NBA Summer League 2016: Scores and Highlights from Wednesday’s Las Vegas Results

July 13th, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

The first round of the knockout phase at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas kicked off Wednesday, with eight teams looking to reach Thursday's second round, where the top eight seeds were awaiting.

Below, we'll break down all of the scores and highlights from a busy night in Las Vegas. You can find a full schedule for all of Wednesday's contests here, courtesy of    


Atlanta Hawks def. Sacramento Kings, 81-61

Behind the Herculean efforts of rookie Taurean Prince, the Atlanta Hawks advanced to the second round of the Las Vegas Summer League bracket with an 81-61 win over the Sacramento Kings.

Prince (21 points, nine rebounds), fellow rookie DeAndre Bembry (13 points, five rebounds), Walter "Edy" Tavares (14 points, nine rebounds) and Brandon Ashley (10 points) all came up huge for the Hawks.

Bembry provided one of the highlights of the game with this monster dunk, via the team's Twitter account:

He was also the beneficiary of some nice ball movement:

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