Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Kings win Summer League, Matt Morgan shines for Raptors

The 2021 NBA Las Vegas Summer League closed Tuesday with the Sacramento Kings (pictured below) crushing the Boston Celtics 100-67 in the Championship game. Individually, it was a good day for Matt Morgan of the Toronto Raptors. The undrafted guard (2019) currently plays for the Raptors G-League team, (The 905). Morgan scored 24 points (9-12 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 2-3 FT), and dished five assists in 21 minutes in the Raptors win. 

Joining Morgan on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for Tuesday, August 17th...

Trevelin Queen - Lakers. 21 points (8-16 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 steals in 18 minutes. SF1

Armoni Brooks - Houston. 30 points (10-19 FG, 9-17 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists in 30 mins. SG2

Micah Potter - Miami. 15 points (7-12 FG, 1-4 3-pt.), 10 rebounds, 5 blocked shots in 24 mins. C1

Jarell Martin - Utah. 23 points (8-13 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 6-7 FT), 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals in 35 mins. SF2

Josh Christopher - Houston. 20 points (8-14 FG, 2-7 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals in 26 mins. SG3

Justin Anderson - Houston. 19 points (8-16 FG, 1-7 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 blocked shots in 22 mins. SF3

Usman Garuba - Houston. 8 points (3-5 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 2-5 FT), 10 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 steals in 25 mins. C2

Emmanuel Mudiay - Portland. 14 points (6-11 FG, 2-3 3-pt.), 7 rebounds, 8 assists in 26 mins. PG1

Daulton Hommes - New Orleans. 17 points (7-13 FG, 3-4 3-pt.), 5 rebounds, 2 steals in 24 mins. PF1

Carlik Jones - Dallas. 21 points (6-14 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 7-7 FT), 6 rebounds, 5 assists in 33 mins. PG2

Greg Brown - Portland. 13 points (6-7 FG, 0-1 3-pt, 1-2 FT), 8 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 26 mins. 

Monday, August 16, 2021

Consolation Day in Vegas, Sarr does it again

For the second day in a row, Olivier Sarr (pictured below) was the most efficient player on a winning team in 2021 Las Vegas NBA Summer League play. The undrafted rookie from Kentucky scored 18 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and distributed three assists in 24 minutes in the Memphis Grizzlies 104-95 victory over the L.A. Clippers. 

Joining Sarr on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for Consolation Day 2021...

Kyle Alexander - Phoenix. 18 points (8-12 FG, 0-0 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 14 rebounds, 3 blocked shots in 23 mins. C2

Josh Hall - Oklahoma City. 17 points (5-8 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 7-7 FT), 7 rebounds in 21 mins. C3

Emmitt Williams - Oklahoma City. 14 points (6-6 FG, 2-2 3-pt.), 5 rebounds in 19 mins. PF1

Javin DeLaurier - Atlanta. 18 points (7-9 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 3-5 FT), 7 rebounds, 3 blocked shots in 27 mins. PF2

Hassani Gravett - Orlando. 19 points (7-11 FG, 2-6 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 4 rebounds in 19 mins. SG1

Cassius Stanley - Indiana. 19 points (7-10 FG, 3-4 3-pt, 2-4 FT), 7 rebounds in 26 mins. SF1

Quentin Grimes - New York. 26 points (10-17 FG, 6-12 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists in 28 mins. SG2

Sandro Mamukelashvili - Milwaukee. 20 points (8-12 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 7 rebounds in 22 mins. PF3

Sam Merrill - Memphis. 20 points (8-16 FG, 3-7 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 5 rebounds, 3 assists in 22 mins. PG1

D'Mitrik Trice - Milwaukee. 24 points (10-16 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 assists in 26 mins. PG2

Tre Scott - Cleveland. 16 points (7-11 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 0-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 4 steals in 25 mins. 

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Vegas Day Eight, Sarr makes his case

08/15/21 ...Olivier Sarr was the most efficient player on a winning team Sunday during play in the 2021 NBA Las Vegas Summer League.  The undrafted Center from Kentucky scored 15 points (6-9 FG, 3-3 FT) and grabbed six rebounds in just 17 minutes as the Memphis Grizzlies dumped the Chicago Bulls 96-91.  

