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Durant led the Nets in 110 - 95 win over the Clippers

NBA - The Brooklyn Nets visit the Los Angeles Clippers for their first meeting of the 2022 - 2023 NBA Regular Season at Arena in Los Angeles, California.

Prior to the game, both teams are coming from a win, the visiting Brooklyn Nets defeated the New York Knicks in a blown out win 112 - 85 while the host team, LA Clippers are also coming from a back to back wins against a tough contender in the East the Cleveland Cavaliers and their rival in LA the LA Lakers respectively.

Currently the Nets are sitting in the Eastern Conference with 5 wins and 6 losses and ranked 9th in the East while the Clippers are at 7 wins and 5 loss and currently ranked 6th in the Western Conference.

In the game, the 1st quarter was in complete control by the Nets leading by as much as 8 points 24 - 16 not until the Clippers made a 3's that cut the lead to 5 points to end the quarter Nets 24 - Clippers 19.

In the 2nd quarter, The Clippers are able to grab the lead 31 - 29 with under 8:36 in the quarter, but the Nets grab back the lead and posted another 8 point digit lead 45 - 37 with under 4 minutes to go in the quarter. Clippers eventually won the quarter, 31 - 30 to finish the half down by 4 points 50 - 54.

In the 3rd quarter, the quarter is evenly matched as both teams scored 21 points apiece, but the Nets able to hang on to their lead 75 - 71, Nets with 4 points.

In the 4th and final quarter, the Nets able to pull away in the game outscoring the Clippers by 11 points, 35 - 24 in the final quarter and finishing the game up by 15 points 110 - 95. Kevin Durant leads all scorers with 27 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists while the Clippers Paul George with 17 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assist in a losing effort.

The Nets next game will be the LA Lakers at Arena, Nets will have their chance of extending their winning streak into three? Against the struggling Lakers, who are now in 5 -game losing skid and perhaps no LeBron in the Matchup due to injury.

Will the Nets extend their winning streak against the Lakers? Or will the Lakers ends their losing skid?

Lakers wins their 2nd game of the season escaping the Pelicans in OT

NBA - The Los Angeles Lakers host the visiting New Orleans Pelicans for their first meeting of the 2022 - 2023 NBA Regular Season at Arena in Los Angeles California.

Prior to the game, both teams are coming from a win, the Lakers win the first game of the season over the Denver Nuggets ending the franchise worst start of the season with 0 - 5 win/loss record and even the great LeBron James cannot stop it.

The Pelicans are also coming from a win over the Lakers rival Los Angeles Clippers improving their standings to 4 - 2 win/loss record and currently sitting 4th in the Western Conference Standings.

The Lakers are currently 1 - 5 win/loss record currently sitting second to the last of the Western Conference while the New Orleans Pelicans is at 4th in the same conference. Lakers are looking to extend their wins and hopefully climbs back in the West Standings.

In the game, the early quarter was a close quarter despite the Pelicans is leading for the most part of the quarter and even posted a 7 point deficit. Pelicans outscored the Lakers 27 - 23 up by 4 points.

In the 2nd quarter, the Lakers had a strong quarter, outscoring the visiting team by 16 points 33 - 17 to end the half up by 12 points Lakers 66 - 54.

In the 3rd quarter, the Pelicans run back into the game outscoring the Lakers by 9 points 35 - 26 to cut the Lakers lead into just 3 points Lakers 82 - 79 Pelicans.

In the 4th and final quarter, both teams are exchanging leads until the final minute of the game where the Pelicans had their chance to seal the game in free throws but missed two that gave the Lakers opportunity to tie the game in a made 3's by Matt Ryan to extend the game in Overtime.

Pelicans outscored the Lakers in the 4th, 32 - 29 and end the regulation tied at 111 - 111.

At the Overtime, the Lakers finally sealed the game after blowing a 16 point deficit, they outscored the Pelicans to 9 - 6 in OT with the final score 120 - 117 Lakers win by 3 points.

Lakers now improved to 2 - 5 win/loss record while the Pelicans 4 - 3 win/loss record. Lakers Guard Lonnie Walker leads the Lakers in scoring with 28 points while LeBron and Anthony Davis also added with 20 points apiece.

Pelicans superstar Zion Williamson dropped 27 points while CJ McCollum added 22 points in a losing effort.

76ers drop their 3rd game of the season against the Spurs

NBA - The Philadelphia 76ers had dropped their third straight game of the early season after losing to the San Antonio Spurs 114 - 105. The 76ers are now 0 - 3 win/loss record of the 2022 - 2023 NBA Regular Season and currently tied to the Orlando Magic with the worst record in the league.

The 76ers host the visiting San Antonio Spurs at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Prior to the game the 76ers had lost their last 2 game against the top teams in the East the current Eastern Conference Champion Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks, while the San Antonio Spurs won their last game against the Indiana Pacers.

In the game, the early quarter was in complete control of the host team ending the quarter, up by 6 points 25 - 19.

In the 2nd quarter, the visiting team San Antonio Spurs outscored the 76ers by 9 points 35 - 26 to turn around the momentum at the half. / The Spurs take the lead up by 3 points 54 - 51.

In the 3rd quarter, the spurs continue their dominance over the 76ers outscoring the host team by 5 points 31 - 26 and stretching their lead to 8 points 85 - 77 at the end of the 3rd.

