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Blazers Beat Grizzlies 97-92 To Earn Summer League Title Rematch With Lakers

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One year later, Portland and Los Angeles will meet again with the Summer League trophy on the line.

2018 NBA Summer League - Las Vegas - Boston Celtics v Portland Trail Blazers Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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.

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