The second day of the new season saw a whopping eleven games, and here is the recap of them all.
The Milwaukee Bucks secured a close 113-112 win over the Charlotte Hornets. Kemba Walker had a monster game with 41 points for the Hornets, but the Bucks’ team effort saw them over the line.
The Orlando Magic beat the Miami Heat 104-101 in another close game, courtesy of Aaron Gordon’s 26 points and 16 rebounds. Andre Drummond’s similar stat line of 24 points and 20 rebounds helped the Detroit Pistons defeat the Brooklyn Nets 103-100.
The Lebron-less Cavaliers lost 116-104 against the Raptors, whereas the Pacers romped to a comfortable 111-83 win over the Grizzlies.
Thirty-one points from Tim Hardaway Jr. helped the New York Knicks beat the Atlanta Hawks 126-107 at the MSG. One of the day’s surprises came in Houston, as the Pelicans beat the Rockets 131-112 courtesy of 30 point nights from Anthony Davis and Nikola Mirotic.
New Spur DeMar DeRozan was the scoring leader with 28 as San Antonio beat the Timberwolves 112-108 for whom Jimmy Butler did play. The Utah Jazz, who had seven players in double figures defeated the Sacramento Kings 123-117.
Led by Devin Booker’s 35, the Suns defeated the Mavericks 121-100 in Phoenix. To round of the results, the Denver Nuggets beat the LA Clippers 107-98 in the last game of the day.
That is a lot of NBA action for a day, but we still can’t get enough. Come back here tomorrow for a similar recap on the three games to be played on Friday.