Recap Roundups
October 23, 2019
Charlotte 126, Chicago 125
Dwayne Bacon drained several late-game shots as part of the Hornets' record-setting performance, and P.J. Washington scored 27 points in his NBA debut as Charlotte earned a 126-125 victory against the visiting Chicago Bulls in the season opener for both teams Wednesday night.
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Detroit 119, Indiana 110
Andre Drummond scored 32 points and grabbed 23 rebounds to power the Detroit Pistons to a 119-110 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday at Indianapolis.
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Orlando 94, Cleveland 85
Nikola Vucevic led four players in double figures with 21 points Wednesday night as the Orlando Magic opened their 2019-20 campaign with a front-running, 94-85 victory over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, spoiling John Beilein's NBA coaching debut.
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Minnesota 127, Brooklyn 126
Karl-Anthony Towns collected 36 points and 14 rebounds as the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves overcame a 50-point performance from Kyrie Irving in a 127-126 overtime victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.
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Miami 120, Memphis 101
Justise Winslow scored a game-high 27 points, and the Miami Heat used a 23-1 fourth-quarter run to defeat the visiting Memphis Grizzlies 120-101 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
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Philadelphia 107, Boston 93
Ben Simmons had 24 points, nine assists and eight rebounds to lead the host Philadelphia 76ers past the Boston Celtics 107-93 in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday.
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Dallas 108, Washington 100
Luka Doncic scored 34 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 23 in his Dallas debut, and the Mavericks defeated the visiting Washington Wizards 108-100 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
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San Antonio 120, New York 111
LaMarcus Aldridge poured in 22 points, and Bryn Forbes added 20 to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a come-from-behind, 120-111 win over the visiting New York Knicks on Wednesday in the season-opening game for both teams.
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Utah 100, Oklahoma City 95
Donovan Mitchell opened his third NBA season with a bang, scoring six of his game-high 32 points in the final minute Wednesday night as the Utah Jazz held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-95 in Salt Lake City.
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Phoenix 124, Sacramento 95
Devin Booker scored 22 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. added 21 to lead a balanced attack as the host Phoenix Suns pulled away from the Sacramento Kings 124-95 on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.
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Denver 108, Portland 100
The Denver Nuggets snapped the Portland Trail Blazers' NBA record for consecutive home-opener victories on Wednesday, winning 108-100.
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