What a run! For the second straight year, the Portland Trail Blazers are headed to the Summer League championship game after beating the Memphis Grizzlies, 97-92. A familiar foe awaits: The Los Angeles Lakers, who beat the Blazers one year ago to hoist the Summer League trophy.
As always, a new player stepped up for Portland. Here were some key stats from the game:
- Archie Goodwin: 22 points, 14-16 FT’s
- Caleb Swanigan: 21 points, 16 rebounds
- John Jenkins: 13 points
- Zach Collins: 13 points, 12 rebounds
- Wade Baldwin: 8 points, 2-13 FG’s, 3-6 FT’s
- Jake Layman: 4 points
- Gary Trent, Jr: 6 points
The Blazers play one last game tomorrow night against the Lakers, with a chance to win Portland’s first Summer League title.