The NBA Cares game in China finally played but having restrictions. With no national anthem before the start of the game between the Nets and Lakers.
The Brooklyn Nets win the game 114-111 led by Spencer Dinwiddie who had 20 points. On which Kyrie Irving aggravated his facial injury. His injury is unknown because of the Chinese government defer to media availability.
Anthony Davis and LeBron James who didn’t play in the fourth quarter combined for 35 points. Kentavious Caldwell Pope misses the game-tying three. They are both scheduled to play again on Saturday to Shenzhen.
This game was refuse to cover by the media and CCTV a Chinese cable TV.