Published on October 17th, 2017 | by Genevieve Mc Bride0
EA Sports’ NBA LIVE 18 Simulates The Season Opener
Hard to believe that the NBA season is upon us already.
The new NBA season is on the verge of its most highly-anticipated tip-off in years but fans don’t have to wait until tonight to see the likely outcome of the first two premiere games. EA Sports’ NBA LIVE 18 ran game simulations of the Boston Celtics/Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors/Houston Rockets games, each with potentially league-shifting implications:
Cleveland Cavaliers 122, Boston Celtics 104
Lebron and Wade take down the new-look Celtics in opening night thriller…
Cavs key stats:
Kevin Love: 40 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists – Game High for Points Scored in Sim
Lebron James: 24 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists
Dwayne Wade: 21 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds – Flash is back to his original form!
Derrick Rose: 9 points, 13 assists, 5 steals & 3 rebounds – D.Rose played the role of a true floor general.
Celtics key stats:
Gordon Hayward: 11 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists
Al Horford: 29 points, 16 rebounds, 3 blocks – Horford was a beast in the low post offensively. Still wasn’t enough for the W.
Houston Rockets 120, Golden State Warriors 111
Harden and Paul blast the Warriors in amazing co-triple double performance…
Rockets key stats:
James Harden: 34 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists, 3 steals
Chris Paul: 23 points, 14 assists, 10 steals
Clint Capela & Eric Gordon: combined for a total 39 points. (Gordon w/ 22 points & Capela w/ 17 points)
Warriors key stats:
Steph Curry: 30 points, 3 assists & 3 steals
Kevin Durant: 24 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists
Draymond Green: 11 points, 13 rebounds, 7 assists
Klay Thompson: 9 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 assists
To go along with this news, starting tomorrow, NBA LIVE 18 is on sale for $29.99 until Oct. 23rd.