Joining Sarr on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for Day Eight... 

Paul Reed - Philadelphia. 27 points (11-17 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 20 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals, 4 blocked shots in 34 minutes. PF1

Yante Maten - Orlando. 18 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocked shots in 21 minutes. PF2

Mason Jones - Washington. 14 points (3-7 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 7-8 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals in 17 mins. SG1

Udoka Azubuike - Utah. 18 points (6-8 FG, 6-11 FT), 10 rebounds, 3 steals, in 26 mins. C2

Cam Thomas - Brooklyn. 36 points (11-25 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 11-11 FT), 2 steals in 27 mins. SG2

Trey Murphy - New Orleans. 22 points (8-12 FG, 4-7 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 30 mins. SF1

Louis King - Sacramento. 18 points (5-9 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 3 steals in 23 mins. SF2

Emanuel Terry - Sacramento. 13 points (6-8 FG, 1-3 FT), 8 rebounds in 19 mins. C3

Marko Simonovic - Chicago. 14 points (7-13 FG, 0-2 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 6 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals in 24 mins. C4

Sam Merrill - Memphis. 12 points (5-11 FG, 2-6 3-pt.), 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals in 23 mins. 

Jason Preston - Clippers. 16 points (7-10 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 5 assists in 26 mins. 

Day Seven, Garza goes off

Luka Garza (pictured below), the Detroit Pistons second round pick (52nd overall) was the most efficient player Saturday at the 2021 NBA Las Vegas Summer League. The 6'11" BIG man from Iowa scored 20 points (6-12 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 5-5 FT), grabbed 14 rebounds and delivered three assists in the Pistons 103-86 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. 

Joining Garza on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for day seven...

DeJon Jarreau - Miami. 14 points (4-6 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 4-5 FT), 8 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals, 0 turnovers in 27 mins.  

Bruno Fernando - Boston. 9 points (3-5 FG, 3-5 FT), 11 rebounds, 3 assists in 16 mins.  

Skylar Mays - Atlanta. 26 points (7-17 FG, 2-6 3-pt., 10-10 FT), 4 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 steals in 30 mins.  

Jalen Johnson - Atlanta. 25 points (9-15 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 29 mins.  

Tres Tinkle - Lakers. 13 points (5-9 FG, 0-2 3-pt., 3-4 FT), 9 rebounds in 20 mins.  

Jaylen Hoard - Oklahoma City. 16 points (7-9 FG, 2-2 3-pt.), 5 rebounds in 22 mins.  

Kyle Alexander - Phoenix. 14 points (4-6 FG, 6-6 FT), 9 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 25 mins.  

Matt Ryan - Cleveland. 16 points (6-10 FG, 4-7 3-pt.), 7 rebounds in 23 mins.  

Lamar Stevens - Cleveland. 21 points (9-16 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 2-4 FT), 7 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 27 mins.  

Bones Hyland - Denver. 28 points (9-17 FG, 5-8 3-pt., 5-7 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 assists in 33 mins. 

Xavier Sneed - Charlotte. 13 points (5-7 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 0-2 FT), 4 rebounds in 18 mins. 

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Vegas Day Six, Moody makes sure you know his name.

08/13/2021 - Moses Moody (pictured below) was the most efficient player on a winning team during play Friday in the 2021 NBA Las Vegas Summer League. The Golden State Warriors rookie was the 14th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. Moody scored 22 points (8-14 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 3-3 FT), and added two steals in 23 minutes. The Warriors beat the summer version of the Oklahoma City Thunder, 94-84. 

Along with Moody, the following players made the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for Friday the 13th...

Obi Toppin - New York. 31 points (13-20 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 3-4 FT), 9 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots in 37 mins.  

Gary Payton II - Golden State. 10 points (4-4 FG, 2-2 3-pt.), 8 rebounds, six assists, 3 steals, 0 turnovers in 26 minutes.  

Trent Forrest - Utah. 19 points (8-12 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 10 rebounds, 6 assists in 30 mins.  

