Summer League hit full stride Saturday as eight games were slated for Saturday at 2 different venues in Las Vegas.
WAS vs MEM
The Grizzlies edged out the Wizards 91-88. We had hoped to see Isaac Humphries, but found out he is no longer on the Wizards roster.
TOR vs MIN
After starting in his first Summer League game, Mychal Mulder did not play for the Raptors on Saturday (coach’s decision). The Raptors easily handled the T’wolves, 97-72.
MIA vs SA
Bam Adebayo had a strong showing in a game that went right down to the wire. Miami won their first game of the Summer League. He was active defensively and effective offensively, earning himself a double-double; 18 points (6-12 from the field and perfect 6 for 6 from the charity stripe) and 10 rebounds. On the highlight reel: Around the 3:00 mark of the 4th quarter, Bam took the ball coast-to-coast and made a contested lay-up displaying his ball handling skills and power at the rim.
BOS vs LAL
Fresh off of a somewhat disappointing debut in the Summer League, Lonzo Ball recaptured his groove. Although the Lakers found themselves on the losing end to the Celtics, Ball earned himself an impressive triple-double (11 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists), clinching it on a strong coast-to-coast slam. On a side note, Lonzo’s reprisal plus De’Aaron’s impressive debut is bound to create a ton of buzz for Monday’s Lakers/Kings showdown.
Just because he’s on the sidelines instead of in uniform doesn’t make Walter McCarty any less of a former Cat. Looking good, Walter!
And for those that wrote off Lonzo after one game…
PHI vs GS
Sunday’s Games of Note:
ATL vs NOLA – 4 p.m. NBA-TV
MIL vs BRK – 6 p.m. NBA-TV
UT vs LAC 8 p.m. NBA-TV
MEM vs SAC 10 p.m. NBA-TV
PHI vs SA 10:30 p.m. ESPN2
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