NBA Summer League: Denver Nuggets & Sacramento Kings Pleased With Emmanuel Mudiay & Willie Cauley-SteinPosted on 13 Jul, 2015, by Greg in NBA
The action in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League continues, as strong performances from Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets), Willie Cauley-Stein (Sacramento Kings) and finally Terry Rozier (Boston Celtics) made their teams very happy.
The Washington Wizards lost 94-74 to a group of D-League selects, but had another pleasing performance from Kelly Oubre Jr. who scored 18 points, while Jarrid Famous led the Wizards with 21, while Scotty Hopson led the assortment group with 20 points.
The Houston Rocket beat the Phoenix Suns 108-89, getting 21 points from D.J. Kennedy and 20 from Glen Rice. The Suns got another strong performance from the Warren-Goodwin duo, combining to score 42 points.
The Toronto Raptors had their way with the Chicago Bulls, winning 81-66. Bobby Portis was awful this time, scoring 5 points on 1-of-10 from the field. Norman Powell, a late second round pick in the 2015 draft, led the Raptors with 19 points.
The San Antonio Spurs beat the Milwaukee Bucks 89-74, with another strong performance from Kyle Anderson. The multi-position former UCLA star scored 22 points.
The Denver Nuggets slashed their way through the Sacramento Kings in a 98-76 win. Mudiay scored 19 points and added 10 assists in a very impressive performance. Cauley-Stein scored 15 points for the Kings, but just like the rest of his teammates struggled when it came to rebounding, finishing with just 1.
The Atlanta Hawks beat the Golden State Warriors despite 17 points (game-high) from James Michael McAdoo. The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Dallas Mavericks 93-80, as Allan Crabbe had another strong performance, finishing with 24 points. Noah Vonleh added 13. Dwight Powell finished with 25 for the Mavericks.
The final game of the day was between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics, keeping Jahlil Okafor out of the game-day roster. The Celtics won 85-76, as Terry Rozier led them with 22 points, backed up by R.J. Hunter (Marcus Smart didn’t play) who scored 21 points.