Cade Cunningham - Detroit. 24 points (8-14 FG, 7-10 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 3 assists in 28 mins.  

Udoka Azubuike - Utah. 18 points (8-8 FG, 2-6 FT), 9 rebounds in 27 mins.  

Kira Lewis Jr. - New Orleans. 22 points (7-11 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 6-6 FT) in 26 minutes. 

Isaiah Hicks - Clippers. 8 points (4-6 FG, 0-1 FT), 10 rebounds in 17 minutes.  

Elijah Hughes - Utah. 17 points (5-8 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 4 assists, 2 steals in 25 mins.  

Jahmi'us Ramsey - Sacramento. 19 points (5-9 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 3 steals in 26 mins.  

Jaden McDaniels - Minnesota. 17 points (7-12 FG, 2-6 3-pt, 1-1 FT), 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 25 mins.  

Trevelin Queen - Lakers. 12 points (4-9 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 4-5 FT), 4 rebounds, 2 steals in 16 mins. 

Friday, August 13, 2021

Tre Jones heroic on Day Five

08/12/21 Las Vegas, NV. ...Tre Jones (pictured below) of the San Antonio Spurs was the most efficient player across eight Thursday games in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. The second-year Point Guard scored 34 points (12-20 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 9-9 FT), while pulling in eight rebounds, and dishing nine assists in 29 minutes. The Spurs beat the Charlotte Hornets 106 to 105. 

Joining Jones on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for day five...

Caleb Agada - Denver. 10 points (4-4 FG, 2-2 3-pt.), 4 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals in 16 mins.  

Sam Hauser - Boston. 21 points (7-12 FG, 6-10 3-pt. 1-1 FT), 4 rebounds, and 7 assists in 26 minutes.  

Cassius Stanley - Indiana. 12 points (5-8 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 0-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals in 17 mins. 

Ish Wainright - Toronto. 20 points (7-12 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 4 steals, and 2 blocked shots in 29 mins.  

Tyrese Maxey - Philadelphia. 31 points (11-23 FG, 1-8 3-pt., 8-8 FT), 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocked shots in 33 mins.  

Kyle Alexander - Phoenix. 15 points (6-8 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 8 rebounds in 24 minutes.  

Payton Pritchard - Boston. 17 points (6-9 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 4 rebounds, 9 assists, 3 steals in 29 mins.  

Jaime Echenique - Washington. 17 points (6-10 FG, 5-8 FT), 4 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots in 21 mins.  

Paul Reed - Philadelphia. 20 points (8-14 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 4-5 FT), 12 rebounds, 2 steals in 31 mins.  

Chris Duarte - Indiana. 19 points (7-15 FG, 3-8 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 6 assists, 4 steals, 4 blocked shots in 26 mins.  

Joe Wieskamp - Spurs. 17 points (6-13 FG, 3-9 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 7 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 28 mins. 

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Deuces Wild! McBride cashes in

08/11/21 Las Vegas, NV.  ...Miles "Deuce" McBride was the star of stars on a wild Wednesday in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Two sudden-death, double overtime games highlighted play. Miami beat Memphis on a Max Strus deep three-pointer. Utah earned a victory over Dallas with a sudden death free throw made by Trent Forrest. 

Miles "Deuce" McBride

McBride's performance, however, upstaged the fantastic finishes. The New York Knicks 2021 second round pick (36th overall) scored 22 points (7-9 FG, 6-6 3-pt., 2-2 FT), while grabbing seven rebounds, and dishing five assists in 28 minutes off the bench. The Knicks beat the summer version of the Los Angeles Lakers 91-82. 

Joining McBride on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for day four...

Joel Ayayi - Lakers. 11 points (4-5 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 5 assists, 0 turnovers in 17 minutes.  

D.J. Hogg - Orlando. 15 points (5-8 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 6 rebounds in 19 minutes.  

Steven Enoch - Milwaukee. 15 points (4-5 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 6-8 FT), 4 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 21 minutes.  

Gary Payton II - Golden State. 22 points (5-6 FG, 3-3 3-pt.), 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals in 26 minutes.  

