So Far in Basketball

It’s been a full week since the kickoff of the season, and 48 games have taken place in 7 days! In case you haven’t been able to watch, I’ve complied last week’s schedule and outcomes, followed by the Eastern and Western Conference rankings.

On Tuesday, 10/16:

  • Celtics beat the 76ers in the season opener 105-87
  • Warriors beat the Thunder 108-100

On Wednesday, 10/17:

  • Bucks and the Hornets fought for the lead with a 113-112 ending score, with the Bucks coming out on top
  • Magic beat the Heat 104-101
  • Pacers beat the Grizzlies 111-83
  • Pistons beat the Nets 103-100
  • Raptors beat the Cavs 116-104 (ouch!)
  • Knicks beat the Hawks 126-107 (ouch again)
  • Pelicans beat the Rockers 131-112
  • Timberwolves beat the Spurs 112-108
  • Jazz beat the Kings 123-117
  • Suns beat the Mavericks 121-100 (big ouch!)
  • Nuggets beat the Clippers 107-98

On Thursday, 10/18:

  • 76ers beat the Bulls 127-108
  • Heat beat the Wizards 113-112
  • Trail Blazers beat the Lakers 128-119

On Friday, 10/19:

  • Hornets beat Magic 120-88 (biggest ouch so far)
  • Nets beat Knicks (107-105)
  • Timberwolves beat Cavs 131-123
  • Raptors beat Celtics 113-101
  • Grizzlies beat Hawks 131-117
  • Pelicans beat Kings 149-129 (high scoring!)
  • Bucks beat Pacers 118-101
  • Warriors beat Jazz 124-123
  • Thunder beat Clippers 108-92

On Saturday, 10/20:

  • Pacers beat Nets 132-112
  • Raptors beat Wizards 117-113
  • Celtics beat Knicks 103-101
  • 76ers beat Magic 116-115
  • Pistons beat Bulls 118-116
  • Hornets beat Heat 113-112
  • Mavericks beat Timberwolves 140-136
  • Nuggets beat Suns 119-91
  • Trail Blazers beat Spurs 121-108
  • Rockets beat Lakers 124-115

On Sunday, 10/21:

  • Hawks beat Cavs 133-11
  • Kings beat Thunder 131-120
  • Nuggets beat Warriors 100-98
  • Clippers beat Rockets 115-112

Yesterday, Monday, 10/22:

  • Maic beat Celtics 93-90
  • Raptors beat Hornets 127-106
  • Bucks beat Knicks 124-113
  • Timberwolves beat Pacers 101-91
  • Mavericks beat Bulls 115-109
  • Grizzlies beat Jazz 92-84
  • Wizards beat Trail Blazers 125-124
  • Warriors beat Suns 123-103
  • Spurs beat Lakers 143-142

First Week Rankings:

Eastern Conference:

  1. Raptors 4-0
  2. Bucks 3-0
  3. Pistons 2-0
  4. 76ers 2-1
  5. Hornets 2-2
  6. Magic 2-2
  7. Pacers 2-2
  8. Celtics 2-2
  9. Heat 1-2
  10. Nets 1-2
  11. Hawks 1-2
  12. Wizards 1-2
  13. Knicks 1-3
  14. Cavs 0-3
  15. Bulls 0-3

Western Conference:

  1. Nuggets 3-0
  2. Pelicans 2-0
  3. Warriors 3-1
  4. Trail Blazers 2-1
  5. Grizzlies 2-1
  6. Clippers 2-1
  7. Mavericks 2-1
  8. Spurs 2-1
  9. Timberwolves 2-2
  10. Jazz 1-2
  11. Sunds 1-2
  12. Rockets 1-2
  13. Kings 1-2
  14. Lakers 0-3
  15. Thunder 0-3

I’d like to add- to anyone asking me if I think Rondo is a dirty player, please see my post about Marcus Smart and know that my NBA opinions usually carry consistently.

See you on Thursday for a Celtics post!

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