Summer League action continues Tuesday in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. The California Classic is wrapping up with two games, while the Salt Lake City Summer League event tips off. These games are precursors to the main Summer League event in Las Vegas which begins July 7.
Here we’ll be recapping all the games for Tuesday, July 5.
Heat 94, Warriors 70
The big story in this game was the play of Heat rookie Nikola Jovic, who finished with 25 points and nine rebounds. The forward shot well from behind the arc, which will help him get minutes regularly in what figures to be a tight Miami rotation. The Warriors had three players in double figures scoring, but did not shoot the ball well from deep. Patrick Baldwin Jr. didn’t get on the floor for Golden State in this contest.
Kings 87, Lakers 75
Neither team shot the ball particularly well in this game. Keegan Murray continued his impressive summer with 24 points and seven rebounds. He’ll look to keep this up in Vegas. The Lakers didn’t get much out of second-round pick Max Christie as he managed just five points. He did get eight rebounds though. This was LA’s first loss in Summer League play.