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2013 NBA Summer League: More Player Reports from Las Vegas League

Golden State Warriors guard Cameron Jones
Golden State Warriors guard Cameron Jones

Jul 13, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Cameron Jones (6) shoots the ball against Washington Wizards forward Chris Singleton during an NBA Summer League game at Cox Pavillion. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

The Las Vegas portion of the 2013 NBA Summer League continues to roll on in the desert. Here are more player reports you can use for the weekend.

The following teams have played at least four games.

ATLANTA HAWKS: LOADED WITH PROSPECTS

Last year’s 23rd overall pick, John Jenkins, has become the go-to guy for Atlanta’s summer team. He leads the team in shot attempts, 3-point attempts, minutes per game, and is the leading scorer with 17.8 points, along with 4.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists, but 2.3 turnovers. Despite the high volumes of shots, Jenkins has not been very accurate: 38% field goal and 31% 3-point percentages.

Also selected in last year’s draft, it’s second rounder out of Virginia, forward Mike Scott. He’s not too far behind Jenkins in scoring, averaging 17.0 points and 5.3 rebounds per game, while shooting very well from the field and the line: field goal percentage of 48% and free-throw rate of 86%.

First round pick, 16th overallLucas Nogueira, is shooting 59% from the field and averaging 7.0 points, 6.5 rebounds (leads the team), 1.5 steals, and 1.8 blocks per game.

Rookie second round pickMike Muscala is also having a decent summer: 7.3 points (off 42% shooting), 6.3 rebounds, 1.0 assist, 1.0 steals, 1.3 blocks, and 1.5 turnovers per game.

I can’t finish with the Hawks without mentioning their point guard of their future, Dennis Schroder. He is averaging 31.3 minutes per game and although his shooting has been bad (slash line of 31%/22%/85%), he’s done a good job of producing in other areas: 9.8 points, 2.0 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 2.0 steals, but 3.5 turnovers per game.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS: EXCITING PLAYER ON THE HORIZON

Leading the Wiz in minutes, Chris Singleton (2011 first round pick) is having a solid showing in this league: 11.3 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.5 blocks, but 2.8 turnovers per game. He is shooting 42% from the field and an astounding 90% free-throw percentage.

Glen Rice Jr., rookie second rounder and son of former NBA star Glen Rice, is the third leading scorer on this team, averaging 11.0 points per game, but is shooting a dreadful 38% from the field. Not only does he lead in field goal attempts, but he also has taken the most 3-pointers for the Wiz as well, shooting 25% from beyond the arc. He’s also contributed 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, but 1.3 turnovers.

Amazingly enough, Jan Vesely has been impressive as he leads the team in both scoring and rebounding and shooting 65% from the field. He’s been averaging 12.3 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 2.0 steals, 1.8 blocks, but 4.0 turnovers per game.

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS: LIVING UP TO THE HYPE

Leading the team in field goal and free-throw attempts, Austin Rivers has made the most of his team-leading minutes, shooting 44% from the field, but only 20% from 3-point land, and 67% from the foul line. The rest of his averages: 17.4 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.3 steals, but 2.5 turnovers per game.

Brian Roberts, 2008 undrafted player out of Dayton, leads the team in assists per game with 3.0. He has been terrible from behind the 3-point line (11%), but has shot 46% from the field and 88% from the line. He’s also averaging 14.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.5 steals, and 2.0 turnovers per game.

Former Kentucky player and second round pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, Darius Miller leads the team in 3-point attempts and has a pretty good shooting slash line of 41%/40%/83%. He’s averaging 13.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, and 1.3 turnovers per game.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES: PROBABLY NOT WHAT THEY SIGNED UP FOR

Shabazz Muhammad looked like a steal for the T’Wolves in this year’s draft. So far, his performance in this league has underwhelmed those that had placed high expectations for the enigmatic rookie. So far, he leads the team in shot attempts and minutes per game. Though he has shot well from the field (42% from the field, 50% from 3-point line), he’s only gone to the free-throw line nine times, shooting a paltry 33%. He’s only averaged 9.8 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2.5 turnovers per game.

Former Purdue standout and 58th pick overall in the 2012 NBA Draft, Robbie Hummel is second on the team in minutes per game behind Muhammad and is shooting 52% from the field, averaging 9.3 points, 6.0 rebounds (leads the team), and 2.0 turnovers per game.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS: 2013-14 IS LOOKING MORE AND MORE LIKE A THROW-AWAY YEAR

The only player worth mentioning is Marcus Landry as he leads the Lake Show in all shot attempts and scoring. The forward out of Wisconsin went undrafted back in 2009,  has averaged 15.5 points (leads team), 4.8 rebounds, and 1.0 steals per game, while displaying a shooting slash line of 40%/33%/74%.

Much more player reports to come soon.

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