NBA Summer League 2010: Blazers Not Bashful Offensively in Win Over T-Wolves

July 18th, 2010 by Nick Poust Leave a reply »

Patrick Mills and the rest of the Blazers didn't shoot well, but they shot, shot, and shot some more, which is a great sign.

The Portland Trail Blazers shot 26-or-76, 34 percent, from the field in their Summer League contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The shooting percentage was dreadful, but though 50 shots were clanged, the up-and-coming players who had to show some aggressiveness did. That was a good sign, and in the Summer League, that’s enough.

Small forward Dante Cunningham was the only efficient Blazer in the first half in particular. He entered having been the most impressive member of the team so far, and he built upon his previous efforts.

Last year, he was chiseled and built more like a power forward. He trimmed down this offseason, which didn’t seem possible considering he seemingly didn’t have much to lose, and added even more muscle to his carved frame.

He looks and moves more like a small forward, a position he sees himself playing in the league. He’s quicker, lighter on his feet, and, because of this, he has added more moves to his arsenal.

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