New York made an exception for top athletes and Kyrie Irving and the others not vaccinated against Covid-19 were finally able to play games played in this state.
And Kyrie Irving gave the answer many were waiting for.
Against the Memphis Grizzlies, he scored 43 points and had eight assists, but the Brooklyn Nets couldn’t win (132-120), even with Ja Morant’s home team.
Kevin Durant was also in fine form, recording 35 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists.
Without LeBron James, the Lakers were upset at home by the Philadelphia 76ers, 121-126.
Dallas Maverick-Houston Rockets, 110 – 91
Boston Celtics-Utah Jazz, 125-97
Miami Heat-Golden State Warriors, 104 – 118
Charlotte Hornets-New York Knicks, 106-121
Detroit Pistons-Atlanta Hawks, 122-101
Indiana Pacers-Sacramento Kings, 109-110
LA Lakers-Philadelphia 76ers, 121 – 126
Portland Trail Blazers-San Antonio Spurs, 96-133
Minnesota Timberwolves-Phoenix Suns, 116-125
Oklahoma City Thunder-Orlando Magic, 118-102
Nets Memphis Grizzlies-Brooklyn, 132 – 120