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BULLS (0-1) 100; RAPTORS (1-0) 117

Jonas Valanciunas (23/15/2) posted an impressive double-double to lead Toronto to a win over a short-handed Chicago team.

Debutant C.J. Miles (22/5/0) had a strong game off the bench hitting 6-of-9 three-pointers. Norman Powell (15/4/1) also contributed but All-Stars DeMar DeRozan (11/6/5) and Kyle Lowry (12/4/9) had low scoring nights by their standards. 

Chicago Bulls v Toronto Raptors

The Bulls were led in scoring by Robin Lopez (18/8/2) and rookie Lauri Markkanen (17/8/0) had a solid NBA debut. 

KNICKS (0-1) 84; THUNDER (1-0) 105

Russell Westbrook (21/10/16) picked up where he left off last season as he put up a triple-double as OKC easily beat the Knicks.

Oklahoma City Thunder v Denver Nuggets

Debutant Paul George (28/6/1) had a team-high and Carmelo Anthony (22/1/1) made a significant contribution in his first game against his former side but didn't shoot the ball particularly well going 8-of-20.

Center Steven Adams (12/5/1) had a solid all-around game going 5-of-5 from the field and adding five steals and three blocks. 

Kristaps Porzingis (31/12/1) had a terrific individual game as he adjusts to life as the number one option on the New York team. Former Thunder big man Enes Kanter (10/7/1) was the only other Knicks player to reach double figures. 

CLIPPERS (1-0) 108; LAKERS (1-0) 92

The Clippers spoiled Lonzo Ball's debut at Staples Center by coming away with a dominant win. Blake Griffin (29/12/3) proved too much for the Lakers to handle as he scored in a variety of ways, including going 3-of-6 from beyond the arc. 

Los Angeles Clippers v Los Angeles Lakers

DeAndre Jordan (14/24/1) had a big double-double and debutants Lou Williams (12/3/6), Danilo Gallinari (11/5/3) and Patrick Beverley (10/3/1) hit double figures. 

Rookie Ball (3/9/4) had a subdued game for the Lakers in an anti-climactic debut. Center Brook Lopez (20/6/2) led the team in scoring in his first outing in a Purple and Gold uniform. 

Jordan Clarkson (18/2/2) had a strong night off the bench and Larry Nance Jr. (14/12/0) posted a double-double.

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Eastern Conference
NBA
Chicago Bulls
Central Division
Blake Griffin
L.A. Clippers
Pacific Division
Western Conference
Paul George
Indiana Pacers
L.A. Lakers
Russell Westbrook
Oklahoma City Thunder
Northwest Division
Toronto Raptors
Atlantic Division
Carmelo Anthony
New York Knicks

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