Los Angeles Lakers got easy win at home

October 29th, 2008

The vice champion Los Angeles Lakers do not face problems in the first game of the season against Portland Train Blazers, overcome in Stewpals Center with 96:76. The players of Phil Jackson dominated throughout the game and not be a surprise to the start of the championship. In young and cute side of Portland tonight official debut in the NBA did selected No 1 in the draft for 2007 Greg Odan and former guard of Hoventut (Badalona) and Spanish national Rudi Fernandez. Odan missed last season because of injury. Fernandez received today 30 minutes and finished the game with 16 points, 4 Assists and 2 struggles. For its part for 13 minutes Odan failed to questioning at the meeting and left to halftime with injury, and thus not returned to play in the remaining two portions to the end. Kobe Bryant was known for leading Los Angeles Lakers with 23 points, 11 struggles and 5 Assists, Pau Gasol added 15 points and 7 struggles, and Trevor Ariza finished with 11 points to the success of the Lakers. Travis Autlou realized 18 points and Brandon Roy added 14 in defeat of the “pioneers”.
Game started blow to the Lakers as the hosts 11-4 leaded and to end the first quarter and already had a lead of 10 points, 24:14. To break the advance of Lakers got 15 points for 49:34 and continued to increase in the remaining two parts by the end of the meeting. Timothy Phil Jackson does not miss the initiative by making suicidal counterattack and was better protection than its rival. Portland razchitashe lot of Greg Odan, but rookie was totally defeated. Also, the team of Nath McMilan have difficulties in organizing the game and shooting of medium and remote location, which decide the loss of 20 points in his first game of the season.

Categories: NBA | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | No Comments

Australia and USA without loses in the group stage

October 23rd, 2008

World champion Australia record fifth consecutive victory after success over Russia by 75:55 (15:19, 10:18, 30:10, 20:8) and get a first place Group A of the Olympic basketball tournament for women. With 16 points against European scored Lauren Jackson and Belinda Snel. The team of Australia was losing with 12 points at 25:37 of the rest, but won the third part of 30:10 and ensure its victory. The player Becky Haman was most useful with 20 points for Russia. On the quarter finals, the team of Australia, who will try to interrupted series of U.S. three consecutive Olympic titles, will play against the Czech Republic. Russia, which finished second in the group will meet Spain for a place on the half finals.

Categories: Olympic Games '08 | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments