Thursday, December 22, 2022

Terry Taylor terrific Thursday

Terry Taylor scored 46 points Thursday as the Fort Wayne Mad Ants edged the Oklahoma City Blue 132-131. Taylor added 14 rebounds and 3 assists to go with his whopping 46 points (20-24 FG, 3-3 3-pt., 2-3 FT) in 32 minutes. Taylor, a 6'4" "power-guard" is 23 years old and under contract with the Indiana Pacers. 

Taylor mixes strength and skill

Joining Taylor on the Hoop Obsession All G League Winter Showcase Team for day four, December 22, 2022: 

Mark Williams - Swarm. 29 points (13-17 FG, 2-5 FT), 17 rebounds in 28 mins. 

Kenneth Lofton Jr. - Hustle. 31 points (9-15 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 7-8 FT), 12 rebs, 7 assists in 31 mins. 

James Akinjo - Knicks. 21 points (7-13 FG, 4-5 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 7 reb, 15 assists, 4 steals, 2 blocked shots in 43 mins. 

Gary Clark - Capitanes. 31 points (12-23 FG, 3-9 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 11 rebs., 3 assists in 36 mins. 

Robert Woodard II - Blue. 25 points (9-16 FG, 3-7 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 12 rebs, 2 assists, 2 steals in 34 mins. 

Bruno Caboclo - Capitanes. 22 points (9-15 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 9 rebs, 3 assists, 6 blocked shots in 33 mins. 

Tre Mann - Blue. 40 points (13-26 FG, 6-14 3-pt., 4-7 FT), 4 rebs, 3 assists in 39 mins. 

Mason Jones - Capitanes. 22 points (7-11 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 6 rebs., 8 assists in 32 mins. 

Jay Scrubb - Magic. 33 points (12-18 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 5-6 FT), 6 rebs. in 36 mins. 

Quinton Rose - Knicks. 24 points (10-16 FG, 0-4 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 9 rebs., 4 assists in 38 mins. 

Trevelin Queen - Mad Ants. 26 points (9-19 FG, 5-11 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 rebs, 10 assists in 41 mins. 

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Chasson Randle torches SLC for 36 points

Chasson Randle was the most productive player across eight games during play Wednesday at the NBA G-League Winter Showcase. The annual event is held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center which houses two courts. Randle scored 36 points and did not miss a three-point attempt, netting six of six. Overall, he made 14 of his 16 field goal attempts in the Grand Rapids Gold 110-100 win over Salt Lake City. 

Joining Randle on the Hoop Obsession All Winter Showcase Team for Wednesday, December 21, 2022:

D.J. Carton - Wolves. 31 points (12-15 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 2-5 FT), 5 rebs., 9 assists, 2 steals in 40 mins. 

Charles Bassey - Spurs. 29 points (13-20 FG, 3-3 3-pt.), 11 rebs, 4 assists, 2 blocked shots in 31 mins. 

Charles Bassey showed out Wednesday

Jalen Leque - Vipers. 23 points (5-6 FG, 3-3 3-pt., 5-5 FT), 6 rebs, 6 assists in 18 mins. 

Tre Mann - Blue. 35 points (12-20 FG, 7-11 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 4 rebs, 3 assists in 31 mins. 

MyChal Mulder - Skyforce. 30 points (10-18 FG, 6-12 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 5 rebs., 4 assists in 36 mins. 

Zavier Simpson - Magic. 25 points (10-16 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 rebs, 5 assists, 7 steals in 34 mins. 

Tyler Cook - Stars. 20 points (7-9 FG, 3-7 3-pt.), 15 rebounds in 33 mins. 

Justin Champagnie - Raptors. 24 points (6-13 FG, 4-7 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 5 rebs, 4 assists, 3 steals in 35 mins. 

Robert Woodard II - Blue. 19 points (6-7 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 3-4 FT), 8 rebs, 3 steals in 25 mins. 

Johnny Juzang - Stars. 28 points (11-19 FG, 6-9 3-pt.), 5 rebs, 3 assists in 25 mins. 

Fabian White Jr. - Lakers. 19 points (7-11 FG, 3-3 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 7 rebs, 2 assists, 2 steals, 3 blocked shots in 28 mins. 

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Moneke has a day in Vegas!

Chima Moneke went off Tuesday at the NBA G League Winter Showcase. The UC Davis graduate who is a member of the Sacramento Kings on assigment, scored 23 points (7-10 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 5-6 FT), grabbed 18 rebounds and blocked a shot in 39 minutes. The Stockton Kings defeated the Long Island Nets 92-88. 

