The 2021 NBA Summer League kicked off in Las Vegas, giving fans the first opportunity to see the stars of this year's rookie class.
With seven games of action, take a look at some of the top performers, best highlights and scores from each contest.
2021 NBA Summer League - Day 1
Payton Pritchard, Boston Celtics: 23 PTS, 5 REB, 5 AST, 2 STL, 7 3PM
Jalen Johnson, Atlanta Hawks: 20 PTS, 10 REB, 2 AST, 1 STL, 1 BLK
Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors: 18 PTS, 10 REB, 5 AST, 2 STL, 1 BLK, 1 TO
Obi Toppin, New York Knicks: 24 PTS, 8 REB, 1 STL, 1 BLK
Jalen Green, Houston Rockets: 23 PTS, 5 REB, 2 AST, 4 3PM
Theo Maledon, Oklahoma City Thunder: 15 PTS, 11 ASTS, 5 REBS
Devontae Cacok, Los Angeles Lakers: 13 PTS, 7 REBS, 3 ASTS, 3 STLS, 2 BLKS
Jalen Smith, Phoenix Suns: 15 PTS, 12 REBS, 1 AST
Scottie Barnes with the three-quarter-court left-handed dime.
Long-range and left-handed 🏀- NBA (@NBA) August 8, 2021
Scottie Barnes finds Dalano Banton for a @Raptors layup on ESPN2! #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/TZ6DKRihXp
Jericho Sims just might have the poster of the summer locked up in the very first game.
Jericho Sims flies in for the flush 😤- NBA (@NBA) August 8, 2021
📺: #NBASummer on ESPN2 pic.twitter.com/aibePCbbo4
Kenyon Martin Jr. welcomes No. 3 overall pick Evan Mobley to the league with this denial at the rim.
❌ Denied at the rim ❌- NBA (@NBA) August 8, 2021
KJ Martin prevents the alley-oop on ESPN2! #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/IGiAD4jWiT
No. 19 overall pick Kai Jones took the elevator to the top floor for this high-flying jam for the Charlotte Hornets.
KAI JONES 😱- NBA (@NBA) August 8, 2021
The rookie takes off for the huge slam!
📺: NBA TV pic.twitter.com/jjN8U8cL3w
Six quick points from No. 10 overall pick Jalen Smith!
A fastbreak slam followed by a 4-point play 🔥- NBA (@NBA) August 9, 2021
Jalen Smith is up to 15 PTS and 11 REB for the @Suns on ESPN2! #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/Pqg9VR2W35
Lakers pull off the comeback to cap-off Day 1 of the Las Vegas Summer League, courtesy the putback by Austin Reaves
AUSTIN REAVES PUTBACK WIN FOR THE @Lakers #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/CXENJJoQMw- NBA TV (@NBATV) August 9, 2021
Games and results
Boston Celtics 85, Atlanta Hawks 83
Toronto Raptors 89, New York Knicks 79
Portland Trail Blazers 93. Charlotte Hornets 86
Houston Rockets 84. Cleveland Cavaliers 76
Oklahoma City Thunder 76, Detroit Pistons 72
Miami Heat 97, Denver Nuggets 77
Los Angeles Lakers 73, Phoenix Suns 72
Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards - Postponed
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