On October 26,2018 the Boston Celtics took on the Oklahoma city thunder to a close game of 101-95 with the Celtics taking the victory. Russell Westbrook , one of the league’s most athletic players finished the game with a near triple double with 13 points 8 assists and 15 rebounds for the Thunder. That however was not enough to stop the Celtics. The celtics now are 3-2 and the Thunder are 0-4 with yesterday’s loss. Around the end of the 1st quarter Terry rozier passed the ball to Jason tatum who then proceeded to the hoop where posterized Paul george. Jayson Tatum in his sophomore season this year has been showing the league what he can do and what he was capable of.He put up 24 points 2 assist and 6 rebounds scoring more points than his teammates.
On October 5th the Philadelphia 76ers went against the Dallas Mavericks to a close game of 120-144. This game is apart of the NBA preseason. The NBA preseason is the start to the upcoming basketball season which is going to start soon. Previously, during the off season the NBA teams had drafted upcoming picks/prospects from college teams to add to their roster in order to improve their team and hopefully become a successful franchise in the NBA. With their first game against an NBA team in the preseason the Mavericks debut their rookie players for another game which include Kostas Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic. Luka doncic played well with his first game putting up 11 points. Dennis smith Jr. the starting point guards on the Mavericks put on a show with his dunks and by scoring 20 points.