Sacramento Summer League 2018: Monday Scores, Stats, Highlights and Reaction
The inaugural Sacramento Summer League tipped off Monday night with two games at Golden 1 Center.
The Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat opposed one another in the opening game, with the Sacramento Kings displaying their young squad—headlined by No. 2 overall pick Marvin Bagley III—against the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Below is a brief recap for how the night unfolded.
Derrick Jones Jr.’s Big Night Encouraging Sign for Heat
Derrick Jones Jr. appeared in 14 games for the Heat in 2017-18, so summer league is an opportunity for the 21-year-old to play himself into a bigger role with Miami next season.ones looked good in a losing effort, scoring 24 points and collecting 11 rebounds as the Heat lost 79-68 to the Warriors. Jones is 6-of-29 on three-pointers over two years in the NBA, so Miami will be particularly happy to see him go 4-of-5 cheap authentic nfl jerseys from beyond the arc Monday.
The way in which he threw down this two-handed jam in the fourth quarter showed how Monday’s game was more than a preseason exhibition for Jones:
Heat center Bam Adebayo also posted a double-double (14 points, 14 rebounds) but shot 3-of-13 and picked up seven fouls.
On the other side, Kendrick Nunn and Damian Jones combined to score 33 points for the Warriors. Nunn added 11 rebounds and two assists, while Jones grabbed six boards.
Jordan Bell might still be basking in the glow of the Warriors’ championship, as he didn’t have as much of an impact on the game as one would’ve expected based on his role in Golden State’s squad.
Bell had four points, five rebounds and three assists, but the only thing anybody will remember will be his missed alley-oop late in the fourth quarter. He appeared to put too much power behind his toss off the backboard, as he couldn’t complete the left-handed jam.
Both the fans in Sacramento cheap nfl jerseys from china and Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma were ruthless with their reactions to the mistake:
The Kings have gone 12 straight seasons without the playoffs, and they’re bound to go another two or three years before they’re seriously contending for the postseason.
But the trio of Bagley, Fox and Giles give the fanbase something to get excited about. That might not seem like much, but it’s more than could be said about many of the recent Sacramento squads.
Wagner and Josh Hart each chipped in 23 points for Los Angeles, cheap nfl jerseys china and Svi Mykhailiuk was 3-of-6 from beyond the arc en route to a 15-point night.