The NBA has officially resumed with the scrimmage between the LA Clippers and the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. The other teams have also started engaging in their respective scrimmages in order to prepare for the season restart from July 31 next week.
The first scrimmage between LA Clippers and Orlando Magic at the ESPN Arena, where Clippers defeated the Magic by 99-90 points to win their first game after March.
As per the reports, the West Conference against were initially struggling to sustain in the first quarter and that must be probably because they were playing after almost four months of break.
The Clippers had their starting roster comprising of Kawhi Leonard, Paul George Reggie Jackson, Joakim Noah and Marcus Morris Sr. Paul George scored 18 points while the sixth man Lou Williams got 22 points on his comeback as they led Clippers to win the game.
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Orlando struggled in from of the robust Clippers as they had a tough time in scoring points. Their forward Nikola Vucevic was the top scorer of the side with 18 points, including 10 rebounds in 21 minutes of his gameplay.
The side also had the second-highest scorer in the form of Michael Carter-Williams as he scored 16 points, while Terrance Ross scored 4 points to the team’s total.
LA Clippers play their first match against Los Angeles Lakers on July 31 when the season restarts while Orlando Magic is slated to face the injury-hit Brooklyn Nets on August 1.