It’s almost there. The light at the end of the tunnel. We have just two nights of preseason basketball remaining until the curtain goes up on the NBA regular season and that’s when our stats start counting for real on our team. Fantasy heaven. But for now, let’s breakdown those box scores.
Strong strains of eye viruses, Anthony Davis injury scares, explosions from fantasy sleepers, Monday’s preseason action had it all. The Box Score Breakdown for Monday, October 20th is locked and loaded.
It was a night of sprained ankles in the NBA on Saturday with David West, Rudy Gay, and Josh Smith all either sitting out or going down with the dreaded tweak of the lower extremity. Thankfully, none of the injuries appear all that serious at this stage, and we can look ahead to the season which is a mere 10 days away. Rejoice!
Nine games, a trade of minimal consequence between the Pistons and Celtics, an unspecified Larry Sanders surgery, and Tristan Thompson smooching a sideline reporter. Is this a regular season Friday or do my eyes deceive me? Trick question, I’m near-sighted. Just eleven more day until the NBA season kicks off.