A Look Into the Philadelphia 76ers First Summer League Game

July 5th, 2010 by Alec Beckman Leave a reply »

The 76ers opened their Summer League campaign with an 84-74 win over Derrick Favors and the Nets.  It was an impressive performance by the 76ers, running the floor well, and showing overall domination against the Nets.  The 76ers squad, led by PG Jrue Holliday, struggled from the field, only shooting 41.7%, while shooting 30% from three-point range.  Even though their shooting wasn’t outstanding, the 76ers ran the floor and went to the line like it was nobody’s business. 

         Jrue Holliday was clearly the favorite for player of the game, shooting 8-13 from the field, with 23 points and 8 assists.  His numbers were impressive, but the presence he brought to the game was terrific.  He displayed his excellent court vision, and showed his improved skills of finishing around the rim.  Holliday was the best player out there in my opinion and dominated the Nets.

         The player who impressed me second most was 6-4 shooting guard, Jodie Meeks.  Meeks w ...

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