NBA Summer League 2015: Scores and Highlights from Tuesday’s Las Vegas Results

July 14th, 2015 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

Tuesday marked the conclusion of the pre-tournament phase of the Las Vegas Summer League, as the 12 remaining teams took to the court for their third and final contest before elimination play.

The games helped finalize the seeding for the 24-team tournament that will take place throughout the remainder of the week, culminating in next Monday's final. The Denver Nuggets, New Orleans Pelicans and Toronto Raptors had already established themselves as the cream of the crop by posting 3-0 records. The Boston Celtics and New York Knicks each had an opportunity to join them atop the standings.

It was also a big day for marquee rookie matchups, as New York's Kristaps Porzingis and the Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor were scheduled to go head-to-head. Many Knicks fans came into the June festivities hoping Okafor would drop to No. 4 in the draft and were catatonic when he went No. 3. Porzingis was solid in his first two games in Vegas, so a head-to-head win against Okafor would further quiet the rumblings.

With that in mind, let's take a look at how all six games on the schedule played out.


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