Eight Winter Showcase games were contested at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas Tuesday. 

Moneke starred Tuesday in Vegas. 

Joining Moneke on the Hoop Obsession All Winter Showcase Team for day two (Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022): 

Brandon Boston Jr. - Clippers. 33 points (12-19 FG, 0-2 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 3 rebs., 2 assists in 33 mins.

Isaiah Mobley - Charge. 24 points (8-12 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 5-9 FT), 6 rebs, 5 assists, 5 blocked shots in 35 mins. 

Mamadi Diakite - Charge. 27 points (12-21 FG, 1-6 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 14 rebs, 4 blocked shots in 39 mins. 

Mfiondu Kabengele - Celtics. 29 points (11-16 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 8 rebs., 2 blocked shots in 36 mins. 

Reggie Perry - Raptors. 24 points (11-18 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 4 rebs., 7 assists in 29 mins.

Justin Anderson - Mad Ants. 17 points, 5 rebs, 10 assists, 4 steals, 2 blocked shots in 34 mins. 

JD Davison - Celtics. 18 points (7-13 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 10 rebs., 10 assists in 41 mins. 

Jason Preston - Clippers. 22 points (7-13 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 7 rebs, 5 assists, 4 steals in 35 mins.  

Donovan Williams - Nets. 24 points (10-14 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 rebs, 3 assists, 2 steals in 30 mins. 

A.J. Green - Herd. 25 points (11-17 FG, 3-8 3-pt.), 4 rebounds in 31 mins. 

Deividas Sirvydis - Mad Ants. 19 points (7-10 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 5 rebs. in 23 mins. 

Isaiah Mobley shines on G-League Showcase Day One

Isaiah Mobley of the Cleveland Charge was the most productive player on a winning team during action Monday in the G-League Showcase at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The 6'8" stretch four scored 30 points (9-16 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 7-7 FT), grabbed 12 rebounds, and dished eight assists in Cleveland's 120-104 win over the College Park Skyhawks. Mobley was a 2022 second round pick (49th overall) by the Cavs. 

Isaiah Mobley stood out Monday. 

Joining Mobley on the HoopObsession All-Showcase Team for Monday December 19th: 

Nate Darling - Clippers. 33 points (11-16 FG, 8-12 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 8 rebs., 4 assists, 2 steals, in 26 mins. 

Vernon Carey Jr. - Go Go. 35 points (11-16 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 7-8 FT), 8 rebounds in 33 mins. 

Charlie Brown Jr. - Blue Coats. 24 points (8-14 FG, 5-8 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 11 rebs, 4 assists, 4 steals in 33 mins. 

Brandon Boston Jr. - Clippers. 33 points (15-23 FG, 308 3-pt., 0-3 FT), 6 rebounds, 2 assists in 28 mins. 

Alize Johnson - Spurs. 22 points (10-15 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 1-4 FT), 16 rebs, 5 assists in 37 mins. 

Denzel Valentine - Celtics. 25 points (9-14 FG, 5-8 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 6 rebs, 5 assists in 36 mins. 

Mamadi Diakite - Charge. 25 points (10-19 FG, 3-9 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 6 rebs, 5 assists, 1 blocked shot in 28 mins. 

Trevor Hudgins - Vipers. 27 points (9-19 FG, 9-17 3-pt.), 4 rebs, 2 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocked shots in 39 mins. 

Jarrett Culver - Skyhawks. 24 points (7-13 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 7 rebs, 2 steals, 3 blocked shots in 32 mins. 

Mac McClung - Blue Coats. 19 points (8-13 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 0-2 FT), 6 rebs, 6 assists, 3 steals in 22 mins. 

D.J. Carton - Wolves. 12 points (4-8 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 4 rebs., 13 assists in 35 mins. 

* The Sioux Falls / Greensboro boxscore was not available as of 12:21 am. 

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Portland wins Vegas Summer Championship. John Butler stands out on final day.

The final day of competition in the 2022 NBA Las Vegas Summer League wrapped up Sunday with the Portland Trailblazers winning the Championship game over the New York Knicks, 85-77. Six games were played between the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion. 

