The Los Angeles Lakers won Wednesday in Phoenix against the Suns (112-107) in a game that marked the first preseason game for the duo LeBron James and Anthony Davis. The first scored 11 points (4 out of 10 shooting) and took 2 rebounds in just under 15 minutes of play, the second compiled 10 points and 4 rebounds in 17’30” on the floor.
11 points for Maledon
At Madison Square Garden, the New York Knicks dominated the Cleveland Cavaliers (100-93), led by Julius Randle (18 points to 7 of 10, 5 rebounds and 3 assists). On the Cavs side, Andre Drummond stood out with 18 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists in 20 minutes of play. French point guard Frank Ntilikina did not come into play
The Chicago Bulls were prolific during their success in Oklahoma City against the Thunder (124-103), led by the duo Coby White (27 points) – Zach LaVine (24 points). Very convincing on Saturday for his debut with OKC, Théo Maledon spent 30 minutes on the floor, compiling 11 points (3 of 9), 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 stray bullets.
Finally, in Denver, the Nuggets largely got the better of the Portland Trail Blazers (126-95), with Paul Millsap leading scorer (18 points) and 11 rebounds for Nikola Jokic. Among the Blazers, Robert Covington scored 18 points (6 of 9) by being much more precise than Damian Lillard (14 points to 5 of 14).