Well, the 2018-19 campaign is off and running as the LA Lakers played their first pre-season game, losing to the Denver Nuggets, 124-107. Mostly sloppy play here but there were some promising pieces in there too.
However, just like in every other sport, pre-season basketball can be misleading, with no clear determining factors for success or failure later on in the regular season. Coaches play with different lineups as they feel out athletes’ strengths and weaknesses.
But this is still an interesting read…