It was a hectic day for the NBA Tuesday as Summer League teams were in action. Rookie Chet Holmgren made his Summer League debut. We’ve also got Steph Curry’s crazy statistic, and an update on the Lakers-Nets trade talks.
If all of Steph Curry’s three-point shots were changed to two-pointers, he would still have been the NBA Finals’ leading scorer. Curry received his fourth championship ring. He was also the first Finals MVP. Curry averaged 31.2 point, 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in the NBA Finals. Curry was able to shoot 43.7 percent at three in the finals against Boston Celtics.
Adrian Wojnarowski from ESPN NBA Insider gave us an update regarding the Kyrie Irving-Lakers deal:
“I would believe Rob Pelinka, Sean Marks will be in Vegas in Summer League, and that’s a conversation they could decide to pick up there again.”
Earlier in the day, Shams Charania of The Athletic says there is currently “no traction” on an Irving dealTo the Lakers. He said:
“I’m not sure we are going to see that take place.”
Please stay tuned for more updates in the next few days.
“People around the league” think the New York Knicks tamperedWith Jalen Brunson. The Knicks will be penalized.
Tonight, Oklahoma City Thunder’s summer league debut was made by Chet Holmgren. Holmgren ended the game with 23 points and seven rebounds. He also had six blocks, four assists and four three-pointers. Holmgren was also compared with Dirk Nowitzki, the future NBA Hall-of-Famer.
this is uncanny 👀 🤯
Chet Holmgren 2022 Dirk Nowitzki 2011pic.twitter.com/yV1KWTBZB2
— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) July 6, 2022
Nikola Jovic was a Miami Heat rookie who finished the game with 25 point, seven-for-seven shooting from three-point range, nine rebounds, and five points.
Free-agent center Thomas Bryant signedOne-year agreement with Los Angeles Lakers
TJ Warren, Free Agent Forward signedA deal was made with the Brooklyn Nets.
Free-agent center Gorgui Dieng signedA one-year agreement with the San Antonio Spurs
In December, former NFL player and four-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Demaryius Tom, 33, died. Following a brain scan by the Concussion Legacy Foundation at Boston University, CTE researchers found that Thomas had suffered from chronic traumatic and encephalopathy. Thomas’ family released these findings.
Dominique Williams, a former NFL player, graduated from NYPD Academy because he wanted to be a cop.
Robert Griffin III is a Quarterback and says he’s ready to go back to the NFL. Griffin III, a quarterback, hasn’t played in more than 19 months. However, Griffin III seems to have stayed fit and ready for a chance.