NBA Summer League

2021 NBA Summer League: Breakout performers, highlights, scores and more from Day 1

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

Breakout performances

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

Best highlights

Scottie Barnes with the three-quarter-court left-handed dime.

Jericho Sims just might have the poster of the summer locked up in the very first game.

Kenyon Martin Jr. welcomes No. 3 overall pick Evan Mobley to the league with this denial at the rim.

No. 19 overall pick Kai Jones took the elevator to the top floor for this high-flying jam for the Charlotte Hornets.

Six quick points from No. 10 overall pick Jalen Smith!

Lakers pull off the comeback to cap-off Day 1 of the Las Vegas Summer League, courtesy the putback by Austin Reaves

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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