CHICAGO, Sporting Alert – NBA preseason scores from Monday, Oct. 3, as Dwyane Wade made his debut for the Chicago Bulls in a defeat.
Wade played 12 minutes, knocked down two three-pointers and went 2 of 3 from the floor for six points and had two rebounds for the Bulls in a 93-91 defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks at the United Center in Illinois.
Greg Monroe scored 15 points and led seven players in double figures for Milwaukee, which led by as many as 15 points.
Jabari Parker had 13 points and nine rebounds, Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 12 points, Matthew Dellavedova ended with 11 points and six assists, Michael Beasley scored 11 points, while Michael Carter-Williams added 11 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for the Bucks.
Doug McDermott and Jimmy Butler each had 13 points for the Bulls, with Taj Gibson finishing with a double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds in the defeat.
At the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Jusuf Nurkic grabbed a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds and Danilo Gallinari scored 14 points for the Denver Nuggets to edge the Toronto Raptors 108-106.
Nikola Jokic and Will Barton each had 12 points.
Terrence Ross had 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 20 points and nine boards and DeMar DeRozan finished 15 points for the Raptors.
Also getting over the 100 total in preseason on Monday night were the Memphis Grizzlies, who secured a 102-97 win over the Orlando Magic at FedExForum in Tennessee.
Vanderbilt rookie Wade Baldwin led the way for Memphis with 15 points after knocking down all five of his attempts from the field, with Andrew Harrison adding 12 points and six assists.
Mike Conley, Marc Gasol and Brandan Wright all contributed 10 points.
Evan Fournier scored 18 points for the Magic in the defeat.
In other NBA preseason scores, Dallas defeated Charlotte 95-88 at American Airlines Center, with Seth Curry hitting five 3-pointers in a 20 point performance for the Mavericks.
Frank Kaminsky paced the Hornets with 13 points and seven rebounds.
The Phoenix Suns edged the San Antonio Spurs 91-86 and Portland Trail Blazers beat Utah Jazz, 98-89.
NBA Preseason Scores
Monday, October 3
Oklahoma City 137, Madrid 142, (OT)
Milwaukee 93, Chicago 91
Orlando 97, Memphis 102
Charlotte 88, Dallas 95
Denver 108, Toronto 106
San Antonio 86, Phoenix 91
Utah 89, Portland 98