Day'Ron Sharpe - Brooklyn. 11 points (5-7 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 1-3 FT), 8 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 17 minutes.  

Omer Yurtseven - Miami. 23 points (10-19 FG, 1-6 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, 4 blocked shots in 34 mins.  

Trevon Bluiett - Cleveland. 14 points (5-7 FG, 4-6 3-pt.), 4 rebounds in 23 minutes.  

MaCio Teague - Utah. 13 points (5-8 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 3 rebounds in 17 minutes.  

Eugene Omoruyi - Dallas. 16 points (4-6 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 7-10 FT), 8 rebounds in 30 minutes.  

Dalano Banton - Toronto. 10 points (4-10 FG, 0-2 3-pt, 2-4 FT), 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots in 23 mins. 

Sean McDermott - Memphis. 19 points (7-9 FG, 4-5 3-pt., 1-2 FT) in 29 minutes.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Nesmith puts on shooting display on day three

Aaron Nesmith (pictured below) was the most efficient player on the third day of play in the 2021 NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Nesmith scored 33 points (13-18 FG, 7-9 3-pt.) while grabbing seven rebounds in the Boston Celtics 107-82 victory over the Denver Nuggets.  The second year pro looked every bit like the sniper he was in college in 2019-20. 


The rest of The Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team for day three in Las Vegas...

Payton Pritchard - Boston. 21 points (6-10 FG, 4-5 3-pt., 5-5 FT), 8 rebounds, 12 assists in 25 minutes.  

Bol Bol - Denver. 26 points (8-12 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 7-10 FT), 9 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 24 mins.  

Luka Garza - Detroit. 15 points (5-6 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 3 rebounds in 16 mins.  

Isaiah Jackson - Indiana. 13 points (5-9 FG, 3-4 FT), 12 rebounds in 17 minutes.  

Alperen Sengun - Houston. 21 points (8-14 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 4-6 FT), 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 blocked shots in 25 mins.  

Emmanuel Mudiay - Portland. 14 points (6-9 FG, 2-3 3-pt.), 4 assists in 17 mins.  

Jaylen Morris - San Antonio. 20 points (8-11 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 5 rebounds in 23 mins.  

Malik Newman - San Antonio. 19 points (8-15 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 6 rebounds, 4 assists in 25 mins.  

Jalen Green - Houston. 25 points (6-11 FG, 3-5 3-pt., 10-11 FT), 5 rebounds, 3 assists in 30 minutes.  

Louis King - Sacramento. 16 points (6-13 FG, 4-6 3-pt.), 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 22 minutes.  

Patrick Williams - Chicago. 30 points (10-23 FG, 4-7 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 7 rebounds in 34 minutes. 

Monday, August 9, 2021

Trey Murphy Stars on Day Two in Vegas

 08/09/21 - Las Vegas, NV. ...Trey Murphy (pictured below) emerged as the Hoop Obsession Player of the Day in the second batch of action during the 2021 NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Murphy had 26 points (FG, 3-pt., FT), along with 9 rebounds in 28 minutes. 



Joining Murphy on the All-Summer League team for day two: 

Duane Washington - Indiana. 23 points (8-9 FG, 5-5 3-pt., 2-2 FT) in 21 minutes.  

Desmond Bane - Memphis. 26 points (10-19 FG, 6-8 3-pt., 6-8 FT), 4 assists, 2 steals in 29 mins. 

Immanuel Quickley - New York. 32 points (11-21 FG, 4-12 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 8 assists, 2 steals in 33 mins.  

Janis Timma - Orlando. 11 points (4-7 FG, 3-5 3-pt.), 6 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 16 mins.  

Paul White - Utah. 10 points (4-4 FG, 2-2 3-pt.) in 17 mins.  

Tyrese Maxey - Philadelphia. 24 points (8-15 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals in 25 mins.  

Kyle Guy - Golden State. 15 points (4-10 FG, 3-7 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 3 assists, 2 steals in 17 mins.  

Jaylen Morris - San Antonio. 12 points (5-6 FG, 2-3 3-pt.) in 19 mins.  

