Los Angeles Lakers, the last champion in the NBA, fell 1-0 in the series after losing 99-90 to the Phoenix Suns, which he faced on the road in the Play-Offs, where he entered from the 7th place.
In the other matchup at the Western Conference, Phoenix Suns, who participated in the 2nd place in the Play-Offs, hosted the Los Angeles Lakers, who fell to the 7th place after injuries suffered by star players LeBron James and Anthony Davis.
Suns won the first fight of the series 99-90, with Devin Booker producing 34 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds, and Deandre Ayton 21 points, 16 rebounds.
In the Lakers, James scored 18 points, 10 assists, 7 rebounds, 3 steals, Davis 13 points, 7 rebounds, 3 blocks and Dennis Schroder 14 points.
The consequences of the night:
Philadelphia 76ers-Washington Wizards: 125-118 (1-0)
New York Knicks-Atlanta Hawks: 105-107 (0-1)
Phoenix Suns-Los Angeles Lakers: 99-90 (1-0)
Utah Jazz-Memphis Grizzlies: 109-112 (0-1)