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Jordan Nwora leads NBA champs Bucks to first pre-season win

Backed to come big for Bucks this new season

Jordan Nwora again was the best player on the court for the reigning NBA champions Buck as they secured their first pre-season win.

The Milwaukee Bucks eased to a 130-110 win against Oklahoma City Thunder in their third pre-season game on Sunday.

Bucks lost their previous pre-season games against Memphis and Brooklyn Nets.

They lost 87-77 to Memphis Grizzlies in their first game where Jordan Nwora posted Bucks highest points (16) and assist (3).

Jordan Nwora also posted Bucks highest points (30) in their 119-115 loss to the Brooklyn Nets in their second game.

And today, he contributed the highest points (15) from the bench as Bucks chalked their first pre-season win.

Jordan Nwora who didn’t get as many playing time last season has been backed by point guard Jrue Holiday to come big for the champs this season.

Jrue Holiday on Jordan Nwora.

“Jordan does Jordan,” said Holiday post match OKC win.

“Jordan is going to be good and he is going to be good for a long time.

“I feel like the opportunity is hopefully there for him this year to be able to come out and give us a boost.

“Last year he just didn’t have the opportunity.”

Last season, Jordan Nwora who is a key member of the Nigeria men’s Basketball team became just the first D’Tigers member to win the NBA Championship after Bucks secured a 4-2 win against the Suns in the finals.


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