2017/18 Power Packs

With a gap of two days without games at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, the Memphis Grizzlies engaged their fellow Western Conference rival Sacramento Kings in a 40-minute refereed scrimmage at Spring Valley High School. The Grizzlies won 79-67 as summer league head coach Lloyd Pierce went deeper into his bench to give minutes to players who didn’t play in the Summer League opener on Saturday.

The question that arises every time a young player has a strong game in the NBA Summer League usually goes something like this: Is he that good, or is he just a “summer league guy”?

After Saturday afternoon’s fairly thorough 93-77 dismantling of the Knicks’ summer league team by the Grizzlies at the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, that question was locked in the ready position after watching second-year man Josh Selby and rookie Tony Wroten, Jr.

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