October 19, 2022 (Jack87 News) – The 2022-2023 NBA regular season kicked off today with the opening game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers. After four quarters, the depending champions Warriors beat Lebron and the Lakers 123-109.
Specific scores: BK8 22-25, 30-34, 19-32, 38-32 (the Warriors are behind).
On the Lakers side, James 31 points, 14 rebounds, 8 assists, 5 turnovers, Westbrook 19 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal, Davis 27 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 blocks, Lonnie Walker 5 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 1 block, Beverley 3 points, 3 steals, 2 rebounds and 2 assists, Nunn 13 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals.
On the Warriors side, Curry 33 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals and 1 block, Wiggins 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, Draymond Green 4 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists, Kevin Looney 7 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists, Klay Thompson 18 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists, Jordan Poole 12 points, 2 rebounds and 7 assists, Wiseman 8 points and 7 rebounds.
Game recap Boda8:
Before the start of this game, the Warriors management received last season’s championship ring and witnessed the raising of the fourth championship flag in eight years.
The Lakers started the game aggressively, getting the first score of the season with a layup. Soon the Warriors responded with Klay Thompson making 2 of 3 free throws from the outside. Since then, the Warriors have gradually dominated the field. The Splash Brothers didn’t feel good, but Poole was in a hot state after his debut. He hit two three-pointers in a row, giving the Warriors a 9-point lead. The Lakers did not score in the last three and a half minutes of this quarter, and on the Warriors side, Poole continued to score points for the team with free throws. After the single quarter, the Warriors temporarily led 25-22.
The second quarter started with James’ layup and some successive scoring from the team. However, in the latter part of this section, Curry found his rhythm and quickly widened the point difference to more than 10 points. Lebron and Westbrook answered with consecutive points, along with a rare three-pointer. After halftime, the Lakers continued to lag 52-59.
Changing sides to fight again, Bet99 Clay became the main attacking core of the Warriors, seized the opportunity of dislocation with Nunn, and Clay used his height advantage to continue to score points which led to bring back the gap to double digits. At the end of the third quarter, James stood up to stop the bleeding for the Lakers. With his three-pointer, the Lakers fell behind the Warriors 71-91 after the third quarter.
In the final quarter, James continue to lead his team’s scoring, but not much has changed for the game. Although in the middle of this section, the Lakers scored 5 consecutive offenses to boost a wave of small climaxes, and the score difference was forced back to the level of 13 points. But on the Warriors side, Curry was getting better and better, scoring 7 points in a row, Wiggins also hit a series of three-pointers, and the home team withstood the Lakers’ final comeback climax. In the end, the Warriors beat the Lakers 123-109 and got a good start of the season.