NBA Summer League: Josh Giddy shines as Thunder beat Grizzlies triple-double

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Josh Giddy had 14 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, No. 2 pick Chet Holmgren added 11 points and 12 rebounds and Oklahoma City Beat Memphis 87-71 on Wednesday night for the Thunder’s second consecutive win in the Salt Lake City Summer League.

6 pick Giddy in the 2021 draft secured his triple-double on the feed for a 3-pointer to Lindy Waters III with 1:20 remaining in the fourth quarter. Holmgren was 3 of 4 off the field in the first half and scored 11 points but struggled after halftime, missing seven straight shots.

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Josh Giddy #3 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dribbles the ball during a game against the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2022 Salt Lake City Summer League on July 6, 2022 in Vivint. SmartHome Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Oklahoma City started the second half at 10-3 for a 58-46 lead and later made 10 straight runs to take a 68-52 lead. miss memphis 14 consecutive shots in the second half.

Jalen Williams, No. 12 Selection Out of Santa Clara, scored three 3-pointers and scored 16 points for Oklahoma City. Holmgren, who set a Salt Lake City Summer League record with six blocks on Tuesday, blocked his first shot with 4:12 remaining in the third quarter.

Kenny Lofton Jr. scored seven of Memphis’s opening 10 points and finished with 19.

Memphis star Jaa Morant sits on the court for the second straight game.

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Memphis Grizzlies guard Shaq Buchanan is defended by Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddy (3) during the first half of an NBA Summer League basketball game in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Shaq Buchanan is defended by Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddy (3) during the first half of an NBA Summer League basketball game in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, July 6, 2022.
(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger)

76ERS 86, Jazz 82

Charles Bassi had 17 points, Trevelin Queen added 15 points – including an acrobatic alley-up layout in the closing seconds – and philadelphia defeated Utah.

Bassie, a 2021 second-round pick from Western Kentucky, was 7 of 12 from the field, caught nine rebounds and had four steals from Philadelphia’s 17.

Miles Powell added 13 points, Charlie Brown Jr. added 12 and Cassius Winston added 11. Julian Champagne scored just five points on 2-of-11 shooting, including a 0 for 6 from 3-point range, but scored 10 rebounds.

Bruno Cabocello converted a three-point game and then a putback from a missed layup by James Palmer Jr. to 15-4 that gave the Jazz an 80-78 lead when Justin Robinson hit a pull-within 2:54. Hit the jumper up. to play. Queen made two free throws and Winston made a 3 of 4 from the foul line before Winston passed a cutting Queen from near midcourt for a lay that hung in front of the rim and it was shot in 34.2 seconds. Let’s walk before leaving to make 85-80 with.

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Memphis Grizzlies forward Kenny Lofton Jr. (6) is seen shooting against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Chet Holmgren (7) during the first half of an NBA Summer League basketball game in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, July 6, 2022.

Memphis Grizzlies forward Kenny Lofton Jr. (6) is seen shooting against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Chet Holmgren (7) during the first half of an NBA Summer League basketball game in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, July 6, 2022.
(AP Photo/Jeff Swinger)

Robinson’s lead jaizu With 17 points, Kaboko added 16 and Palmer added 14.

Utah, who went 0 for 9 from a 3-point range in the fourth quarter, missed his last five field-goal attempts and committed two of his 22 turnovers in the final 2-plus minutes.