On Friday morning, both the Wizards and Warriors got their feet wet. Offensively, the game got off to a poor start.
State combined to shoot 11-of-49, but the enthusiasm in the stadium was unaffected
The 37.000-person capacity Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, was filled with fans excited
to see the reigning champion Warriors take against Japan-native Rui Hachimura.
"It meant a lot," Hachimura said of playing in front of his local supporters
"It was a watershed event for myself and our country."
Both teams eventually settled down and found their footing
Fans witnessed Steph Curry's trademark long three
alley-oop between Bradley Beal and Kristaps Porzingis
a gigantic Kyle Kuzma poster, and a lot of Warriors centre James Wiseman.
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