Los Angeles Lakers lost to Portland Trail Blazers with a 100-93 score on Tuesday night.
Blazers’ guard Damian Lillard was the highest scorer of the game at the AdventHealth Arena with 34 points, five assists and five rebounds.
CJ McCollum produced 21 points and five rebounds as Bosnian star Jusuf Nurkic produced a double-double to play with 16 points and 15 rebounds.
For the Lakers, Superstar LeBron James posted a triple-double with 23 points, 17 rebounds and 16 assists.
Also, Anthony Davis got a double-double with 28 points and 11 rebounds.
Magic beat Eastern Conference leaders
Orlando Magic defeated Eastern Conference leaders Milwaukee Bucks 122-110 at the HP Field House.
Montenegrin forward Nikola Vucevic scored a double-double with 35 points and 14 rebounds.
Terrence Ross played with 18 points while Gary Clark and Markelle Fultz each produced 15 points for Magic.
The Bucks’ Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a double-double with 31 points and 17 rebounds.
George Hill scored 16 points and Eric Bledsoe helped his team with 15 points.
Results in playoff openers
Houston Rockets – Oklahoma City Thunder: 123-108 (1-0)
Los Angeles Lakers – Portland Trail Blazers: 93-100 (0-1)
Milwaukee Bucks – Orlando Magic:110-122 (0-1)
Indiana Pacers – Miami Heat: 101-113 (0-1)
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