NBA record champions Los Angeles Lakers also lost the third game of the new season. Against the Portland Trail Blazers there was a 104:106 in front of their own fans.
National player Dennis Schröder is still missing from the Lakers. He had surgery for a thumb ligament injury and will likely be out of the team for at least a week or two.
The Lakers are one of six teams in the NBA to lose their first three games of the season. These include the Oklahoma City Thunder, who lost 106:116 against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Sacramento Kings with a 125:130 against defending champions Golden State Warriors, as well as the Houston Rockets, the Orlando Magic and the Philadelphia 76ers, who each had no games on Sunday had.