John Butler, of the New Orleans Pelicans was the most productive individual among all participants Sunday. The un-drafted rookie from Florida State scored 25 points (9-9 FG, 6-6 3-pt., 1-3 FT), and grabbed seven rebounds in 34 minutes. The Pelicans beat down the Oklahoma City Thunder 107-71. 

John Butler didn't miss a field goal attempt Sunday. 

Joining Butler on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for Sunday, July 17th: 

Brandon Williams - Portland. 22 points (5-9 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 10-10 FT), 3 rebs., 5 assists in 22 mins. 

Jaime Echenique - Washington. 19 points (5-8 FG, 9-10 FT), 12 rebs., 2 blocked shots in 30 mins. 

Elijah Stewart - New Orleans. 20 points (7-14 FG, 4-7 3-pt., 2-4 FT), 4 rebs., 9 assists in 30 mins. 

Jabari Walker - Portland. 14 points (4-8 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 11 rebs., 2 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots in 27 minutes. 

Adonis Arms - Denver. 20 points (8-12 FG, 4-4 3-pt.), 3 rebs., 2 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocked shots in 21 mins. 

Louis King - Phoenix. 14 points (5-9 FG, 4-7 3-pt.), 8 rebounds, 4 assists in 18 mins. 

Gabe Brown - Oklahoma City. 23 points (8-15 FG, 5-12 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 4 rebs., 2 assists in 34 mins. 

Miles McBride - New York. 17 points (4-10 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 7-7 FT), 6 rebs., 3 assists in 30 mins. 

Dereon Seabron - New Orleans. 19 points (6-14 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 8 rebs., 3 assists in 29 mins. 

Jericho Sims - New York. 13 points (4-5 FG, 5-9 FT), 4 rebs., 3 assists, 3 steals in 29 mins. 

Mac McClung - Golden State. 14 points (4-7 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 3 rebounds, 6 assists in 23 mins. 


Jules pushes the buttons Saturday

Jules Bernard of the Detroit Pistons was the most productive player on a winning team across nine NBA Las Vegas Summer games Saturday. The undrafted rookie from UCLA scored 22 points (5-6 FG, 3-3 3-pt., 9-9 FT), grabbed nine rebounds, and dished three assists in just 20 minutes. The Pistons defeated the Orlando Magic 102-86. 

Bernard only missed one shot Saturday. 

Joining Bernard on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for July 16th: 

JT Thor - Charlotte. 28 points (9-14 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 7-8 FT), 3 rebs., 2 assists, 5 steals in 22 mins. 

Kenneth Lofton Jr. - Memphis. 27 points (10-16 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 5-7 FT), 12 rebs., 3 assists, 2 blocked shots in 29 mins. 

Marko Simonovic - Chicago. 26 points (11-15 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 8 rebounds in 28 mins. 

Charlie Moore - Detroit. 21 points (9-14 FG, 3-5 3-pt.), 5 rebs., 8 assists, 2 steals in 28 mins. 

Juhann Begarin - Boston. 25 points (9-17 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 7 rebs., 3 assists, 3 steals in 35 mins. 

David Duke Jr. - Brooklyn. 24 points (9-16 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 5-6 FT), 5 rebounds, 5 assists in 31 mins. 

Tari Eason - Houston. 19 points (7-14 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals in 27 mins. 

JD Davison - Boston. 17 points (8-15 FG, 1-2 3-pt.), 6 rebs., 10 assists in 33 mins. 

Jeriah Horne - Sacramento. 20 points (8-15 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 3 assists in 26 mins. 

Dru Smith - Miami. 22 points (7-13 FG, 3-7 3-pt., 5-5 FT), 2 assists, 2 steals in 29 mins. 

Mfiondu Kabengele - Boston. 18 points (8-12 FG, 2-4 3-pt.), 4 rebounds, 4 blocked shots in 22 mins. 

Friday, July 15, 2022

Murray magnificent again in Summer League

Keegan Murray of the Sacramento Kings was the most productive player on a winning team Friday in competition at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. This is the second time this Summer that Murray notched the "most productive winner" tag. Seven games were contested between the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion. Murray's line of 21 points (8-14 FG, 4-8 3-pt., 1-1 FT), and ten rebounds in 23 minutes helped the Kings dim the Suns 82-69. 

Murray silenced doubters again. 

The Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for July 15th includes Murray and these eleven players: 

Jordan Schakel - Washington. 21 points (7-12 FG, 1-5 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 7 rebs, 5 assists, 2 blocked shots in 24 mins. 

