NBA Summer League: Day 2    
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Game one of todays action was the best game of the summer league so far. The Warriors and Hornets played a very fasted paced up tempo game with a lot of fouls and free throw

Both teams had a lot of players which NBA fans will be familiar with. The Hornets had eight guys NBA fans know, Cedric Simmons, Marcus Vincinius, Hilton Armstrong, Jack Vroman, Adam Haluska, Anthony Roberson, Julian Wright, Milt Palacio, and Hilton Armstrong. The Warriors had Kalenna Azubuike, Marco Belinelli, Patrick OíBryant, Josh Powell, Stephane Lasme, Toby Bailey, and Brandan Wright.

This was a good game all around, both teams actually made baskets which have been a rarity in this league. The Hornets couldnít stop Belinelli at all, he scored at will. The Hornets also took a lot of three point shots which they always seemed to miss.


Studs and Duds

Stud
Kalenna Azubuike, He was awesome. Heís a good at dunking and very good without the ball. He also is good on defense.
Dud

Josh Powell, He just committed turn overs a lot, but he did play decent defense.
Stud

Anthony Roberson, He kept The Hornets in the game. He also is very good from the three point range.
Dud

Marcus Vincinius, he did nothing today except stand there. He looked mad that he wasnít getting the ball too.
Stud

Marco Belinelli, he got 37 points easily. He is very good at moving the offense up the court and can get a lot of easy shots.
Dud

Carlos Powell, looked out of place all game long
Stud

Hilton Armstrong, good at scoring but he needs to work harder elsewhere.
Dud

Adam Haluska, A classic tweener. To big for the three, to small for the four.

The second game between the Sixers and Pistons was the best another exciting and could challenger the previous game for best game. The Pistons won on a buzzer beating shot.

The Pistons had six guys who should make a NBA roster they are Aaron Affalo, Rodney Stuckey, Sammy Mejia, Chiekh Samb, Jason Maxiell, and Laron Profit. The Sixers have ten guys but didnít play them all.

This game was close the entire way and went into overtime. This game also had a lot of fouls called in it. I thought the guards from both teams did a horrible job controlling the ball, they both turned it over a lot.


Studs and Duds

Stud
Jason Maxiell, very good in the low post but needs to rebound more
Dud

Cheikh Samb, Very slow and not skilled.
Stud

Louis Williams, He can get to the free throw line like D-Wade, but he makes poor dribbling mistakes.
Dud

Bobby Jones, he looked out of place on the court.
Stud

Sammy Mejia, hit the game winning three in overtime
Dud
Eddy Fobbs, he ran slow and didnt get involved in the offense.
Stud

Jason Smith, rebounded and defended but fouled a lot too.
Dud

Rodney Carney, took a lot of bad shots and didnít play with the offense.

The Spurs and Cavs played third, and just like their finalís series their summer game was boring. The game was close but filled with mistakes and turnovers. A lot of players tried to make the highlight reel rather than just play basketball and this lead to a sloppy game.

The Cavs had three guys from their finals team, Daniel Gibson, Shannon Brown, and Dwayne Jones as well as former Raptors player PJ Tucker and former Knick Dijon Thompson. The Spurs had their same guys from yesterday.

This game was ugly in every sense of the word, the Spurs guards really tried to make themselves stand out, which they did but in a bad way with their play. The Cavs lost Gibson to an eye injure in the second quarter. James White was about the only thing entertaining about this game, he has some nice dunks but canít hold onto the ball.


Studs and Duds

Stud
C.J. Watson, he can score but today didnít try to run the offense.
Dud

Jackie Butler, I think he needs to lose some weight before he crushes someone.
Stud

Shannon Brown, Got to the line a lot, but took a lot of shots too.
Dud

Kevin Pittsnoggle, He stunk the place up really bad with his poorly timed shooting.
Stud

James White, Heís got a quick first step, he gets too excited when heís beat someone and usually messes up. He did have a nice dunk in warm ups where he jumped over some ugly Ukrainian.
Dud

Viktor Sanikidze, the ugly Ukrainian guy did nothing but look out of place. Looking at the guide I must correct myself, he is from Georgia not Ukraine, not the state either though he did have the south shall rise again look going on.
Stud

Darius Rice, He had a really good game, so good in fact that his uncle even cheered him on, his Uncle is Jerry Rice to football player. He is very energetic and fun to watch.
Dud

P.J. Tucker, he did nothing and I mean nothing

China vs. The Kings was the last game. China looked good last night but tonight they looked really bad. This was the most boring game so far as China didnít even look like they belonged here.

The Kings had seven guys who have or will play in the NBA, they include Francisco Garcia, Donta Smith, Justin Williams, Spencer Hawes, and Ceasary Tribansky. China had Wang and Yi and Sun on their team.

The Kings got ahead early and never really looked back. China was in the game until the second quarter when the Kings just blew it away. China had a tough time matching the physical play of the Kings.

Studs and Duds

Stud
Wang ZhiZhi, he didnt have as good of game as yesterday but he showed he can still play.
Dude

Wang Zhongguang, the other Wang Z. I donít have much to say about him other than he has a funny name.
Stud
Justin Williams, wow is about all I can say about him. He was a beast on the boards and is why China couldnít score. He kept Yi and Wang out of the paint all game long.
Dud

Donta Smith, he limped so I think he was hurt.
Stud

Feng Du, He didnt play so he didnít suck.
Dud

Team China, they all sucked.
Stud

Francisco Garcia, he created shots for himself and his teammates all night long
Dud

David Young, He played but he didnít stand out

Written by Jessie Styen