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.
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…
In yet another game that went down to its final seconds, the 76ers (with big contributions from Poythress and Aaron Harrison) pulled out the victory, 95-93. Alex showed everyone exactly why he was called up late last season with 12 points, 2 steals, and 1 block in 23 minutes of floor time. Aaron Harrison made the most of his time in the game with an impressive 13 points in 12 minutes, plus 4 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 steal with most of his points coming by way of tough drives to the paint or his signature three-pointer. Isaiah Briscoe did see a small amount of playing time but had no significant contributions.