In the 4th and final quarter, the 76ers never find the way to get back in the game as the Spurs still this one with a 114 - 105 win over the host team. Spurs outscored the 76ers in the final quarter 29 - 28.

Devin Vassell and Keldon Johnson lead the Spurs in scoring with 22 points and 21 points respectively, along with Tre Jones, Doug McDermott and Josh Richardson with 17 points, 14 points and 11 points respectively.

Meanwhile, Center Joel Embiid had a 40 points, 13 rebounds and 3 assist in a losing effort for the host team.

Lakers got their first win of the NBA Preseason games against the Warriors

NBA - The Los Angeles Lakers finally got their first win of the 2022 - 2023 NBA Preseason games after defeating the reigning NBA Champion the Golden State Warriors 124 - 121 at the Chase Center in San Francisco, California.

The Lakers able to secure their first win against the defending NBA Champion after losing their first 3 games against the Sacramento Kings 75 - 105, Utah Jazz 119 - 115 and to the Minnesota Timberwolves 114 - 99 respectively.

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Patrick Beverly are among the Lakers players that didn't suit up for that game against the Warriors, fortunately Anthony Davis was available to play and had a monster game with 28 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists that brought the Lakers first win.

For the reigning and defending NBA Champion the Golden State Warriors, Guards Jordan Poole and 2 - time MVP Stephen Curry had also put some great numbers scoring 25 points and 24 points respectively in a losing effort.

Forward Andrew Wiggins added 15 points, James Wiseman with 13 points and Jonathan Kuminga with 12 points to complete the list of players who scored double digit points for the said games.

In the game, the Los Angeles Lakers take the early quarter , outscoring the Warriors by just 2 points, 35 - 33 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Lakers able to up their lead scoring 25 - 19 in the quarter, the Lakers end the half leading by 8 points, 60 - 52.

In the third quarter, the Warriors came up strong outscoring the Lakers by 10 points 39 - 29 and take the lead at the end of the quarter up by 2 points 91 - 89.

In the fourth and final quarter, the Lakers able to hang on against the defending champion outscoring the champs by 5 points, 35 - 30 and take the win by just 3 points 124 - 121 and finally gets their first win of the Preseason games.

The Lakers next game will be against the Minnesota Timberwolves , while the Golden State Warriors face the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Warriors open NBA Preseason in Tokyo against the Wizards

NBA - The 2022 - 2023 NBA Preseason opens in Tokyo featuring the 2021 - 2022 NBA Champion the Golden State Warriors against the Washington Wizards at Saitama Stadium in Chūō-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

These two teams will visit Japan for 2 consecutive games at the same arena in Tokyo. The first game of the Preseason opener will be played on September 30 and the second game is on October 2nd.

Both teams are playing outside the country, the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors will be in overseas for the first time since the 2017 game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in China.

Both teams are also expected to play their superstar players, the Warriors are expected to play their trio, 2 - Time Regular Season MVP and Finals MVP Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green while the Wizards are expected to play Bradley Beal, Kyle Kuzma and Kristaps Porziņģis.

Meanwhile, after the 2 consecutive games between the Warriors and the Wizards, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Memphis Grizzlies open their own Preseason games at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

On October 3, there will be 3 games on the same day, the Boston Celtics against the Charlotte Hornets, the Toronto Raptors against the Utah Jazz and the Houston Rockets against the San Antonio Spurs.

The Los Angeles Lakers will open their Preseason games on October 4 (Philippine Time) against the Sacramento Kings at Arena in Los Angeles, California. Both teams are also scheduled to close the Preseason games on October 15.

The 2022 - 2023 NBA Regular Season is scheduled to start on October 19, featuring two great games the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference and the reigning NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and former NBA Champion LA Lakers in the Western Conference.

The Philippines upcoming Holidays for the year 2023

The country has already released the latest upcoming Holidays for the year 2023 just the last month of August 2022 and according to the latest upcoming Holidays there will be 17 Regular Holidays that include the Regular Holiday, Special non- working days and Special working days.

Out of the 17th Holidays for the year 2023, there will be 14 Holidays that will be happening in the Long weekend or weekend, 3 Holidays happening in weekday and 7 Special non-working days.

Meanwhile, the Special working days are not yet included in the list of Holidays for the year 2023 as of this writing.

Here is the list of Holiday's for the Year 2023:

January 1, 2023 - Sunday - New Year's Day

*February 25, 2023 - Saturday - EDSA People Power Anniversary

April 6, 2023 - Thursday - Maundy Thursday

April 7, 2023 - Friday - Good Friday

*April 8, 2023 - Saturday - Black Saturday

April 9, 2023 - Sunday - Araw ng Kagitingan

May 1, 2023 - Monday - Labor Day

June 12, 2023 - Monday - Independence Day

*August 21, 2023 - Monday - Ninoy Aquino Day

August 28, 2023 - Monday - National Heroes Day

*November 1, 2023 - Wednesday - All Saints Day

*November 2, 2023 - Thursday - All Souls Day

November 30, 2023 - Thursday - Bonifacio Day

*December 8, 2023 - Friday - Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

December 25, 2023 - Monday - Christmas Day

December 30, 2023 - Saturday - Rizal Day

*December 31, 2023 - Sunday - Last Day of the Year

(*)- Special non-working days

This is the 2023 latest updates for the upcoming Holidays next year this article is also subject for changes in case there will be a new announcement of Holidays specially the Special working days that is not included in the article as of writing.