The New Orleans Pelicans beat the Brooklyn Nets (99:68), while the Miami Heat beat the Sacramento Kings (104: 98) in NBA test matches.
The most productive in the Pelicans were E’twaun Moore and Nickel Alexander-Walker, with 14 points each. At Brooklyn, Džanan Musa scored 11 points, Jarette Allen scored a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds, Karis Levert and Rodion Kuruts recorded 10 points each. New Orleans played without heavy forward Zion Williamson, who is still out of the club due to urgent family matters. The date of Zion’s return remains unknown.
The best scoring in Miami was Duncan Robinson (18 points), with Buddy Heald (19) in the Kings.