2019 NBA Summer League standouts: Day 11
NBA.com Global on Jul 13, 2019 01:07 PM
FILE - Los Angeles Lakers' Jordan Caroline drives into New York Knicks' Zak Irvin during the second half of an NBA summer league basketball game Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
A look at top performers from Day 8 of the action in Las Vegas and Day 11 of the overall Summer League:
Malik Newman, Cleveland Cavaliers
The Cavaliers guard helped Cleveland end its 2019 Summer League on the right note. Newman scored 33 points on 64 percent shooting in the Cavs’ 98-96 overtime win over the Kings. A member of the Cavaliers’ G League team, Newman shot 4-for-6 from the perimeter as part of his outburst.
Alize Johnson and DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell, Indiana Pacers
The Pacers wrapped up their summer contests with a victory thanks to the brilliant performances from Johnson and Akoon-Purcell. Johnson registered 25 points and 13 rebounds while Akoon-Purcell collected 24 points and 10 rebounds, leading Indiana to 86-75 win over LA.
Jordan Caroline, Los Angeles Lakers
An aggressive Caroline stole the show as the Lakers mounted a 25-point comeback to knock off the Warriors. He dropped 20 points on an efficient 7-for-8 shooting from the field to close out a solid Summer League campaign.
Lindell Wigginton and Chris Boucher, Toronto Raptors
The Toronto tandem combined for 50 points on 70 percent shooting, leaving a lasting impression in Las Vegas. Wigginton dropped 26 points and Boucher, who finished Summer League as a top-five scorer, added 24 in the Raptors’ 108-102 loss to the 76ers.
Gary Trent Jr., Portland Trail Blazers
Trent Jr. continued his impressive summer and powered the Blazers to a 99-84 triumph over the Bucks. The 20-year-old swingman scored a game-high 28 points and hauled in eight rebounds.