LAS VEGAS. Charlie Brown Jr. had 19 points and blocked 4 shots, while QJ Peterson added 16 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists as New York beat Orlando 82-80 in overtime on Wednesday night at summer league game.
Undrafted rookie Jaylen Martin, who signed a two-way contract with the Knicks (1-2), took a dribbling near the right elbow and went to the lane, where he hit the bobber and gave New York the victory. The 19-year-old Overtime Elite finished with 12 points.
11th overall pick Jett Howard led Orlando (0-3) by 22 points, including four 3-pointers, with Quinndary Weatherspoon adding 17 points.
Selected No. 6 overall, Anthony Black scored just 8 points on 3-of-10 shooting but finished with 14 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 blocks for the Magic, who were leading with 11 early in the fourth quarter.
The Magic will play Portland on Thursday at 9:00 pm.
Holmgren from OKC shines
Chet Holmgren had two big matches in a row for second place.
The night after Brandon Miller had his best game in Las Vegas, Chet Holmgren dominated both sides and led Oklahoma City to a 98–87 victory over Indiana on Wednesday night.
Holmgren had 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 blocks as he continued his strong comeback after missing the 2022-23 season due to surgery on his right leg. The 2022 No. 2 pick returned to the floor as the Thunder played in the Salt Lake City Summer League before scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds on Saturday in a win over Dallas in their Las Vegas debut.
Miller, drafted behind Victor Wembanyama in this year’s draft, scored 26 points against Portland on Tuesday, where Charlotte lost 97-93.
The Alabama All-American forward saw summer league ups and downs in Sacramento but struggled with his shot in Las Vegas. He had 16 points and 11 rebounds on July 7 against San Antonio, but made just 5 of 15 shots. He then scored 10 points on 4-of-18 shooting in a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
GROM 98, PACERS 87
Usman Dieng had 22 points, nine rebounds and six assists for Oklahoma City.
Dieng made 9 of 11 from the field and 3 of 4 from three-pointers. Jared Butler had 18 points, seven assists and three steals for the Thunder (2-1), while Keyonte Johnson also had 18 points.
Jaras Walker led Indiana 2-1 with 20 points and nine rebounds, while Isaiah Wong scored 17 points. Kendall Brown had 12 points, three steals and three blocks.
CLIPPERS 83, GRIZZLY 74
Jason Preston had 13 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for Los Angeles. Kobe Brown added 12 points, 10 boards, two steals and two blocks.
Xavier Moon scored 16 points and Broadrick Thomas 14 for the Clippers (2-1).
Kenneth Lofton, Jr. led Memphis (1–2) with 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jake LaRavia scored 22 points, but only 6 of 15 from the field. Former 5-star rookie JJ Jackson II, a second-round pick from South Carolina after one season with the Gamecocks, scored two points on 1-of-9, 0-of-7 shooting from three-pointers.
HAWKS 99, TIMBERWOLVES 93
Tyrese Martin shot 9 of 15 from the field and finished with 25 points and nine rebounds to lead Atlanta.
Seth Lundy added 14 points, including four 3-pointers, to the Hawks (2-1). Kobe Bufkin and Mfiondu Kabenghele scored 13 points each, while Mohammed Guye added 11 points.
Brandon Williams scored 23 points, Leonard Miller – 18, and DJ Carton added 13 points and seven assists for Minnesota (1-2). Josh Minott had 12 points, eight rebounds, three steals and two blocks while Feron Hunt had 11 points.
MAVERIX 98, WARRIORS 96 (OT)
Olivier-Maxence Prosper and Derek Lively II each had a double-double, while Braxton Key threw a two-handed dunk to help Dallas beat Golden State.
Prosper had 17 points and 10 rebounds while Lively finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Jayden Hardy led the Mavericks 2-1 with 21 points but only shot 6 of 19 from the field, 1 of 9 from three-point range and 8 of 15 from the free throw line. Mike Miles Jr. added 19 points.
Lester Quinones led Golden State 3-0 with 29 points, seven rebounds and five assists, while Reggie Perry scored 20 points and 17 rebounds. Guy Santos added 17 points and 10 boards while Kendrick Davis finished with 12 points and six assists.
PISTONS 94, RAPTORS 90
Auzar Thompson, number five in last month’s draft, had 17 points on 7-of-14 shooting and nine rebounds, while Jared Rhoden scored 18 points in Detroit’s win over Toronto.
Thompson also had four interceptions, three assists and two blocks. Markus Sasser added 15 points, seven assists and two steals for the Pistons (2-1).
Grady Dick scored 22 points, Muhamadou Guie made 5 of 7 from the field and finished with 15 points in favor of Toronto (0-3). R. J. Nembhard and Moses Brown each scored 13 points, while Ron Harper, Jr. scored 12 points and seven rebounds.
JAZZ 96, Nuggets 91
Ohay Agbaji and Luka Samanic scored 14 points each, beating five Utah players by double figures in a victory over Denver.
Keshon Justice added 12 points and eight rebounds to the Nuggets (3-0). Colby Ross and Nick Ongenda scored 11 points each.
Julian Strouter had 21 points and Hunter Tyson had 19 points and 12 rebounds for Denver (0-3). Cassius Stanley had 13 points and Jalen Pickett had 12 points, six rebounds, eight assists and three blocks.
CELTICS 95, LAKERS 90
Jordan Walsh scored 25 points for Boston, and JD Davison added a double-double in a win over Los Angeles.
Davison had 11 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. Jay Scrubb hit four three-pointers and finished with 18 points in favor of Boston (1-2). Dalano Banton had 12 points and six assists but only made 3 of 19 shots, 1 of 7 from three-point range. Justin Champagne scored 10 points with seven rebounds and two blocks.
Max Christie led Los Angeles (2-1) with 24 points and eight boards. D’Moy Hodge hit six 3-pointers to finish with 22 points, Jalen Hood-Scifino added 15 points and Cole Swider added 14.