As a hectic few weeks of the NBA Free Agency draw to a close, with the majority of major deals in place, teams prepare for their training camps and NBA preseason games.
With the regular season starting on December 22, we now have an idea of how the NBA preseason games will play out, what the schedule will look like, and which games to keep an eye out for, including a double header. enticing. between Los Angeles rivals.
League announces NBA preseason schedule starting December 11
In what has been an extremely long offseason for teams that did not qualify for the bubble, fans will be delighted to hear that the NBA’s preseason schedule was announced on Friday. While many star players spend part of the preseason to avoid injury, the schedule will bring a lot of exciting basketball. The defending champions LA Lakers have potentially the most exciting fixture list of all and will be a good test for their new look playing twice at home against the Clippers and twice on the road against the Phoenix Suns.
All eyes will be on those teams, such as the Lakers and Suns, which made headlines this offseason. Teams that have made acquisitions to strengthen their roster will want to jump into the race and have a good NBA preseason when the league is set to start on December 22.
In the East, we will be able to see how the teams that will fight at the top of the conference do before the start of the NBA. The Brooklyn Nets’ in-depth squad will be tested by a reborn Washington, able to use tactics that best suit their superstars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant.
In addition, rivals the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics will face off, two teams that have solidified this offseason. The NBA preseason, while less glamorous, is a time for teams to test the depth of their roster, employ new strategies, and improve team morale. For NBA fans, it’s a taste of what could be a very competitive season ahead.
Posted Nov 28, 2020, 4:48 AM IST