Bogdan Bogdanovic leads Kings to win in final scrimmage

2020-07-28T09:37:41+00:00 2020-07-28T12:33:38+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

28/Jul/20 09:37

Bogdanovic scored the lot and Nemanja Bjelica made a key bucket for the Kings.

By Eurohoops team/

Bogdan Bogdanovic scored a game-high 21 points to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 106 – 102 comeback win over the Los Angeles Clippers in the final scrimmage game for both teams before the official resumption of the season.

Nemanja Bjelica drained the go-ahead layup (his only basket in the game) for Sacramento with 27 seconds to play. The Kings came back from a 21-point deficit in the third period to get the victory.

From the Clippers, Joakim Noah finished with eight points and Ivica Zubac with three points.

Giannis Antetokounmnpo scored 30 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a Milwaukee Bucks 124 – 103 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. Ersan Ilyasova had 12 points for the Bucks.

JJ Reddick led the Pelicans with 20 points while Nicolo Melli posted eight points and five rebounds.

The Utah Jazz defeated the Brooklyn Nets 112  -107 behind 20 points and seven rebounds by Rudy Gobert. Rodions Kurucs produced a bench-high 13 points for the Nets.

Nikola Jokic went scoreless as the Orlando Magic beat the Denver Nuggets 114 – 110. Nikola Vucevic contributed 10 points and Evan Fournier four for the winning side.

The Los Angeles Lakers completed their scrimmages by downing the Washington Wizards 123 – 116 thanks to 23 points by JR Smith. Kostas Antetokounpo had nine points and seven rebounds in the 22:42 minutes he spent on the court.

Moe Wagner finished with 11 points and seven rebounds for the Wizards.