Brandon Boston Jr. - Clippers. 22 points (8-14 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 3-4 FT), 8 rebs, 3 assists, 2 steals in 33 mins. 

Jeff Dowtin - Toronto. 16 points (4-9 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 7-8 FT), 8 rebs., 5 assists, 2 steals in 31 mins. 

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl - Oklahoma City. 15 points, 14 rebounds, 2 assists in 29 minutes. 

Trevelin Queen - Philadelphia. 17 points (5-7 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 5 rebounds, 5 assists in 22 mins. 

Tyrique Jones - New Orleans. 11 points (5-9 FG, 1-1 FT), 13 rebounds, 4 assists in 23 mins. 

Cole Swider - Lakers. 21 points (8-15 FG, 5-11 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 6 rebounds in 23 mins. 

Deividas Sirvydis - New Orleans. 17 points (6-10 FG, 4-7 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 8 rebounds in 27 mins. 

James Wiseman - Golden State. 14 points (4-6 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 5-8 FT), 7 rebounds, 2 assists in 21 mins. 

Jordan Goodwin - Washington. 19 points (7-15 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 3-4 FT), 6 rebs, 2 assists, 3 steals in 27 mins. 

Javante McCoy - Lakers. 14 points (4-11 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 5-6 FT), 4 rebounds, 7 assists in 21 mins. 

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Davison dynamic on Vegas day eight

JD Davison, the 53rd overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft was the most productive player on a winning team across eight Las Vegas NBA Summer League games Thursday. The Boston Celtics guard exploded for 28 points (9-14 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 6-6 FT), five rebounds, ten assists, and three steals in 33 minutes. The Celtics beat the Memphis Grizzlies 108-91. 

JD Davison stood out Thursday. 

Joining Davison on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for July 14th: 

Day`Ron Sharpe - Brooklyn. 20 points (8-10 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 3-5 FT), 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 blocked shots in 27 mins. 

Moses Wright - Dallas. 26 points (10-16 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 5-7 FT), 11 rebs., 3 assists, 2 steals in 25 mins. 

Tommy Kuhse - Orlando. 25 points (11-15 FG, 3-5 3-pt.), 2 rebs., 4 assists, 5 steals in 27 mins. 

Miles McBride - New York. 23 points (9-13 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 4-5 FT), 5 rebs, 5 assists, 3 steals in 29 mins. 

Dalen Terry - Chicago. 20 points (8-12 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 2 steals in 24 mins. 

Lindell Wigginton - Milwaukee. 25 points (8-14 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 7-11 FT) , 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals in 31 mins. 

Trevion Williams - Boston. 11 points (5-6 FG, 1-2 3-pt.), 11 rebounds, 3 assists in 17 mins. 

Jabari Smith Jr. - Houston. 19 points (7-13 FG, 0-5 3-pt., 5-7 FT), 10 rebounds, 2 assists in 28 mins. 

Jericho Sims - New York. 12 points (5-5 FG, 2-5 FT), 10 rebounds in 28 mins. 

Joel Ayayi - Atlanta. 7 points (3-6 FG, 1-1 3-pt.), 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals in 28 mins. 

Kessler Edwards - Brooklyn. 15 points (6-14 FG, 3-5 3-pt.), 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 28 mins. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Go DJ. Wilson grooves Wednesday

DJ Wilson of the Toronto Raptors was the most productive player on a winning team Wednesday in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Wilson, who last week signed a multi-year deal with Toronto, scored 22 points (7-12 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 5-5 FT) and grabbed nine rebounds in 31 minutes. The Raptors defeated the Utah Jazz 80-74. 

DJ Wilson scored 22 Wednesday in a win. 

Joining Wilson on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for July 13, 2022: 

Keegan Murray - Sacramento. 29 points (9-17 FG, 2-7 3-pt., 9-11 FT), 7 rebs, 2 assists, 4 steals in 34 mins. 

Ochai Agbaji - Cleveland. 24 points (7-13 FG, 4-8 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 3 rebounds, 3 steals in 29 mins. 

Deividas Sirvydis - New Orleans. 25 points (9-17 FG, 6-10 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 5 rebounds, 2 steals in 27 mins. 

Sandro Mamukelashvili - Milwaukee. 18 points, 15 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocked shots in 32 mins. 

Bryce McGowans - Charlotte. 24 points (7-10 FG, 5-6 3-pt., 5-6 FT), 2 rebounds in 30 mins. 

