Saitama, Japan – In the Warriors He only had three training camps before his 10-hour flight across the Pacific. The pre-season opener was reported while their adjusted body clocks were still telling them it was three in the morning. This is a lucrative trip to Japan, with tourism benefits, but it doesn’t cultivate the ideal development environment in the early days of the NBA calendar.
In response, the warriors chose to rest Klay Thompson out of reserve then watch steve curryAnd the Jordan Paul And the Andrew Wiggins Combined shot 3 of 24 in the rusty first half of 41 points against processors. However, there were many events left that had some meaning – from performances down the list to a friendly and responsive Japanese audience.
Let’s start on the field.
1. The appearance of James Wiseman
Steve Kerr will spend the first month, at least, switching with all kinds of shaping kits to figure out how best to mix and match beyond beginners. In the pre-season opening, that meant the Cary/Musa Moody/Jonathan Kominga/Draymond Green/James Wiseman combo would open the second quarter, paired with three recent lottery picks with two franchise legends.
In opening moments together, Green and Carrie Wiseman find a bucket at the edge.
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