Mobley’s Cavs bests Suggs’ Magic for first win on Day four of Summer League
Number three overall pick, Evan Mobley, had to wait until day four of the NBA Summer League to get his first win of the summer.
Cleveland beat the Orlando Magic, 94-84 from the Thomas & Mack Center.
Orlando came out on fire making five of its first nine three-point attempts in the first quarter.
However, Mobley began to heat up in the second quarter, before finishing with 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists. There were a few Cavalier lapses in the second quarter included an errant lob to Mobley and a missed dunk by second-year Isaac Okoro.
At halftime, Cleveland held onto a three-point lead after once leading by 11.
It wasn’t long into the second half before the lead was once again double-digits.
Orlando guard Cole Anthony was assessed a technical foul with the team down six points.
Anthony shot 2-of-10 from the field, including missing all three three-point attempts, ending the night with four points.
He did not play anymore after his technical foul.
Number five overall pick, Jalen Suggs, was also given a technical foul later in the game with the Magic down 16.
Suggs finished with 16 points, eight rebounds and five assists.
Miami goes to 2-0 after a double-overtime win over Memphis
Second-year player Max Strus helped the Miami Heat survive two overtimes against the reigning summer league champion, Memphis Grizzlies.
Miami once trailed in the game by 20 points.
Strus led the way with 32 points, including going 7-for-17 from three-point range.
His 17 three-point attempts are more than the total field goal attempts by all but one teammate individually.
His seventh three-pointer came as a walk-up three in the sudden death second overtime.
As a team, the Heat shot 10-of-39 from three.
Rookie center Omer Yurtseven chipped in with 23 points on 10-of-19 shooting in his first game of the Las Vegas Summer League.
Memphis guard Desmond Bane was limited to 16 points on 5-of-12 from the field.
Forwards Ziaire Williams and Sean McDermott both added 19 points apiece.
New York beats the LA Lakers in coast-to-coast battle
In an always exciting, Los Angeles vs. New York battle, the Knicks beat the Lakers, 91-82.
Second-year guard Immanuel Quickley led the way with a game-high 25 points on 7-of-15 from the floor.
This 25-point outburst comes after Quickley was held to 15 points on 5-of-17 shooting in the summer league opener.
Rookie guard Miles McBride also provided a spark off-the-bench, scoring 22 points in 28 minutes of action.
McBride shot 7-of-9 from the field including going a perfect 6-of-6 from three-point range.
The Lakers were led by forwards Devontae Cacok and Vic Law, who both scored 14 points respectively.