Sacramento fans usually would be ecstatic to witness Harry Giles score 18 points, bring down 14 rebounds, reject two shots, and tally three assists. Last night, though, it was bittersweet with Giles putting up that line in his new number ten Portland Trail Blazers uniform against the franchise that drafted him back in 2017.
There is only so much that we can take from a preseason game, especially the first one, but it was enjoyable nonetheless.
Cory Joseph could benefit from playing alongside Haliburton, Buddy Hield is going to put up some big-time numbers often, and maybe the Kings will start to implement a full-court press.
Nearly the entire roster seemed to be trigger happy from three and nobody could stop Carmelo Anthony (certainly not Nemanja Bjelica) or Damian Lillard. This team is probably going to be bad, and that is likely for the best in the long run.
The debut of Tyrese Haliburton, Jahmi'us Ramsey, and Robert Woodard II made that easier to stomach. We discuss what we saw from Haliburton and Ramsey's time on the floor and how it is representative of them as players.
We also debuted our new introduction last night and awarded the first Pulse Performer of the season to one of the newcomeers.
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