Jack White - Denver. 14 points (5-6 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 6 rebs., 2 steals in 17 mins. 

Rayjon Tucker - Milwaukee. 14 points (5-7 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 rebs., 5 assists in 22 mins. 

Tyrique Jones - New Orleans. 9 points (3-6 FG, 3-3 FT), 15 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 23 mins. 

Daeqwon Plowden - New Orleans. 18 points (6-9 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 3-4 FT), 5 rebs, 2 assists in 21 mins. 

Jeff Dowtin - Toronto. 19 points (8-13 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 3 rebounds in 30 mins. 

Mark Williams - Charlotte. 12 points (6-9 FG), 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals in 20 mins. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Aldama alert! Memphis BIG owns Summer League Tuesday

Santi Aldama was off-the-charts efficient while being the most productive player across seven NBA Las Vegas Summer League games Tuesday. Aldama scored 31 points (12-14 FG, 4-5 3-pt., 3-3 FT), grabbed nine rebounds, dished two assists and added two steals in 27 minutes. Aldama was the 30th pick overall in the 2021 NBA Draft. The Grizzlies, 21 year-old, flashed his ability to make shots inside and outside. The Grizzlies set a NBA Summer League record by scoring 120 points in regulation. They destroyed Brooklyn 120-84. 

Aldama looked too good for Summer League Tuesday.

The players that stood out Tuesday to join Aldama on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for July 12, 2022: 

Mfiondu Kabengele - Boston. 20 points (6-11 FG, 1-4 3-pt., 7-9 FT), 13 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocked shots in 28 mins. 

Bennedict Mathurin - Indiana. 20 points (5-9 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 9-10 FT), 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals in 19 mins. 

Carlik Jones - Chicago. 17 points (7-7 FG, 2-2 3-pt, 1-2), 4 rebounds, 5 assists in 21 minutes. 

Justin Jackson - Boston. 24 points (9-14 FG, 5-10 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 rebounds in 29 mins. 

Jerrick Harding - Dallas. 20 points (7-13 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 5 rebounds, 5 assists in 23 mins. 

Cam Thomas - Brooklyn. 29 points (9-19 FG, 0-4 3-pt., 11-13 FT), 3 assists in 27 mins. 

Isaiah Jackson - Indiana. 14 points (7-7 FG, 0-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 blocked shots in 21 mins. 

Ziaire Williams - Memphis. 14 points (6-11 FG, 2-3 3-pt.), 7 rebounds, 8 assists in 21 mins. 

Brodric Thomas - Boston. 18 points (7-12 FG, 4-7 3-pt. 0-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals in 34 mins. 

Terry Taylor - Indiana. 14 points (6-9 FG, 2-3 FT), 9 rebs., 2 assists in 21 mins. 

Tyrese Martin - Atlanta. 21 points (9-14 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 6 rebounds in 25 mins.

Monday, July 11, 2022

Vegas Summer League Day 5. Eason blasts off Monday.

Tari Eason, the 17th pick in round one of the 2022 NBA Draft, was the most productive player on a winning team across six Las Vegas Summer League games Monday. The Houston Rockets player scored 22 points (9-16 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 2-3 FT) to go with 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, and two blocked shots in 29 minutes. The Rockets beat the Spurs 97-84. 

Tari Eason is looking like a steal for the Rockets. 

Others who stood out to make the Hoop Obsession All Summer League Team for Monday: 

Sandro Mamukelashvili - Milwaukee. 28 points (9-19 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 7-10 FT), 9 rebs, 2 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocks in 31 mins. 

Trey Murphy III - New Orleans. 30 points (10-18 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 7-9 FT), 6 rebounds in 33 minutes. 

Jabari Walker - Portland. 22 points (6-8 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 13 rebounds in 26 mins. 

Mfiondu Kabengele - Boston. 15 points (5-8 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 4-5 FT), 11 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocked shots in 26 mins. 

Brodric Thomas - Boston. 14 points (4-8 FG, 4-8 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 8 rebs, 4 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocked shots in 

AJ Lawson - Dallas. 15 points (6-11 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 12 rebs., 2 assists, 2 blocked shots in 33 mins. 

Matt Ryan - Boston. 23 points (7-12 FG, 6-11 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 2 assists, 2 steals in 25 mins. 

Lindell Wigginton - Milwaukee. 24 points (8-13 FG, 3-7 3-pt., 5-7 FT), 5 rebs, 5 assists in 24 mins. 

