The return of the NBA It is getting closer and closer and this Monday it began to beat strongly in the United States and around the world. It is that the teams of the main basketball league began to play their respective preseason games prior to the official start of the championship.
And on the first day of activity, the Argentines could already enjoy the action of the three national representatives that we will have in the NBA this season after the cut of Luca Vildoza at the Knicks: Leandro bolmaro, Facundo Campazzo and Gabriel Deck.
The Cordovan, 21, Leandro Bolmaro added today of his first minutes as an NBA player, entering the fourth quarter in the tight victory of Minnesota Timberwolves versus New Orleans Pelicans, 117-114.
The guard was on the court for almost 9 minutes in the last quarter after having entered in replacement of Jordan McLaughlin. The former Barcelona converted two points (1-2 in doubles, 0-2 in triples), took a rebound and distributed an assist.
The big figure at the Target Center in Minneapolis, was the base D’Angelo Russell, who had 19 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists. While the pivot Karl Anthony Towns contributed 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 goal passes.
In New Orleans Pelicans, the base Nickeil Alexander had 22 points and 3 assists, while forward Trey Murphy added 21 points and 6 rebounds.
Outstanding Deck Performance
Yes OK Oklahoma city thunder fell in his first preseason game 113-97 against Charlotte Hornets, Gabriel Deck did a good performance in his team, with 4 points (1-1 in doubles, 2-2 in free), 5 rebounds and one assist.
Former San Lorenzo and Real Madrid, who joined the Thunder in the final stretch of last season, entered the third quarter and added almost 18 minutes (17m46) at the Paycom Center in Oklahoma.
Fall for the Facu Nuggets
Facundo Campazzo had 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists and 2 steals in the Denver Nuggets’ 103-102 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in his first preseason game.
The Cordovan base, who was on the court 17m05, showed his best version in the second quarter, when he was able to add his first points from the free kick line and already in the last period, contributing from the mark.