With Pat Connaughton removed from Las Vegas Summer League play due to injury, Jake Layman performed admirably in the Trail Blazers’ victory over the Bulls on Wednesday night. After struggling with his shooting touch through Portland's first three games, Layman erupted against Chicago to the tune of 22 points.
Jake Layman Leads Blazers Past Bulls In Game 1 of Summer Leagu...Posted by Blazer's Edge on חמישי 13 יולי 2017
"The coaches told me to keep staying aggressive - that's what I did."
Combined with Jarnell Stokes' 16-and-17 double-double, Layman's 22-point outburst was good enough to carry the Blazers into the second round of Summer League competition. Portland returns to action tonight when they face the Raptors at 7:00 p.m.