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Wade Baldwin IV Named to All-NBA Summer League Second Team

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The Blazers guard earned second team honors while waiting to see if his contract will be guaranteed through next season.

NBA: Summer League-Boston Celtics at Portland Trail Blazers Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Blazers guard Wade Baldwin IV has had himself a nice summer, earning All-NBA Summer League Second Team honors on Tuesday, just hours in advance of Portland’s Tuesday night championship match up against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Baldwin, who has until Thursday to have his contract guaranteed by the Blazers for next season, put up averages of 13.3 points, four rebounds, and nearly eight assists per game through Portland’s first six games.

Laker Josh Hart won the league’s MVP award, averaging an NBA Summer League-leading 24.2 points (on 47.1 percent shooting from the field), 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 steals in six games.

Joining Hart on the first team are Wendell Carter Jr. (CHI), Kevin Knox (NYK), Collin Sexton (CLE), and Christian Wood (MIL).

Along with Baldwin, the second team is comprised of DeAndre Ayton (PHO), Jaren Jackson Jr. (MEM), Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (LAL), and Trae Young (ATL).