Malcolm Brogdon scored 27 points on 12-of-14 shooting and Domantas Sabonis had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the Indiana Pacers 109-100 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA preseason.
Chris Duarte and Myles Turner scored 11 apiece for the Pacers, who dominated the interior with a 50-30 rebounding advantage.
Duarte was in the starting five, scoring 5 of 11 shots, including one of four on triples, with three rebounds, two assists, one stolen ball and three fouls in 21 minutes of action.
Ricky Rubio scored 14 points for the Cavs in 18 minutes. Dylan Windler scored 12, Lauri Markkanen 11 and Collin Sexton 10.
Nets 119, Bucks 115
New York (EFE) .- Forward Kevin Durant and guard James Hardem made their preseason debuts with the Brooklyn Nets and were instrumental in their 119-115 victory over the current NBA champions Milwaukee Bucks, which saw revenge for their elimination in the playoffs semifinals. the Eastern Conference last season.
The Nets and Bucks will meet again on October 19 in Milwaukee in the first game of the NBA season.
Durant scored 18 points and forward Joe Harris added 15 points, all with baskets from outside the perimeter.
Forward Jordan Nwora scored 30 points for Milwaukee and Elijah Bryant had another 21 points and eight rebounds that did not prevent the Bucks from losing (0-2).
Warriors 121, Lakers 114
(EFE) .- Star point guard Stephen Curry scored 30 points and together with guard Jordan Poole, who reached 28 points, helped the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-114, who had their first team on the field for the first time. stars forward LeBron James and point guard Russell Westbrook.
James scored nine points on four baskets from 12 shots from the field in just over 17 minutes of action, and Westbrook finished with seven rebounds and six turnovers. In turn, veteran power forward Carmelo Anthony had four touchdowns by making 1 of 7 shots from the field.
Despite scoring only 3 of 14 3-point attempts, Curry was 9-of-10 on field goals, while Poole, who played his best basketball since joining the team, made 10 of 19 field shots, including 6 3-pointers. 13 attempts.
For his part, Mexican forward Juan Toscano-Anderson played 18 minutes as a Warriors reserve and contributed six points, after scoring 2 of 5 shots from the field, which were all three-point attempts.
He did not go to the personnel line, captured two rebounds, gave four assists, recovered two balls, lost one, put a block and committed two personal fouls, which helped the Warriors (3-0) to remain undefeated since the preseason began .
Veteran center Dwight Howard scored 23 points with eight baskets of 11 shots from the field and 7 of 11 from the personnel line as the leader of the Lakers (0-3), who still do not know the victory so far this preseason.