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Anfernee Simons, Gary Trent Jr. Impress in G League Debuts

The Blazer rookies each scored 20+ points in their debuts.

NBA: Portland Trail Blazers-Media Day Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

Portland Trail Blazers rookies Anfernee Simons and Gary Trent Jr. each had impressive performances in their recent debuts in the G League. Simons, the team’s first-round selection in the 2018 NBA Draft, scored 22 points (9-21 on field goals, 4-9 from three) for the Agua Caliente Clippers:

Trent Jr., a second-rounder that the Blazers traded for on draft night, scored 24 points (10-22 on field goals, 4-9 from deep) for the Texas Legends:

Blazers reporter Casey Holdahl notes that each player is expected to be back with the team by next week.