2017 Summer League
Summer Standouts: Day 2 in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS — A look at top performers from Day 2 in Las Vegas:
Jayson Tatum, Boston Celtics
Rookie forward Jayson Tatum led Boston with 27 points (9 of 19 field, 8 of 8 line) and 11 rebounds in 33 minutes in the Celtics’ 86-81 win over the Lakers. Tatum, the No. 3 pick, scored 6 points in the final 2:34 to overcome a triple-double from Los Angeles’ No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball (11 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists).
Wayne Selden, Memphis Grizzlies
Wayne Selden led the Grizzlies with 28 points in their 91-88 victory over the Wizards. The second-year shooting guard hit a crossover jumper and converted the free throw for the game-winning 3-point play with 2.3 seconds left.
Brandon Ashley, Dallas Mavericks
One day after being added to the roster following the Mavericks’ trade of A.J. Hammons to Miami, 6-9 forward Brandon Ashley had game-highs of 21 points (9 of 15) and an impact of plus-23 points to key Dallas’ 91-75 win over Chicago.
Caleb Swanigan, Portland Trail Blazers
Hard-driving rookie power forward Caleb Swanigan did not lack for effort in his pro debut, leading the Trail Blazers with 16 points (4 of 12), 13 rebounds and 7 fouls in their 72-63 win against the Jazz.
Jakob Poeltl, Toronto Raptors
Second-year center Jakob Poeltl generated an efficient 15 points (6 of 8 from the field), 10 rebounds and a plus-22 impact in the Raptors’ 97-72 win over Minnesota. Pascal Siakam – who like Poetl was a 2016 first-round pick by Toronto – added 17 points.
Bam Adebayo, Miami Heat
Heat rookie big man Bam Adebayo continued his strong summer league while leading Miami with 18 points and 10 rebounds in a 75-74 victory over San Antonio. London Perrantes, an undrafted rookie point guard from Virginia, won it on a jumper with 4.0 seconds remaining.
Furkan Korkmaz, Philadelphia 76ers
Furkan Korkmaz, the 76ers’ recent signing from Turkey, scored a team-high 15 points in their 95-93 victory over Golden State. The game-winner by Larry Drew II with 7.6 seconds left enabled the Sixers’ to survive 25 points by the Warriors’ Patrick McCaw.
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