NBA Preseason Game Recap

Sean McEvoy, Staff Writer

The NBA preseason began last Sunday and has been relentless ever since. The Raptors defeated the 76ers 123-107. Andre Drummond had 14 points and 19 rebounds for the Sixers in 24 minutes. OG Anunoby had 21 points in 25 minutes for the Raptors. The Celtics beat the Magic 98-97. Cole Anthony had 16 points, 6 assists, and 6 rebounds in 22 minutes for the Magic. Jaylen Brown had 25 points in 26 minutes for the Celtics. The Timberwolves defeated the Pelicans 117-114. Nickeil Alexander-Walker had 22 points for the Pelicans in 21 minutes. D’Angelo Russell had 19 points and 5 assists for the Timberwolves in 16 minutes. The Warriors beat the Trailblazers 121-107. Jordan Poole had 30 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds in 22 minutes for the Warriors. Damian Lillard had 19 points in 18 minutes for the Trailblazers. The Clippers defeated the Nuggets in a nail-biting game with the final score being 103-102. Michael Porter Jr. had 23 points and 7 rebounds in 22 minutes for the Nuggets. Terrance Mann had 14 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists in 30 minutes for the Clippers. The Kings beat the Suns 117-106. Jalen Smith had 13 points and 11 rebounds in 32 minutes for the Suns. Harrison Barnes had 18 points in 23 minutes for the Kings. The Heat defeated the Hawks 125-99. Trae Young had 14 points in 18 minutes for the Hawks. Tyler Herro had 26 points in 26 minutes for the Heat. Judging by the games so far, basketball fans can only be optimistic for the future season ahead.