Chet Holmgren - Oklahoma City. 16 points (7-10 FG, 2-4 3-pt.), 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocked shots in 27 mins. 

Daishen Nix - Houston. 18 points (7-15 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 4 rebounds, 6 assists in 31 minutes. 

Jerrick Harding - Dallas. 18 points (8-14 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 2 assists in 23 mins. 

Sunday, July 10, 2022

Vegas, Day 4. Figueroa, Hornets win in sudden death.

LJ Figueroa was the most productive player on a winning team (Charlotte Hornets) Sunday. Eight NBA Summer League games were contested between the Thomas & Mack Center and the Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, NV. Figueroa did not miss a field goal attempt on his way to 16 points (7-7 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 0-1 FT). He added nine rebounds, five assists, and three steals in 29 minutes. The Hornets defeated the Lakers in sudden death overtime 89-86. 

LJ Figueroa had a hot Sunday. 

Joining Figueroa on the Hoop Obsession All Summer League Team for Sunday, July 10th: 

Mac McClung - Golden State. 22 points (9-15 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 4-5 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals in 29 minutes.  

Cam Thomas - Brooklyn. 27 points (5-17 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 15-15 FT), 3 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals in 31 mins. 

Darius Days - San Antonio. 17 points (5-10 FG, 2-6 3-pt., 5-5 FT), 12 rebounds, 2 steals in 23 mins. 

Santi Aldama - Memphis. 22 points (11-22 FG, 0-4 3-pt.), 8 rebs., 6 steals, 2 blocked shots in 29 mins. 

Miles McBride - New York. 14 points (6-8 FG, 2-4 3-pt.), 3 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals in 24 mins. 

Cassius Winston - Philadelphia. 16 points (7-11 FG, 2-4 3-pt.), 5 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals in 31 mins. 

Quentin Grimes - New York. 24 points (7-14 FG, 4-9 3-pt., 5-6 FT), 4 rebounds, 4 assists in 23 mins. 

Neemias Queta - Sacramento. 12 points (5-6 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 4 blocked shots in 17 mins. 

Vernon Carey Jr. - Washington. 15 points (4-9 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 7-7 FT), 11 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 19 mins. 

Cole Swider - Lakers. 21 points (6-10 FG, 5-8 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 4 rebounds in 31 mins. 

Keegan Murray - Sacramento. 22 points (7-16 FG, 4-12 3-pt., 5-6 FT), 2 rebounds, 3 assists in 34 mins. 


Saturday, July 9, 2022

Watford blazes Saturday in Vegas

Trendon Watford of the Portland Trailblazers was the most productive player on a winning team Saturday in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Watford scored 17 points (6-12 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 4-4 FT), to go with 11 rebounds, and five assists in 31 minutes. Watford will be a second year NBA player in 2022-23. He went undrafted in the 2021 NBA Draft. The Blazers defeated the Pelicans 85-68.

Watford showcased his versatile game Saturday. 

Joining Watford on the Hoop Obsession All Summer League Team for Saturday, July 9th: 

Neemias Queta - Sacramento. 23 points (8-12 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 6-10 FT), 8 rebs., 3 assists in 30 mins. 

Isaiah Joe - Philadelphia. 24 points (8-14 FG, 7-9 3-pt., 1-4 FT), 3 rebs, 4 assists, 2 steals in 32 mins. 

Armoni Brooks - Toronto. 25 points (9-18 FG, 5-12 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 7 rebounds, 2 assists (zero turnovers) in 26 minutes.

Isaiah Livers - Detroit. 20 points (5-8 FG, 4-5 3-pt., 6-7 FT), 5 rebounds in 30 mins. 

Trey Murphy III - New Orleans. 23 points (7-16 FG, 1-9 3-pt., 8-8 FT), 8 rebs, 4 steals in 30 mins. 

Jordan Schakel - Washington. 24 points (6-15 FG, 3-8 3-pt., 9-9 FT), 4 rebounds, 3 steals in 26 mins. 

Dalano Banton - Toronto. 21 points (6-11 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 7-9 FT), 7 rebounds, 5 assists in 30 mins. 

Jordan Goodwin - Washington. 20 points (8-13 FG, 2-4 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds in 21 mins. 

Jalen Duren - Detroit. 13 points (4-5 FG, 5-7 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists in 26 mins. 

Braxton Key - Detroit. 14 points (6-8 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 4 assists in 27 mins. 