Xavier Tillman - Memphis. 15 points (4-6 FG, 1-3 3-pt., 6-10 FT), 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 3 blocked shots in 29 mins.  

Nathan Knight - Minnesota. 19 points (7-12 FG, 1-4 3-pt., 4-5 FT), 9 rebounds in 26 mins.  

Cam Oliver - Golden State. 9 points (4-6 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 6 rebounds in 16 mins. 

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Vegas Day One


08/08/21 - Las Vegas, NV
. ...Antonio Blakeney of the Portland Trailblazers was the most efficient player on a winning team, earning Hoop Obsession Player of the Day honors. Seven games were contested on the opening day of action in the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Blakeney scored 27 points in just 18 minutes. He shot 9-10 FG, 2-3 3-pt., and 7-7 FT in the Blazers victory over Charlotte. ...All games were played on the UNLV campus. ...The Washington / Indiana game was canceled due to issues with Covid for the Wizards. Also noteworthy was the rolled left ankle for Josh Giddey (video below), a 2021 Oklahoma City lottery pick. He started, and played five minutes before the injury. 

Joining Blakeney on the Hoop Obsession All-Summer League team for Day One... 

LiAngelo Ball - Charlotte. 16 points (5-10 FG, 5-8 3-pt., 1-1 FT),  2 steals in 16 mins.  

RJ Nembhard - Miami. 18 points (8-12 FG, 2-3 3-pt.), 6 rebounds, 2 steals in 23 mins.  

George King - Portland. 17 points (6-8 FG, 5-6 3-pt.), 4 rebounds, 3 steals in 24 mins. 

Jalen Johnson - Atlanta. 20 points (8-12 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 3-5 FT), 10 rebounds in 25 mins.  

Malachi Flynn - Toronto. 23 points (8-13 FG, 4-5 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 6 rebounds in 27 mins.  

Jericho Sims - New York. 12 points (6-6 FG), 8 rebounds in 22 mins.  

Matt Morgan - Toronto. 11 points (4-7 FG, 3-6 3-pt.), 3 rebounds, 4 assists in 17 mins.  

Alperen Sengun - Houston. 15 points (3-10 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 9-14 FT), 15 rebounds, 3 assists, 4 blocks in 27 mins.  

Payton Pritchard - Boston. 23 points (7-18 FG, 7-15 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 5 rebounds, 5 assists in 31 minutes.  

DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell - Atlanta. 13 points (6-9 FG, 1-3 3-pt.), 8 rebounds, 2 steals in 27 mins.  

Lamar Stevens - Cleveland. 15 points (6-11 FG, 1-2 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 9 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 29 mins.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Jalen Adams closes Winter Showcase with a big performance

The Salt Lake City Stars (Utah Jazz) were crowned NBA G-League Winter Showcase champions Sunday. Salt Lake City defeated the Grand Rapids Drive (Detroit Pistons) 91-88 in overtime at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Members of the Stars will split the $100,000 first place prize. Salt Lake City is riding a 13-game winning streak. 

Jalen Adams was the most efficient player (per-minute) on a winning team during the final day of play at the Showcase. Adams, of the Erie Bayhawks (Pelicans affiliate), scored 37 points (15-21 FG, 4-6 3-pt., 2-2 FT), with nine rebounds and four assists in 33 minutes. Erie defeated Greensboro 112-102. (Jalen Adams is not to be confused with Jaylen Adams of the Wisconsin Herd), 

Joining Jalen Adams on the Hoop Obsession All- G League Winter Showcase team for Sunday, December 22, 2019...

Jon Konchar - Memphis. 33 points (14-19 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 16 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals in 33 mins. 

Kavell Bigby-Williams - Erie. 15 points (7-9 FG, 1-1 3-pt.), 10 rebounds, 3 blocked shots in 20 mins. 

Kyle Alexander - Sioux Falls. 16 points (8-10 FG), 11 rebounds, in 25 mins. 

Juwan Morgan - Salt Lake City. 18 points (7-10 FG, 2-2 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 33 mins. 

Johnathan Motley - Agua Caliente. 28 points (8-19 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 5-5 FT),  9 rebounds in 27 mins. 

