August 2021 Basketball Wiretap

NBA Summer League PER Of No. 1 Overall Picks Since 2004

Aug 16, 2021 11:06 AM

While Cade Cunningham has one game remaining in Summer League, his PER of 20.9 is one of the highest of a number one overall pick. Cunningham is averaging 18.7 points,5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 27.7 minutes over three games while shooting 50 percent on three-pointers. 

Summer League PER

2004: Dwight Howard: 21.3

2005: Andrew Bogut (NA)

2006: Andrea Bargnani: 13.0

2007: Greg Oden: 12.9

2008: Derrick Rose: 13.2

2009: Blake Griffin: 19.3

2010: John Wall: 23.5

2011: Kyrie Irving (NA)

2012: Anthony Davis (NA)

2013: Anthony Bennett: 12.5

2014: Andrew Wiggins: 18.0

2015: Karl-Anthony Towns: 13.7

2016: Ben Simmons: 13.5

2017: Markell Fultz: 15.9

2018: Deandre Ayton: 22.1

2019: Zion Williamson (NA)

2020: Anthony Edwards (NA)

2021: Cade Cunningham: 20.9

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Jalen Green To Undergo MRI On Hamstring, Likely Out For Summer League

Aug 13, 2021 8:17 AM

Jalen Green will likely miss the rest of the Summer League with a sore right hamstring.

The Houston Rockets will have Green undergo an MRI as a precaution, but they don't believe there is a "significant concern" with the injury.

Green scored 61 points in 72 summer league minutes, shooting 19-of-37 from the floor and 10-of-19 from 3-point range.

The Rockets selected Green with the No. 2 pick.

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Pacers, Wizards Summer League Opener Postponed

Aug 8, 2021 3:09 PM

The NBA has postponed the Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards game at Las Vegas NBA Summer League. It was scheduled for Sunday, August 8 and was the opener between the two teams.

The game was postponed due to contract tracing for COVID-19 leaving the Wizards with fewer than the minimum-required players.

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