The big Kiwi scored 14 points with 16 rebounds in a three-point loss.
Kyrie Irving cannot play for Brooklyn over his refusal to be vaccinated.
'Funaki' had a hand in everything for Memphis, as they fought back from 13 points down to defeat LA.
The Australian was hoping for a move out of Philadelphia but remains at the club.
The Kiwi has started with a win after his off-season trade from New Orleans Pelicans.
A standout for Wellington Saints, the 22-year-old has signed with Brisbane.
The Golden State Warriors edged the Lakers 121-114 with a second-half blitz.
The Aussie point guard has demanded a trade from Philadelphia after five seasons.
Los Angeles Lakers are the fan favourites, when the NBA season begins on Wednesday.
Brooklyn Nets' Kiwi general manager Sean Marks has announced the star point guard isn't permitted to play until he's vaccinated.
The All Star guard cannot play home games in Brooklyn under New York's COVID-19 protocols.
The Kiwi Aussie NBL side aims to play the second half of their season in New Zealand.
The final 14 games of their season are scheduled as home games.
Adams has notched his second double-double in as many games for his new NBA team in their big pre-season win over the Hornets.
Former Boston Celtics guard Tony Allen and his wife are among those charged.
The hit-out against the champion Bucks was stopped by a fire alarm after the third quarter.
The NBA and its Players Association have agreed on salary cuts for missed games due to vaccine regulations.
Jeremiah Martin, 25, takes the place of Tai Webster in the Breakers' ranks.
After their title chances were ended by Australia, NZ settled for fifth in Jordan.
New Zealand will face Chinese Taipei on Sunday for fifth place in Jordan.