No. 4 pick Scottie Barnes turned in a huge two-way performance to headline Day 7 of Summer League action in Las Vegas.
With eight games on the slate, there was plenty of action on court and if you missed any of it, we've got you covered with scores, news and highlights from another busy day in Vegas.
Breakout performers - Day 7
Nah'Shon Hyland, Denver Nuggets - 28 points (9-17 FG), six rebounds, four assists, one steal, one block
Max Strus, Miami Heat - 24 points (6-13 3PT), four assists, three rebounds, two steals
Skylar Mays, Atlanta Hawks - 26 points (7-17 FG), nine assists, four rebounds, two steals
Jalen Johnson, Atlanta Hawks - 25 points (9-15 FG), seven rebounds, three assists, two steals, one block
Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors - 23 points (10-18 FG), five rebounds, four assists,, one steal, two blocks
Quinten Grimes, New York Knicks - 28 points (8-20 FG), six rebounds, four assists, one steal
Miles McBride, New York Knicks - 23 points, four rebounds, five assists, two steals, one block (9-14 FG)
Luka Garza, Detroit Pistons - 20 points (6-12 FG), 14 rebounds, three assists, one steal
Top storylines and highlights
Welcome to the Bones Show!
Nah'Shon "Bones" Hyland got busy against he Dallas Mavericks to lead the Denver Nuggets to their first win at Summer League.
With the ball in his hands, he showed off his full offensive arsenal, getting to the rim and creating his own shot from the 3-point line with no shortage of confidence. He piled up 28 points, four assists, and six rebounds on 9-of-17 from the field and 5-of-8 from three-point range.
The 26th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft looks like a steal for the Nuggets.
Got 'em on an 🏝️ pic.twitter.com/jggMCZor2e- Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) August 14, 2021
Jalen Johnson looks ready to contribute right away
Speaking of steals, Jalen Johnson, the No. 20 overall pick in the draft continues to impress in Vegas, turning in another impressive performance.
Johnson posted 25 points, seven rebounds, three assists, two steals and a highlight-reel block, with his versatility and offensive ability shining in Vegas.
That's how we feeling⁉️ pic.twitter.com/k1iCIFTtKU- Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) August 14, 2021
He was doing it on both ends for the Hawks. Look at how high he gets on this block!
Jalen got UP for the 🚫 pic.twitter.com/I1ZBxU6714- Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) August 14, 2021
Celtics stay perfect
The Celtics become the first team in Vegas to go 4-0, all but sealing their spot in the Summer League championship game.
Playing without Payton Pritchard and Yam Madar, Carsen Edwards stepped up with an impressive all-round performance, recording 16 points, seven assists, five rebounds, two steals and two blocks.
Boston had no shortage of highlights in this game, none better than this no-look dome from Edwards.
Carsen Edwards with the no-look find on NBA TV! #NBASummer- NBA (@NBA) August 14, 2021
💻: https://t.co/YuGpAi3U4m pic.twitter.com/Jyq2KTZ2ya
Not to be outdone, Romeo Langford continued his high-flying Summer League with this baseline fliush.
Rise up, Romeo!- NBA (@NBA) August 14, 2021
Romeo Langford throws down the baseline jam on NBA TV! #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/pFonDty055
Scottie Barnes leads the comeback
Despite carrying a left ankle injury, No. 4 pick Scottie Barnes powered the Raptors to an 80-79 comeback win over the Charlotte Hornets.
Barnes recorded 23 points, five rebounds and four assists on 10-of-18 from the field and capped off a late13-2 run to tie it up at 79-79 before Dalano Banton's free throw put them in front for good.
Scottie Barnes finishes the breakaway jam to tie it up with 20 seconds to go on NBA TV! #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/pZlNp4zBYl- NBA (@NBA) August 15, 2021
Barnes added a steal and two blocks in his 30 minutes, giving the Raptors a surge on defence with his energy and activity.
Meanwhile, Precious Achiuwa, who scored 18 points on the night, had the play of the game, running the floor in transition for the two-handed jam
Two hands for safety 🔥- NBA (@NBA) August 15, 2021
Precious Achiuwa throws in the transition jam on NBA TV!
💻: https://t.co/YuGpAi3U4m pic.twitter.com/r2nkWRfPzg
Knicks picks put on a show
The Knicks' 25th and 36th picks in the 2021 NBA Draft put on a show in their 103-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, combining for 51 points.
Quentin Grimes led all scorers with 28 points, six rebounds and four assists, going 6-of-14 from beyond the arc, while Miles McBride added 23 points, five assists and four rebounds on an efficient 9-of-14 from the field and 5-of-8 from beyond the arc.
Meanwhile, Obi Toppin, the No. 8 pick in last year's draft continues to get buckets in Vegas, scoring 20+ points for the fourth-straight game.
21 from Toppin 👏@obitoppin1 scores 20+ PTS for the fourth time at the MGM Resorts #NBASummer League in the @nyknicks win! pic.twitter.com/qg8gJv64P6- NBA (@NBA) August 15, 2021
Play of the Day: Trevelin Queen
Trevelin Queen put his defender on skates with this nasty behind-the-back dribble, before throwing down the jam.
Trevelin Queen shows off the handles and the hops on ESPN2 🤯#NBASummer x @Lakers pic.twitter.com/f5rZd6P2MM- NBA (@NBA) August 15, 2021
Denver Nuggets 89, Dallas Mavericks 85
Atlanta Hawks 94, Miami Heat 90
Boston Celtics 100, Philadelphia 76ers 81
Indiana Pacers 95, Oklahoma City Thunder 61
Toronto Raptors 80, Charlotte Hornets 79
New York Knicks 103, Cleveland Cavaliers 94
Phoenix Suns 79, Portland Trail Blazerss 70
Detroit Pistons 103, Los Angeles Lakers 86
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