D.J. Hogg - Wisconsin. 24 points (8-14 FG, 5-10 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 8 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots in 37 mins. 

Zak Irvin - Westchester. 12 points (4-4 FG, 2-2 FT), 9 rebounds in 26 mins. 

Donta Hall - Grand Rapids. 21 points (8-11 FG, 3-3 FT), 10 rebounds, 2 steals in 37 mins.

Alen Smailagic - Santa Cruz. 24 points (8-14 FG, 1-5 3-pt., 4-4 FT), 4 rebounds, 2 steals in 29 mins. 

Devin Robinson - Raptors 905. 18 points (7-11 FG, 0-3 3-pt., 2-3 FT), 4 rebounds, 3 assists in 25 mins. 

Daryl Macon - Sioux Falls. 25 points (7-12 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 6-7 FT), 3 rebounds, 2 assists in 32 mins.

Eubanks stars on Day Three of Winter Showcase.

PJ Dozier is a nice prospect
Drew Eubanks was the most efficient player (per minute), on a winning team during NBA G-League basketball action Saturday at the Winter Showcase. Eubanks scored 31 points (12-17 FG, 5-6 FT), grabbed 12 rebounds to go with 3 steals, and 3 blocked shots in 31 minutes. His Austin Spurs defeated the Capital City Go Go 111-96 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center (where all games are being played). 

Joining Eubanks on the Hoop Obsession All-G League Winter Showcase Team for December 21st...

Devontae Cacok - South Bay. 32 points (16-25 FG), 16 rebounds in 26 mins. 

Gabe Vincent - Stockton. 35 points (12-17 FG, 9-14 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 rebounds, 3 assists in 28 mins. 

C.J. Williams - Long Island. 25 points (7-9 FG, 6-6 3-pt, 2-2 FT), 9 rebounds, 4 assists, in 31 mins. 

Tyler Cook - Canton. 23 points (8-11 FG, 4-7 FT), 10 rebounds, 5 assists in 26 mins. 

Christ Koumadje - Delaware. 10 points (5-8 FG), 11 rebounds, 2 steals, and 3 blocked shots in 20 mins. 

Dedric Lawson - Austin. 21 points (9-12 FG, 3-5 3-pt.), 6 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 29 mins. 

Moses Brown - Texas. 16 points (7-9 FG, 1-3 FT), 10 rebounds, in 21 mins. 

Kaiser Gates - Maine. 17 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 blocked shots in 31 mins. 

Zhaire Smith - Delaware. 19 points (7-13 FG, 2-7 3-pt., 2-2 FT), 4 rebounds in 27 mins. 

Aaron Epps - Northern Arizona. 14 points (5-11 FG, 4-8 3-pt.), 9 rebounds in 23 mins. 

Jaylen Hands - Long Island. 23 points (8-15 FG, 5-9 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 3 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals in 32 mins. 

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Rabb rolls to big day at Winter Showcase

Rabb should be in the NBA full-time. 
Ivan Rabb was the most efficient player (per minute) Friday at the NBA G-League Winter Showcase. The Westchester Knicks' power forward scored 18 points (7-14 FG, 2-3 3-pt., 1-1 FT), grabbed 15 rebounds, and 3 assists in just 24 minutes. The Knicks destroyed the the Greensboro Swarm 120-91 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, which is hosting all games. 

Other G-League Winter Showcase standout performances were turned in Friday by...

Henry Ellenson - Long Island. 33 points (14-19 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 12 rebounds and 3 assists in 39 mins.

Juwan Morgan - Salt Lake City. 26 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots in 30 mins. 

Lamar Peters - Westchester. 23 points (8-12 FG, 7-9 3-pt.), 6 rebounds, 4 assists in 25 mins. 

Kavell Bigby-Williams - Erie. 16 points (7-10 FG, 1-1 FT) and 8 rebounds in 22 mins. 

Justin Patton - Oklahoma City. 9 points (2-6 FG, 1-2 3pt., 2-2 FT), 13 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 blocked shots in 26 mins. 

Thomas Welsh - Greensboro. 13 points (5-9 FG, 3-5 3-pt.), 12 rebounds, and 3 blocked shots in 25 mins. 

