the franchise- in the G League and was not present in the victory of the Los Angeles Clippers against the Minnesota Timberwolves (129-102).


RICKY RUBIO: 16 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 1 steal.


SERGE IBAKA: He didn’t play.

WILLY HERNANGÓMEZ: He didn’t play.

SANTI ALDAMA: He didn’t play.