2023 -2024 NBA Season dribbles off
Defending champions Denver Nuggets, fresh off winning their first-ever NBA championship, will aim to start the new season on a high note when they face the Los Angeles Lakers in the opening game of the new season.
Tonight’s encounter is a repeat of last season’s western conference finals won 4 nil by the nuggets on route to beating the Miami heat to claim the title.
The other game on the night sees the new look phoenix suns playing away at former champions Golden State Warriors who now include veteran point guard Chris Paul who spent the previous 3 seasons in phoenix.
Former Jamaica College standout Nick Richards in the meantime will be in action tomorrow for the Charlotte Hornets against the visiting Atlanta Hawks.
The 25 year old who was selected in round 2 of the 2020 draft, is among a record 125 players born outside the United States who are on opening-night rosters.
Canada is once against the most-represented country outside of the United States, with 26 players.
France is second with 14 players including san Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama, the number one pick in this year’s draft and the most highly anticipated NBA prospect to take the court in recent memory.