Juan Toscano-Anderson - Santa Cruz. 12 points (5-12 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 14 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals in 30 mins. 

Brian Bowen II - Fort Wayne. 21 points (4-13 FG, 3-7 3-pt., 6-6 FT), 9 rebounds, and 4 steals in 34 mins.

Norense Odiase - Northern Arizona. 8 points, (3-5 FG, 1-1 FT) 11 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocked shots in 28 mins. 

Nigel Williams-Goss - Salt Lake City. 22 points (8-14 FG, 2-5 3-pt., 2-3 FT) , 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals in 35 mins. 

Andrew White III - Westchester. 15 points (6-11 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals in 29 mins. 

Friday, December 20, 2019

Swanigan stands out on Day One of Winter Showcase

Swanigan on assignment from Sacramento. 
Caleb Swanigan of the Stockton Kings was the most efficient player (per-minute) on the opening day of the G-League Winter Showcase. The 22 year-old pivot scored 16 points (7-10 FG, 2-3 FT), and grabbed 13 rebounds off the bench, in 22 minutes. The Kings defeated the Delaware Blue Coats, in overtime 127-120 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. 

Joining Swanigan on the Hoop Obsession All Winter Showcase Team for Thursday, December 19, 2019...

John Bohannon - Maine. 16 points (8-8 FG), 8 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 23 minutes. 

Cristiano Felicio - Windy City. 25 points (10-11 FG, 3-4 FT), 10 rebounds in 31 minutes. 

Shake Milton - Delaware. 27 points (8-13 FG, 3-7 3-pt., 5-5 FT), 6 rebounds, 6 assists in 28 minutes. 

Naz Reid - Iowa. 19 points (8-10 FG, 3-4 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 12 rebounds, 4 assists in 31 minutes. 

Johnathan Motley - Agua Caliente. 32 points (14-23 FG, 0-2 3-pt., 3-3 FT), 7 rebounds, 2 steals, 5 blocked shots in 34 minutes. 

PJ Dozier - Windy City. 26 points (7-16 FG, 1-6 3-pt., 5-6 FT), 11 rebounds, 7 assists in 31 minutes. 

Kenny Gabriel - College Park. 19 points (7-11 FG, 5-7 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 9 rebounds, 3 assists in 27 minutes. 

Gary Payton II - South Bay. 21 points (10-16 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 11 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals in 37 minutes. 

Dedric Lawson - Austin. 15 points (7-9 FG, 1-1 3-pt., 0-1 FT), 3 rebounds, 4 blocked shots in 24 minutes. 

James Webb III - Iowa. 12 points (5-11 FG, 2-6 3-pt.), 10 rebounds in 20 minutes. 

Tremont Waters - Maine. 27 points (11-20 FG, 3-9 3-pt., 1-2 FT), 9 assists. 5 steals in 37 minutes. 

Monday, July 15, 2019

Brandon Clarke stands out in semifinals

Brandon Clarke 
Brandon Clarke, the 21st pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, was the most efficient player Sunday during the semifinals of the NBA Las Vegas Summer League. Clarke scored 23 points (7-10 FG, 0-2 3-pt., 9-11 FT), and grabbed 14 rebounds in 24 minutes for the Memphis Grizzlies. Clarke also had the winning basket, a double-pump dunk!  The Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans in overtime 88-86. 

In second semifinal game, Minnesota beat Brooklyn 85-77. With only two games on the schedule Sunday, our Hoop Obsession All-Summer League Team includes just five players. Joining Clarke...

Amida Brimah - Brooklyn. 12 points, 10 rebounds, 4 blocked shots in 19 mins. 

Naz Reid - Minnesota. 20 points, 6 rebounds, 3 blocked shots in 19 mins.

Trevon Bluiett - New Orleans. 16 points (6-11 FG, 3-6 3-pt., 1-1 FT), 5 rebounds in 21 mins. 

Jarrett Allen - Brooklyn. 15 points (7-12 FG, 0-1 3-pt., 1-3 FT), 14 rebounds, 2 blocked shots in 20 mins.