Published: Sat, July 14, 2018
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Extra games can help some teams in the National Basketball Association summer grind

Extra games can help some teams in the National Basketball Association summer grind

Jackson Jr. was someone I had doubts about, but just a couple of games into the Summer League, those have been put to bed. He said decades later, the investment is still paying off, setting an example for Summer League stars to follow when they get their first paycheck.

It appeared to be a strong possibility that Bell and Jones would not play in every summer league game. Now, lines are everywhere and future odds hit the market on Wednesday.

The two played together for a brief time as teammates back in their high school days at Hillcrest Prep in Phoenix, so Ayton is expecting to have some friendly exchanges with Bagley on Friday, but when it comes to the game, don't expect him to have any special treatment for Bagley.

Dozier was perhaps the team's best player on Monday.

The 18-year-old impressed everyone in his Summer League debut, scoring 29 points in just over 23 minutes of action and shooting 60 percent from the field.

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"While he may have cut his fingernails, his nails will be forever memorialized inside Ripley's Believe It or Not! ". They together stretched about 30 feet, or the length of a bus, before he finally had them cut on Wednesday.

The Lakers have Friday off before facing Philadelphia in their Las Vegas opener on Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

No. 1 pick Deandre Ayton and the Phoenix Suns will be the top attraction Friday at the start of the NBA Summer League, where all 30 franchises will be represented for the first time in a tournament that stretches through July 17. "Tonight, it happened to be 6'7" power forward Marcus Derrickson, who punched in 24 points, 11 rebounds, and 4 steals for the Warriors.

Robinson, an undrafted forward from the University of MI scored an extremely efficient 19 points in just 19 minutes of action. Robinson also grabbed four rebounds and dished out two assists in the Heat's 89-74 victory over the Lakers.

Wagner and Mayes led the Lakers scoring efforts with 13 points each on a combined 9-19 shooting, while Moe also contributed 13 rebounds.

Justin Jackson scored 26 for Sacramento (1-2). In the fourth, it was tough for the young Lakers to catch any sort of rhythm due to inefficient ball control, but they were able to keep up with the shooting of the Warriors to keep the game within single digits.

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