NBA Las Vegas Summer League: Day Six Rookie Recap

July 15th, 2010 by Leave a reply »
Game 1

Houston Rockets 82 def. Denver Nuggets 75

Patrick Patterson – HOU: His shooting was inconsistent for the week, but his overall game looks promising. Solid rebounding presence down low, but he can get up and down the court with ease. He can also step outside for a pick and pop, looking comfortable when shooting mid-range jump shots. He had six points and 10 boards in this one.

Ishmael Smith – HOU: Was awesome in this game, putting up 15 points, six assists, and only one turnover in 29 minutes. Most of his buckets are at or near the basket, so his field goal percentages will be good. Really quick in transition and can get in the lane virtually whenever he wants.

Laurence Ekperigin – DEN: Crazy efficient day for Ekperigin, scoring 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting in 17 minutes. He also grabbed six rebounds.


Game 2

Toronto Raptors 102 def. New York Knicks 89

Ed Davis – TOR: Shows the potential to be a really good post scorer. Has good footwork and hands in the paint. Has shot 65 percent in three games so far and could be a little more assert ...

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