Jordan Nwora drops 15 as Bucks start title defence with win against Nets
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Jordan Nwora drops 15 as Bucks start title defence with win against Nets

Denies Kevin Durant with a big block

Jordan Nwora contributed 15 points as the reigning NBA champions Bucks beat Nets 127-104 in the season opener.

The Milwaukee Bucks led by Nigerian born Giannis Antetokounpo were too good for Kevin Durant led Nets.

Giannis dropped 32 points, 7 dimes and 14 rebounds to lead the Bucks while Durant with 32 points and 11 rebounds led the Nets.

Jordan Nwora started from the bench but it didn’t stop him from contributing hugely in Bucks win to continue his hot pre-season form.

Apart from his 15 points, he dropped a dime, a block, 1 steal and 6 rebounds.

The block he made against Kevin Durant started the move that increased Bucks point to 106-93 in the 4th quarter en route their first win of the season.

 

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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