The Portland Trail Blazers are the 2018 NBA Summer League Champions. Portland beat the Los Angeles Lakers from buzzer-to-buzzer, completing an undefeated Vegas run with a 91-73 win. KJ McDaniels was named MVP of the game.
C H A M P I O N S pic.twitter.com/29v28grmD6— NBA Summer League (@NBASummerLeague) July 18, 2018
Steve Dewald will have more thoughts about tonight’s game later, but for now, here were the key stats:
- KJ McDaniels: 17 points, 7 rebounds
- Wade Baldwin: 14 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds
- Gary Trent, Jr: 12 points
- John Jenkins: 11 points, 3 rebounds
- Archie Goodwin: 10 points, 7 rebounds
- Jake Layman: 10 points
- Anferee Simons: 7 points
- Caleb Swanigan: 7 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists
- Zach Collins: 3 points, 1 rebound
That’s it from Summer League! Stay tuned to Blazer’s Edge all summer, and we’ll see the Blazers late in September when training camp begins.