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TASS, July 28. Milwaukee suffered a defeat in the exhibition match of National basketball Association (NBA) against the “new Orleans”. The meeting ended with the score 103:124.
The most productive player in both teams was forward Milwaukee Giannis antetokounmpo, he has 30 points, eight rebounds and three assists. Colleague Antetokounmpo on the role of Ersan Ilyasova scored double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds. Most points have “new Orleans” scored defender J. J. Redick (20). Since the beginning of the week meetings are held in full format, before the game consisted of four quarters, each of which lasted 10 minutes instead of 12.
The NBA suspended the regular season on March 12. The leadership of the Association on 4 June approved the format of the remainder of the season 2019/20. The tournament will play at Disney World (Orlando, Florida), participation in it will feature 22 teams out of 30. July 23 clubs began to hold exhibition matches in preparation for the rest of the season.
Previously, the organization has announced that the draw will resume on July 31. According to the calendar, the season will continue with the matches between “Utah” – “new Orleans” and “Los Angeles Lakers” – “Los Angeles clippers”. The League will not hold more than seven meetings a day, the games will be held at three sites. Will conclude the preliminary round on August 14, and the first round of the playoffs kicks off on August 17.
In the other match of the day “Orlando” won “Denver” with the score 114:110. Also “Utah” has beaten “Brooklyn” (112:107). “Sacramento” was stronger than “Los Angeles clippers” (106:102), and “Los Angeles Lakers” – “Washington” (123:116).