One of the heroes of the Slovenian basketball team, Goran Dragić, who will wear the Chicago Bulls jersey in the new NBA season, started the preparations for the 2022/23 season with a defeat.
The basketball players from Chicago hosted the New Orleans Pelicans at home, winning 129:125. Dragic played 13 minutes of the Bulls’ preseason opener, recording two points — making one of four field goals — one assist and one steal, losing three. He also made one personal mistake.
He started preparations for the new season the day before Vlatko Čančar and with his Denver Nuggets team lost to Oklahoma City 101:112 in the first game.
On Thursday night CET, the first Dallas Mavericks star will also take the floor Luka Dončićwho, together with the team, will be visiting Tulsa.
A survey of club directors in the NBA League revealed that the 23-year-old Slovenian, who will start his fifth season in the NBA, is the first favorite for the MVP award for the league’s most valuable player.