Keon Ellis - Sacramento. 15 points (5-8 FG, 5-6 3-pt.), 4 assists, 0 turnovers in 33 mins. 

Friday, July 8, 2022

Las Vegas Day 2. Simonovic shines for Chicago.

Marko Simonovic of the Chicago Bulls was the most productive player on a winning team Friday, across seven games in the Las Vegas NBA Summer League. The 22 year-old BIG was the 44th player taken overall in the 2020 NBA Draft. Simonovic scored 27 points (10-19 FG, 0-3 3-pt. 7-8 FT), snared 13 rebounds, and swatted three shots in the Bulls exciting 100-99 overtime win against the Dallas Mavericks. Simonovic made crucial plays down the stretch, including the game winning free throw. 

Simonovic did it all Friday. 

Others who stood out to make the Hoop Obsession All Summer League for Friday, July 8th: 

Moses Moody - Golden State. 34 points (8-13 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 15-17 FT), 5 rebs. 2 blocked shots in 27 mins. 

Amar Sylla - Cleveland. 19 points (7-7 FG, 5-5 FT), 8 rebounds in 19 mins. 

A.J. Lawson - Dallas. 28 points (10-16 FG, 6-11 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 5 rebounds in 30 mins. 

Josh Minott - Minnesota. 22 points (8-15 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 10 rebs. 3 assists in 25 mins. 

LJ Figueroa - Charlotte. 16 points (6-6 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 2 assists in 22 mins. 

Jericho Sims - New York. 16 points (7-8 FG, 2-3 FT), 10 rebs, 2 blocked shots in 28 mins. 

Quentin Grimes - New York. 24 points (8-21 FG, 4-14 3-pt., 4-6 FT), , 4 rebs, 8 assists, 2 steals in 38 mins. 

Collin Gillespie - Denver. 11 points (4-6 FG, 1-3 3-pt. 2-2 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals, 0 turnovers in 30 mins.  

Malcolm Hill - Chicago. 18 points (4-6 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 8-10 FT), 6 rebs, 2 assists, 2 steals in 27 mins. 

Chris Duarte - Indiana. 16 points (3-7 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 9-9 FT), 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 0 turnovers in 25 mins. 

Ish Wainright - Phoenix. 17 points %-9 FG, 5-9 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 3 assists in 24 mins. 

Hey Joe! Isaiah Joe lights up Summer League.

Isaiah Joe of the Philadelphia 76'ers was the most productive player on a winning team across four NBA Summer League Games Thursday. Joe, a 2020 second round pick (49th overall), scored 19 points (6-12 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 3-3 FT), to go with four rebounds, two assists, and four steals in 27 minutes. The Sixers edged Oklahoma City 80-79 in Salt Lake City, UT. Action also tipped off in Las Vegas with a variety of young talent gracing the Thomas & Mack Center floor. The first, third, and fifth picks in the 2022 NBA Draft were all on display. 

Isaiah Joe has a pure jump shot.  

Joining Joe on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for Thursday, July 7, 2022: 

Jared Butler - Utah. 22 points (8-21 FG, 4-15 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 7 assists in 28 mins. 

Isaiah Stewart - Detroit. 13 points (4-6 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 9 rebounds in 27 mins. 

Bruno Caboclo - Utah. 17 points (6-13 FG, 1-5 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 7 rebounds, 3 blocked shots in 19 mins. 

Kofi Cockburn - Utah. 12 points (5-6 FG, 2-6 FT), 9 rebounds, 2 assists in 21 mins.

Caleb Houstan - Orlando. 20 points (7-12 FG, 5-9 3-pt. 1-1 FT), 6 rebounds in 27 mins. 

Jaden Ivey - Detroit. 20 points (6-14 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 6 rebounds, 6 assists in 32 mins. 

Paolo Banchero - Orlando. 17 points (5-12 FG, 2-3 3-pt. 5-5 FT), 4 rebounds, 6 assists in 25 mins. 

Xavier Tillman - Memphis. 10 points (5-14 FG, 0-3 3-pt.), 13 rebounds, 4 assists in 28 mins. 

Killian Hayes - Pistons. 7 points (2-4 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 3 rebounds, 4 assists in 22 mins.  

TyTy Washington - Houston. 7 points (2-6 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 3 assists in 27 mins. 

Vit Krejci - Oklahoma City. 5 points (2-3 FG, 1-2 3-pt.), 2 assists in 11 mins.