By Stefan Djordjevic/ firstname.lastname@example.org
The NBA scrimmages in Orlando have to an end and the next clash played will be official, as teams fight for the playoff seeding.
Luka Doncic logged 23 points, seven rebounds, and six assists leading the way while Kristpas Porzingis added a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
JJ Barea also stepped up, banking some clutch shots and finishing with 14 points, the same as Antonius Cleveland. For the Sixers, Tobias Harris nailed 28 points and 11 boards while Alex Burks followed with 15 and Al Horfrod with 14.
Houston and Boston played as well with the Rockets taking a 137-112 victory led by James Harden who dropped 35 points, eight rebounds, and six assists.
Russell Westbrook helped with 19 and Rober Covington with 16 points. Bad news for the Rockets came during the match as Eric Gordon had to be helped leave the court due to an ankle injury. He will miss the opener and could be out for up to two weeks.
Carsen Edwards scored 19 for Boston in addition to Grant Williams’ 15 and Javonte Green’s 13.
On the other side, Pascal Siakam logged 17 and Norman Powell 14 points.
Memphis Grizzlies took down the Miami Heat 128-110 with Dilon Brooks banking 23 and Ja Morant 22 points. Morant also dished 12 assists while Jonas Valanciunas had a strong game with 15 points and 15 boards.
In the remaining game, Oklahoma got a 131-120 win against the Trail Blazers led by Anfernee Simons with 23 points.